Fred Vigeant is WITF's Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio. Fred manages the schedules for our radio and television platforms. He also analyzes audience research and manages the public affairs program Smart Talk. Previously, Fred was at WRVO in Oswego, NY for 12 years serving in various roles including Program Director and before that Operations Manager. Fred graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Broadcasting.
On February 26th, the state health secretary uttered the word “coronavirus” for the first time publicly.
Over the next several weeks, Pennsylvanians experienced a series of unprecedented events.
Schools were closed for the year. Businesses were shut down. And people were ordered to stay home.
Drawing on reporting from WITF’s journalists and public radio stations across the state over the last two months, WITF has produced a documentary looking back at how it all unfolded.
Join hosts Tim Lambert and Rachel McDevitt for When the State Stopped on Friday, May 15th, at 9am and 7pm and Sunday, May 17 at 11am on WITF 89.5 & 93.3.