New York Public Radio Gala

December 2023. New York City, The Plaza Hotel

Empire Entertainment was thrilled to help produce the 2023 New York Public Radio Gala at The Plaza Hotel on November 14th. This gala serves as the City's flagship public radio station’s biggest fundraising event of the year.

The program featured actor and comedian Roy Wood Jr. as Gala Host, with remarks by LaFontaine E. Oliver, CEO and President, NYPR; Timothy A. Wilkins, Board Chair, NYPR; EdYim, Chief Content Officer and SVP, WQXR; George Bodarky, Community Partnerships & Training Editor, WNYC; Jodi-Ann Malarbe, Community Partnerships Fellow, WNYC; and Emily Tow, President, The Tow Foundation.

Guests were also treated to musical performances by J’Nai Bridges, the Brooklyn College Opera Theater, and the High and Mighty Brass Band.

Empire Entertainment's role encompassed the comprehensive development of the program run of show, technical production management, and the creative design of screen graphics. In addition, Empire undertook the production and editing of three feature videos, along with the post-gala video assets, including a captivating gala sizzle reel.

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