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SHOW #800
Behind the Scene

- Part I (30 minutes)
- Part II (30 minutes)

Welcome to the Home Page of
Ann Parillo

Producer and Host
Schenectady Today
In and Around the Capital Region


To receive our weely announcements & guest list by e-mail, send your name & e-mail address to subscribe@annparillo.com.

As of 2012, the show reaches over 400,000 households throughout the Capital Region.  You can see the full show as follows:

  • How to watch the Show:

    • Live Streaming on the web when aired on Channel 16 in Schenectady County: www.OpenStageMedia.com
    • Schenectady County -- Channel 16– starting on Wed. 10 am and 6 pm and continuing throughout the week depending on time availability
    • Now on FIOS in Sch’dy – on Channel 36 – see above for times
    • Amsterdam – Channel 16 – Tuesday 3 pm (one week later)
    • Albany (City) – Channel 18 on ChannelAlbany on Sunday at 5 pm – Same week as filmed
    • Albany County, Clifton Park, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Troy -- Time Warner Cable – Regional Public Access –– Tuesday 3 pm (one week later)
    • Bethlehem/Delmar – Channel 18 – Wednesday 2:30 pm. (One week later)

We can also be found on Facebook: Schenectady Today – In & Around the Capital Region

You can also watch many show segments by clicking on the appropriate date in the left hand column of this page -- PHOTOS & VIDEOS OF THE SHOWS.

You can also watch many show segments by clicking on the appropriate date in the left hand column of this page -- PHOTOS & VIDEOS OF THE SHOWS.

Show Content: The show usually has six segments with a variety of guests interviewed each week. Regular monthly guests include Representatives from the Animal Protective Foundation, faculty from the various area colleges and universities discussing health and community issues and representatives from City, County and State agencies. In addition, other guests include actors and directors from the Circle Theatre Players at Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Schenectady Civic Players, Schenectady Light Opera, Albany Civic Players, Classic Theater Guild, Proctors, Capital Repertory Theater and other area theatrical groups; Tax Specialists from the Internal Revenue Service (during tax season); Representatives from Schenectady County Library and the Schenectady Museum and Representatives from area non profit organizations also appear.  We also try to highlight local artists and musicians.

About the Host: Ann Parillo is a retired NYS registered pharmacist and besides having owned and operated her own pharmacy in Kansas has held positions with Sterling-Winthrop Drug Company (as a manufacturing and production pharmacist); NYS Medicaid Investigator in Surveillance and Utilization (Medicaid fraud); Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Instructor and lecturer in Professional Practice, Sterile Products and Therapeutics) and with the NYS Board of Pharmacy (Supervisor of Pharmacy Practice and Registration). She also was the Chair of the Schenectady Cable Commission until 2010. She currently holds positions on the NYS Board of Physical Therapy as a public member, The Electric City Arts and Entertainment District Board as Board Secretary, and is on the Advisory Board of the Irish American Heritage Museum. She has performed with various theater groups and hosted the “Single’s Talk” TV show for approximately six years prior to hosting Schenectady Today In & Around the Capital Region. She currently volunteers at Cap Rep, Proctors, SLOC, Schenectady Civic Players and Proctors iWerks Movies.

The Schenectady Business & Professional Womens Club named Ann their 2011 Woman of the Year.
The Volunteer Crew: The show is proud to have a crew that has been with the show from the beginning. In alphabetical order: Gregg Millett (technical director and webmaster), Dick Paterek (camera, sound and all around crew) and Nina Rindenello (floor manager). Recently joining the team is Joel Stewart (not in the photo). Also in the photo is Leo Quinn (former long-time volunteer and occasional fill-in. Without these dedicated people who volunteer each week, the show would not be on the air and providing you with interviews and local information.

Theme Music: “What a Day” by Linda Sheldon of Sundial Express.
Photo: Krystal Jean Garrison