Scott LaMar has worked in both radio and television for more than four decades.
Currently, LaMar is the Host and Executive Producer of the daily Smart Talk news and public affairs program on 89.5 & 93.3.
Previously, LaMar was WITF TV’s Sr. Public Affairs producer and produced the station’s award-winning weekly public affairs TV program Smart Talk and the Issues PA series on the Pennsylvania Public Television Network. LaMar has won more than a dozen Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcast Awards since 2000 and has been nominated for five Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.
LaMar and Smart Talk have been recognized throughout the Central Pennsylvania community including ADVOZ Lancaster’s first “Dignity in Dialogue Award”, the South Central Assembly’s “Regional Citizen Award” and was named a “Humanitarian Hero” by The Humane Society of the United States/Pennsylvania.
A native of Coatesville, Pa., LaMar has also worked as a broadcast news anchor, sports play-by-play announcer and manager.
What to look for on Smart Talk Wednesday, January 7, 2015:
The unique program involves 16 seniors from Milton Hershey who will complete a general-education course load of 15 college credits through Temple University-Harrisburg meaning the students will have college credits before graduating high school. The courses will be taught on the Milton Hershey campus.
Appearing on Wednesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the program are Bob Kemmery, Director of Career/Technical Education, Ken Brown, Financial Aid Coordinator, Tatiana Ariola, a student
— all at the Milton Hershey School.
Bob Kemmery, Tatiana Ariola & Ken Brown
Tatiana Ariola with her designs for the Hershey Bears.
Also, the coldest temperatures of the year could be dangerous to those exposed or even people who don’t heat their homes properly.
Pennsylvania’s Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone is on Smart Talk to provide tips on staying safe and healthy during extremely cold weather.
Dr. DeLone also provides an update on the spread of the flu during the winter season.
For more on this topic plus a deeper look at the changing tide of healthcare visit WITF’s Transforming Health. A partnership of WITF, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and WellSpan Health.