As a Producer in PHL17’s Creative Services Department, Bianca has produced countless commercials and show promos, worked on PHL17’s 50th Anniversary Show and is a proud producer of Weekend Philler. You may recognize her as the host of Bianca’s Bike Tours in the show.
Bianca has received two Emmy nominations, and two Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Awards for her work on Weekend Philler. She is a story-teller at heart and loves coming into work every day to do her dream job – producing, editing and sharing videos.
Brought up in the suburbs, she first moved to Philadelphia as a film student at Temple University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Arts and also discovered her undying love for the city.
When she’s not producing video, Bianca likes to keep the creative juices flowing by bike riding around Philly, playing piano, making scrapbooks and juggling.
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Bertrand Productions is a contemporary art gallery located in the Globe Dye Works building in Philadelphia, and they have teamed up with Helen Drutt to curate a new exhibit called Philadelphia: Then & Now. This exhibit features works by 60 different Philly-based artists spanning from 1950 to 2019. Weekend Philler had the opportunity to see the exhibit and capture these amazing works on camera in this edition of Masters, Pros & Virtuosos. This incredible exhibition is a great sample […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Scarecrow Walk at Morris Arboretum will rock your socks off! Literally… the theme for 2019 is famous musicians! It is a contest that takes place every October, and everyone is encouraged to participate. Every scarecrow is unique, and we especially loved all the clever names participants came up with for their scarecrows. There’s Fall-icia Keys, Cobb Marley, David Crowie, Boo-thoven and Dolly Pumkin’… just to name a few. The scarecrows will be there until October 31st! See them […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — If you’re looking for a change of scenery from the city streets and pavement in your every day life, then look no further than Morris Arboretum. Located within Philadelphia’s city limits, Morris Arboretum offers beautiful views of trees, woods, gardens and ponds. We were lucky to spend an afternoon exploring the arboretum and learning about why green spaces like this are important to the community and good for the planet. Morris Arboretum is for anyone and everyone […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — If you want to be an astronaut when you grow up, then Chris Hadfield has some advice for you. In this edition of Weekend Philler Extra, Chris talks about the difference between overcoming fear and overcoming danger. We also get his perspective on perseverance in difficult times and pointers for bettering yourself while working towards whatever your goals may be. Chris Hadfield’s story is both impressive and inspiring, so check it out below to get your motivation […]
KENNETT SQUARE, PA — We love a heartwarming rescue story, especially when it involves the adorable cats and kittens at Treetops Kitty Café! It’s a place where you can relax, drink coffee, hang out and play with adoptable cats who are waiting for their furrever homes. You can visit the café just to play, and you may just end up meeting your new furry best friend. In this edition of Weekend Philler’s Creature Feature, we got lots of playtime with […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live without gravity? Well, Weekend Philler asked a professional. Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space, and when we heard he was coming to Philly we couldn’t resist asking for an interview. His list of accomplishments is extensive and varies from working on a farm, to downhill ski racing, to flying in the Canadian Airforce. You have to hear his inspiring story in this edition […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Every summer, Wizard World brings a new mix of talented artists to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year we had the pleasure of learning about Super Group Hugs and Bun Leung Art. Both of these artists put a new spin on the characters and pop culture we all know and love. Super Group Hugs incorporates the hilarious and sometimes adorable subtext of the bonds these characters share. Plus, embrace all of the 90s nostalgia in Bun Leung’s […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Every year, Wizard World brings a new mix of artists to Philadelphia as part of the convention’s Artist Alley. This year, we had a chance to get to know Terri Wenzel, a seamstress from New England who is known as the creator of TerriDragons. Every one of these unique dragons is handmade by Terri with enough character to satisfy the fandom of anyone in your life. She told Weekend Philler her story. TerriDragons are guaranteed to make […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a not-so-hidden gem that has earned its reputation as a truly unique and iconic art installation on South Street. Mosaics made up of tiles and found objects cover the building both inside and out. The space also includes two galleries featuring work by the creator of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Isaiah Zagar, as well as exhibitions by other artists. Visitors can pay admission to enter the gardens or even attend one of the many […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA — You don’t have to go all the way to Napa to learn about wine! The Wine School of Philadelphia is located in Rittenhouse Square and they offer classes for wine enthusiasts AND even those wanting to become a wine sommelier. Weekend Philler got to experience one of the Wine School’s most sought after classes, Wine 101. The Wine School of Philadelphia also offers food and wine pairing classes, beer, spirits and cocktails and culinary classes! Find out […]