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For press inquiries, contact Neil Prisco at 570-602-1144 or  neilprisco@wvia.org 

Please send news/press releases to paullazar@wvia.org for WVIA-FM and neilprisco@wvia.org for WVIA-TV .

WVIA and Bloomsburg University to host AMERICAN CREED Civic Engagement Fair and Community Conversation on Wednesday, February 28

WVIA Public Media will partner with Bloomsburg University to host two special events inspired by AMERICAN CREED, a...

Lehighton to be the next Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Series - Volunteer Videographers & Storytellers Needed

WVIA's Our Town series will next feature Lehighton in Carbon County. Our Town Lehighton will be a day-in-the-life...

WVIA to host special sneak preview of AMERICAN CREED on Wednesday, December 27 with Chicago Cubs Manager and Hazleton Native Joe Maddon

WVIA Public Media will host a special sneak preview of AMERICAN CREED, a new documentary featuring former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Pulitzer Prize-winning...

WVIA hires new corporate development representative to serve the Susquehanna Valley

WVIA recently hired Jennifer Neuhard Rempe to work in the Susquehanna Valley as a corporate development...

Christmas at Susquehanna: The 50th Anniversary Candlelight Service premieres on WVIA-TV, November 30 at 8 p.m.

On Thursday, November 30 at 8 p.m. WVIA Public Media along with Susquehanna University will premiere Christmas at...

Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media present Peoples of the Susquehanna, Thursday, November 16 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV

Peoples of the Susquehanna, an original documentary film produced by Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media, will...

This Is My Song: 500 Years of the Reformation premieres on WVIA-TV, October 26 at 8 p.m.

On Thursday, October 26 at 8 p.m. WVIA Public Media along with Susquehanna University will premiere This is My Song: 500 Years of the Reformation. The musical...

Children and their families are invited to Daniel Tiger's "Be My Neighbor Day", Sunday October 22 at PNC Field in Moosic

Daniel Tiger's Be My Neighbor Day invites children and families to participate in family volunteer activities that will support neighbors in need on Sunday, October...

Demo Boss to premiere on WVIA-TV Thursday, October 12 at 9 p.m.

On Thursday, October 12 at 9 p.m. WVIA premieres a new reality based program called Demo Boss. The demolition business is a $3 billion dollar a year industry. In the...

Digital Marketing Executive Expands into Public Television to Create "We Are What We Eat"

Jim Ludlow, president and founder of Liquid Interactive, a digital marketing company, has joined forces with VIA...

Public invited to WVIA for a preview screening of Ken Burns & Lynn Novick's The Vietnam War' followed by a television taping of War Stories: Vietnam'

WVIA invites the public to attend a screening of the one-hour highlight reel of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's landmark PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War at the...

The Scranton Area Community Foundation and WVIA provide PBS Kids in the Classroom for area students

Funded by a $5,000 grant from the Scranton Area Community Foundation, WVIA recently brought its PBS Kids in the...

PPL Empowering Educators grant recipients to present their projects at the WVIA Public Media Studios on May 25

Students and teachers who received a project grant award last December through the PPL Empowering Educators program will be presenting their outcomes in the WVIA...

WVIA recognizes The Honesdale National Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that The Honesdale National Bank has donated $3,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to...

Tamaqua to be the next Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Series - Volunteer Videographers & Storytellers Needed

WVIA's Our Town series will next feature Tamaqua in Schuylkill County. Our Town Tamaqua will be a day-in-the-life...

Press Releases

Clarks Summit, Clarks Green, Dalton, Newton, Ransom, South Abington and Waverly Residents Encouraged to Attend Community Planning Meeting for WVIA-TV’s ‘Our Town The Abingtons’ Program – Volunteers Needed

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WVIA invites all Clarks Summit, Clarks Green, Dalton, Newton, Ransom, South Abington and Waverly residents to a community planning meeting for the “Our Town The Abingtons” television program Tuesday, November 24 at 6:00 p.m. at The Abington Community Library located at 1200 W. Grove Street in Clarks Summit.

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Kingston Pennsylvania Residents Encouraged to Attend Community Planning Meeting for WVIA-TV’s ‘Our Town Kingston’ Program – Volunteers Videographers/Storytellers Needed

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Kingston in Luzerne County will be featured in WVIA's "Our Town" series. "Our Town Kingston" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Kingston, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents.

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WVIA-TV’s Stay Tuned program to feature in-depth looks at animal cruelty, fresh produce, East Scranton Junior High School, the National String Project Consortium & salutes local high school football legend George Curry.

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WVIA Public Media's all-new 1-hour monthly magazine style television program, "Stay Tuned" showcasing stories from throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley premieres an all-new episode Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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Berwick Football Legend George Curry to Appear on WVIA-TV’s “Stay Tuned”

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Legendary high school football coach George Curry will be featured on "Stay Tuned" this Thursday at 7 p.m.

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WVIA recognizes Waste Management of Pennsylvania for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Waste Management of Pennsylvania has donated $3,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services

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WVIA-TV’s “Call The Doctor” to focus on Colorectal Cancer this March.

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WVIA-TV’s Call the Doctor, hosted by Dr. Lauren Hazzouri, will feature two all new episodes this month talking about the subject of colorectal cancer.

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WVIA-TV’s “Scholastic Scrimmage” is coming to Lycoming County this March.

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For the first time ever WVIA-TV’s “Scholastic Scrimmage” will be taped in Lycoming County on March 9 and 10, 2016 at Penn College.

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WVIA-TV’s “Scholastic Scrimmage” is coming to Williamsport

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WVIA-TV’s “Scholastic Scrimmage” will be taped on-location in Williamsport, PA for the first time on March 9 and 10, 2016 at Penn College of Technology.

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WVIA and Bucknell University present a special television presentation with noted author and screenwriter David Simon

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Bucknell University and WVIA present a special television presentation of "The Audacity of Despair: The Decline of the American Empire, and What's In It For You?" with noted author and screenwriter David Simon on Tuesday March 22 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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WVIA-TV’s “Stay Tuned” to feature piece on medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

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WVIA-TV’s "Stay Tuned" to feature segment on medical marijuana this Thursday at 7 p.m.

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