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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 .

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WVIA celebrates National Poetry Month with the 2016 Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition

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April is National Poetry Month and WVIA is celebrating all month long. Each weekday in April at 1 p.m. WVIA-FM will feature regional high school students reading poems from the 2016 Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition, which will be broadcast on television on Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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WVIA to premiere Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy session with Hughesville High School on Tuesday, April 5

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WVIA presents the broadcast premiere of the all-new special presentation “Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Hughesville High School Jazz Ensemble” on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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WVIA documentary “Knoebels” wins Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award

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The WVIA documentary “Knoebels” has received the Excellence in Broadcasting Award for Outstanding Television Documentary in the 2016 Documentary Television Program competition juried by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters (PAB).

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Over 20 regional broadcasters participated in an employment fair at the WVIA Public Media Studios

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On Monday, March 21 2016 nine broadcasting companies representing more than twenty regional radio and television stations greeted area residents to discuss job opportunities in electronic media at the Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair which was held at the WVIA Public Media studios in Pittston Township.

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WVIA-TV’s “Call The Doctor” to focus on Obesity and Diabetes this April.

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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 subjects of Obesity and Diabetes.

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“WVIA-TV’s Pennsylvania Polka” tapes new shows on Saturday, April 2

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WVIA-TV’s “Pennsylvania Polka” series will tape new shows on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the WVIA Public Media Studios. These programs will air at a later date.

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All new “Homegrown Music Concerts” season begins Thursday, March 31 at 9 p.m. on WVIA-TV

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WVIA-TV’s “Homegrown Music Concerts” will air an all-new season beginning on Thursday, March 31.

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WVIA recognizes PPL Electric Utilities Corporation for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that PPL Electric Utilities Corporation has donated $5,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

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Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair will occur on March 21 at WVIA

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Seven broadcasting companies representing many regional radio and television stations will greet area residents and discuss job opportunities in electronic media at the Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair Monday, March 21 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the WVIA Public Media studios in Pittston Township.

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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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