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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/.


The live debate for the 8thCongressional District between Congressman Matt Cartwright (D) and John Chrin (R) will air Monday, Oct. 29, while the 9thCongressional District live debate between Dan Meuser (R) and Denny Wolff (D) will be broadcast Wednesday, Oct. 30. 

 

The moderator for both debates will be WVIA’s Larry Vojtko. 

 

Panelists for the 8thCongressional District debate include: Borys Krawczeniuk, Staff Writer, Scranton Times-Tribune, Dr. Tom Baldino, Professor, Political Science Wilkes University and Andy Mehalshick, WBRE Eyewitness News

 

Panelists for the 9thCongressional District debate include:  Dr. Chris Hallenbrook, Bloomsburg University, Peter Bortner, Republican Herald and Dave Bohman, WNEP.

 

Seating in the live audience for each debate is available and free, but very limited. To make reservations visithttp://www.wvia.org/about/sordoni-theater-reservations/.

 

WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, powerful ideas and programs to improve lives and advance the best attributes of an enlightened society.

 

WVIA FM can be found at 89.9 FM in northeast PA, 99.3 FM in Allentown, 105.7 FM in Bethlehem, 90.3 FM in Clarks Summit, 100.1 FM in Lewisburg, 89.7 FM (WVYA) in Williamsport, 89.3 FM in south central PA, 88.3 FM in Mainesburg, 91.5 FM (WPAU) in the Pocono Mountains Lake region, 94.9 FM in Pottsville, 97.5 FM in Selinsgrove, 94.3 FM in Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg, 105.7 FM in Sunbury, and 103.5 FM in Wellsboro. WVIA FM can also be heard via an online stream at http://www.wvia.org/radio/listen-live/.

 

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