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Press Releases

Antenna viewers in the Greater Clarks Summit Area will need to rescan their televisions to watch WVIA-TV

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Beginning on October 4 2018, WVIA has resumed broadcast on the translator in Clarks Summit Pennsylvania,

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2018 Congressional Debates to be broadcast live on WVIA Public Media

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The 2018 WVIA Congressional Debates will broadcast live from the Sordoni High-Definition Theater at the WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA on Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30 starting at 7 p.m. each night on WVIA TV. The debates will also be simulcast live on WVIA FM and streamed live at http://www.wvia.org/home/.

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

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

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WVIA producers receive 2 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy®Award Nominations

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Producer/Directors in WVIA Public Media’s production division, Via Studios Global in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania television market have received 2 nominations as the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announces the nominees for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy® Awards which will be presented Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.

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Join WVIA for the 2018 Artist Celebration on April 13 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston – Public Invited

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WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston, PA. The events are free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

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Sullivan County to be Focus of WVIA’s "Our Town” Series – Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

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

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Teams announced for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

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Hazleton (Pa.) Little League and Highland Baseball Club (Evansville, Ind.) Little League have officially been announced as the two participating teams for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in Williamsport, Pa. The game will take place at Volunteer Stadium at the Little League® International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday, August 25, at 10:30 a.m.

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WVIA and Susquehanna University’s program “This Is My Song – 500 Years of the Reformation” wins a 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Judges Merit Award

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The WVIA special “This is My Song – 500 Years of the Reformation,” which premiered on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, has received a 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Judges Merit Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

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Students from Moscow, Delaware Valley and a parent from Williamsport win the first Student & Parent / Teacher Art Challenge.

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Producers of the Working Class public television documentary series, created by Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media, recently announced winners in its first Student & Parent/Teacher Art Challenge.

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

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WVIA Public Media will partner with Bloomsburg University to host two special events inspired by AMERICAN CREED, a new documentary featuring former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy and Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon, a native of Hazleton. Featured in the film is a segment on Hazleton and the Hazleton Integration Project.

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