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Frank DiLella
FRANK DILELLA is a broadcast journalist for NY1, a 24-hour news station in New York City owned and operated by Time Warner Cable. Having been with the station since 2004, Frank currently produces and reports for NY1's weekly half-hour theater program, ON STAGE. While working the entertainment beat for the station, Frank has interviewed hundreds of artists including Edward Albee, Vanessa Redgrave, Bono, August Wilson, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Patti LuPone, Bette Midler, Hugh Jackman, Tom Stoppard, Carol Channing, James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Jane Fonda, Elaine Stritch, Angela Lansbury, Lady Gaga, Tony Kushner, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Ben Vereen. In September of 2010, Frank made his Broadway debut on television in Mary Poppins. Aside from filing reports on the Broadway and off-Broadway scenes, Frank has traveled internationally with the news station, covering theatre in Japan, England, Scotland, and Canada. In the fall of 2009, Frank and his ON STAGE team were honored by the New York Musical Theatre Festival for their weekly coverage of NYC theatre. In addition to his work at NY1, Frank is a contributing correspondent for PLAYBILL (The National Theatre Magazine) and has given lectures on theatre and journalism at Hofstra University and The American Theatre Wing. Frank has appeared as a theater correspondent for the BBC, Sirius XM, The Early Show on CBS, CTV, and Al Jazeera TV. Frank can be seen in the 2010 documentary - Pitmen Painters - A Brush With Broadway. Prior to NY1, Frank worked commercially as a print model for Coca-Cola and VH1. He received a B.A in communications/journalism with a minor in theatre from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.

Bio as of December, 2011.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Downstage Center (audio)
Nina Arianda - February, 2012 - Listen Now.
Andrew Rannells - February, 2012 - Listen Now.

Theatre Intern Group Panelist - 2008

Website:
www.frankdilella.com