PBS39 Launches Sunday Roundtable Beyond the Beat

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Beyond the Beat will feature a roundtable of reporters from around the valley to discuss news from the past week.

Bethlehem, PA. – May 19, 2020 – Beyond the Beat, a 30-minute roundtable discussion between journalists across the Lehigh Valley and host Stephen Jiwanmall, is set to begin airing this month. The program will be broadcast at 10 a.m. on Sundays in place of Community Update on Coronavirus.

Community-centric journalism is more important than ever, as the public turns to local news for their source of information. Beyond the Beat will bring together journalists and reporters from a variety of media to discuss what they covered from the previous week, and what the hot button topics are throughout the region.

Beyond the Beat premieres Sunday, May 24, at 10 a.m. on PBS39 and will be live streamed on PBS39’s Facebook page. Check your local listings to find PBS39/WLVT on your cable or satellite provider; for more information on this program, go to PBS39.org/BeyondTheBeat.


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.

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Victoria Scialfa
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
Lehigh Valley Public Media