Public affairs and public interest come together in the name of constructive journalism. As the host of Keystone Edition, Larry Vojtko will investigate and explore the impact issues like eviction and homelessness, education, and the strain of COVID have had on all of us.
You may know Larry as the WVIA Radio Program Manager and afternoon classical music host, but he’s also interviewed celebrities, public figures, and politicians over the decades. He’ll sit down with leaders, experts, and neighbors to go beyond the headlines and get the real story behind issues that affect your and your community.
According to the FCC, 4% of PA residents are unable to access the internet at broadband speeds. In rural areas, this percentage rises to 13%. Some recent studies suggest that figure may actually be doubled. At a time when the Internet is front and central to our lives, how can we ensure that those in rural communities have access to the same online resources as those in higher populated areas?
We take a look at the topic of guns and their effect on school safety.
The influx of new teachers is shrinking. What can be done?
Join us for a townhall where we speak with Congressmen Matt Cartwright and Dan Meuser
We explore the STARS Program at Marywood University and the Hazleton Integration Project
KE reports looks at the topic of Student Debt Relief & will speak with experts in the area
A special KE Reports looks at food insecurity in our area, a
WVIA Radio Program Manager and afternoon classical music host, Larry Vojtko began his tenure at the station in 1982 as the early morning host/announcer. He is also the producer and host of most of the concert broadcasts for the station. During his tenure Larry has interviewed many celebrities and musicians of international renown such as clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, pianists Leon Fleisher and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, baroque cellist Anner Bylsma, conductor/composer Gunther Schuller, and bass Paul Plishka. He also organizes and produces the WVIA "Simply Grand" series of in-studio classical concerts. In May 2003, Larry led the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in concert as guest conductor, an honor bestowed in observance of Larry’s 20th anniversary with WVIA.