Lehigh Valley Public Media Hosts Virtual Event for the Premiere of Finding Your Roots Season 7

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The event will include a moderated discussion with NPR’s award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, LegacyTree Genealogist Adrienne Abiodun and WLVR News Director Jen Rehill

Bethlehem, PA – January 6, 2021 –  Lehigh Valley Public Media, home to PBS39 and WLVR News, will hold a virtual screening for the premiere of Finding Your Roots season 7 in February. The event will be held via the OVEE and Zoom platforms and will include a moderated discussion between Geneticist Nina Totenberg and WLVR News Director Jen Rehill.

About: In addition to this virtual screening, community members are asked to submit a video which interviews a family member and shares a discovery about the family or about an old family photograph. Submissions are due by February 2, and winners will be featured on PBS39.org and social media.

Special Guests: 

  • Nina Totenberg NPR Correspondent
  • Jen Rehill, WLVR News Director
  • Adrienne Abiodun, LegacyTree Genealogist

When: Wednesday, February 10, 7 p.m.

Registration information for this screening can be found at PBS39.org/roots. For more information contact victorias@wlvt.org.

*Corporate support is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.


About Lehigh Valley Public Media™

Lehigh Valley Public Media is home to PBS39, WLVR News, and various community initiatives. We are the regional leader in the publicly funded, non-profit media space and serve a vibrant and growing economic region through a dedication to local, unbiased journalism, primary and secondary education, workforce development and health and wellness. PBS39 broadcasts four additional channels of content: PBS39 Extra, WORLD, Create TV and France 24. Lehigh Valley Public Media is licensed in Allentown to the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation. For more information, visit PBS39.org.
Information provided to TVL by:
Victoria Scialfa
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
Lehigh Valley Public Media