Long Island Business Report presents an in-depth look at the current economic state of Long Island and reveals what needs to be done in order to improve working and living conditions for the future. Emmy Award-winning Executive Producer and Anchor Jim Paymar (Business Week, CNBC, WABC-TV, WCBS-TV, WNBC-TV) examines the status of Long Island’s infrastructure and rising costs of living, as well as the potential for revitalization in it’s downtown areas. The program analyzes the financial, educational, and social aspects that make up Long Island’s increasingly diverse community and addresses how advancements in these areas can help maintain the thriving towns and villages.
This half-hour special features interviews with Kevin Law, president of the Long Island Association, Lawrence Levy, award-winning journalist and Executive Dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, and Nancy Rauch Douzinas, president of the Rauch Foundation. These business leaders and industry experts provide insight into the existing economic issues in Long Island and assess what changes must be made to bring new businesses and job opportunities to Suffolk and Nassau counties.
Long Island Business Report premieres Tuesday, May 1 at 10:30 p.m. on WLIW 21.