Lehigh Valley Public Media™ Becomes Presenting Station of Articulate With Jim Cotter


Bethlehem, PA. – January 22, 2020 – Lehigh Valley Public Media, home of PBS39, became the presenting station of Articulate with Jim Cotter on January 1, 2020. Articulate airs on PBS39-WLVT, Friday’s at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Now in its fifth season, Articulate is an Emmy® award-winning arts and culture magazine show that explores how creative people think. Through in-depth reporting, personal interviews, and evocative visual storytelling, Articulate takes an interdisciplinary look at the many different forms of creative expression, approaching artists as deep thinkers and doers who both reflect and help shape our understanding of the world.

“PBS39 is proud to air Articulate during a prime spot on our schedule,” Tim Fallon, Chief Executive Officer at PBS39 said. “The show has already proven to be widely successful with our local viewers, and on a national scale. We are excited to serve culturally curious minds across the Lehigh Valley and beyond.”

“The entire Articulate team is delighted to be embarking on this exciting journey with PBS39-WLVT. We look forward to, together, building on all that has been achieved so far,” said Jim Cotter, Host and Managing Editor.

Articulate profiles internationally recognized and celebrated artists, architects and designers.

This season’s guests include:

  • Aaron Sorkin, Director, Screenwriter, Playwright
  • Daniel Libeskind, Architect
  • Rhiannon Giddens, Musician
  • Elizabeth Strout, Novelist
  • Bill T. Jones, Choreographer

Articulate is made possible through the generous support of the Neubauer Family Foundation. The program is distributed through American Public Television (APT), the leading syndicator of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations.

Watch Articulate Friday nights, starting this month, on PBS39 or on demand at video.wlvt.org. Visit PBS39’s program guide to find the correct channel number for your over-the-air, cable or satellite provider.


About Lehigh Valley Public Media™
Lehigh Valley Public Media, home of PBS39/WLVT, WLVR, and WPPT, 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. The Reporter Corps® creates community-focused content for PBS39 News Tonight, digital platforms, and WLVR. Lehigh Valley Public Media 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. Lehigh Valley Public Media is a community-owned public media organization serving eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 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