MetroFocus is a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. The MetroFocus television program features news, smart conversations, in-depth reporting, content from many partners and solutions-oriented reports from the community. Major areas of coverage include sustainability, education, science and technology, the environment, transportation, poverty and underserved communities. MetroFocus.org amplifies that reporting with daily updates and original stories that also cover culture, government and politics, the economy, urban development and other news in the metropolitan region.
MetroFocus is the recipient of the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 2014 “Serving New York” award, the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 2014 “Excellence in Broadcasting” award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 2013 “Excellence in Broadcasting” award for outstanding locally produced TV show, the Press Club of Long Island’s 2013 Media Award for Breaking News Video and the Press Club of Long Island’s 2012 Media Award for Television, Non-Deadline News. Rafael Pi Roman also won a 2014 New York State Emmy award for his role as the host of MetroFocus.