PBS39 Plans Live Political Coverage in Bethlehem


A presidential candidate, the governor and leaders from across the state of Pennsylvania will all be present on the SteelStacks campus for two major political events on Monday, April 15.

Bethlehem, PA. – April 12, 2019 – PBS39 will air live political coverage on Monday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and Pa. Governor Tom Wolf will appear at separate events at the ArtsQuest Center on the SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. PBS39 is also headquartered on this campus.

“Monday will be the single most important day politically in the history of the SteelStacks campus,” Tim Fallon, Chief Executive Officer at PBS39, said. “PBS39 is positioned perfectly, especially for this event, to provide our viewers with informative and hyperlocal news coverage.”

Sen. Bernie Sanders is slated to hold a live town hall, hosted by Fox News, from the Musikfest Café at the ArtsQuest Center. Gov. Tom Wolf will be a featured guest at The Chamber’s Annual Mayors’ and Municipal Officials’ Reception, hosted by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. This dinner will be held on the Air Products Town Square in front of the ArtsQuest Center.

PBS39’s coverage will feature live reports from both events. In an interview with PBS39, Gov. Tom Wolf will discuss the key role Pennsylvania will play in the 2020 election. Christopher Borick, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, will also share his professional insight and perspective during PBS39’s broadcast.

Watch Monday, April 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on PBS39/WLVT. Visit PBS39’s program guide to find the correct channel number for your cable or satellite provider. Watch previous newscasts on PBS39.org.

About PBS39
PBS39 is a community-owned public media station licensed in Allentown to the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation, serving eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. PBS39 acts as the catalyst to promote civic engagement, and to fulfill the regional needs of the Greater Lehigh Valley through its dynamic communication platforms and resources. PBS39 Reporter Corps journalists are embedded in the ten counties that make up the Greater Lehigh Valley. The Reporter Corps creates community-focused content for PBS39 News Tonight and for the PBS39 digital platform. PBS39 and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley are partnering to fund and fulfill the regional literacy initiative Lehigh Valley Reads. This campaign is working to ensure all Lehigh Valley students read on grade level by the end of third grade by 2025. For more information, visit PBS39.org.


Information provided to TVL by:
Nicole Harrell
Public Relations/Promotions Manager, PBS39