VIA Radio Programs
Listen Sundays at 7:30a and 4:30p on VIA Radio
VIA connects you to your neighborhood and to the world. Each Sunday we explore our region as we introduce you to the people and places that make this part of Pennsylvania unique. From artists, to business leaders, to politicians, to your neighbors who have fascinating and sometimes surprising stories to tell.
Keystone Edition is hosted by VIA Radio's Paul Lazar. Each episode features segments on a variety of topics produced by Paul Lazar, Lisa Mazzarella, Erika Funke, Larry Vojtko, George Graham, Fiona Powell and Chris Norton. Segements are available for on-demand listening here on our website.
Rising temperatures and severe weather are putting pressure on land, and methods of land use – including agriculture – can help remove carbon from the air.Read More
More than 40% of children in the U.S. who received or needed mental health care had problems getting it, and new research shows it may be even more difficult for children in military families.Read More
After mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, President Donald Trump is calling for reforming mental health laws, including involuntary confinement. Mental health experts say it's the wrong focus.Read More
Meet the Team
Evening news anchor, reporter, and producer of Music From St. Stephen's and other programs, Paul Lazar is the Radio Production Coordinator at WVIA-FM.
Paul got his start in radio at Rock 107. In 2008, he had the opportunity to produce a Christmas program for WVIA with special guest Chevy Chase. In 2009, he won a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters award for his news feature, "World War II Stories," that featured interviews with World War II veterans at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
He's worked at the Times Leader, and also worked as a stringer at the Scranton Times covering high school football.
Paul is a 2001 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, where he received his B.A. in Journalism.