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NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” a weekly business show that airs on News 12+, has been named the recipient of two 2024 Telly Awards, including a gold award in the Interview & Talk Show category. 

The Telly Awards, which have honored excellence in video and television nationally across all screens since 1979, announced winners in all categories on Tuesday.  

“Minding Your Business” has now received seven Telly Awards over the past three years. 

In addition to taking the top prize in the Television – Interview & Talk Show category, the show won a Telly in the Social Impact category for an episode featuring a discussion with Maple and Monroe Founder Shakira Johnson on how businesses can make the most of Corporate Social Responsibility.  

NJBIA Chief Communications Officer Bob Considine, who serves as host and executive producer of “Minding Your Business,” thanked the show’s sponsors – AT&T, New Jersey Business Magazine and NJ Pathways – for their continued support, News 12+ and all guests who have appeared on the show.  

“Special thanks to our producer/director Vinnie Civitillo for all of his hard work in pre- and post-production week in and week out, and to NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka and CFO Alice Gens for continuing to give our show the opportunity to establish itself and grow,” Considine said. 

NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business” was launched in late 2020, mixing conversations with New Jersey business owners and leaders and regular discussions on New Jersey business policy featuring NJBIA’s Government Affairs team.  

The show airs on News 12+ at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday, as well as 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.  

News 12+ is available on most Fios and Optimum systems in New Jersey, or it can be streamed live on the News 12+ page here 

NJBIA members who are interested in appearing on the show can fill out the inquiry form on the show’s home page here