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.
Listen to Smart Talk every weekday at 9am and 7pm on WITF 89.5 & 93.3. You can also stream WITF radio live on our website or ask your smart speaker to “Play WITF Radio.”
The Inauguration of a new President of the United States is history making to begin with. Some become even more memorable for the message the new president conveys. The Inaugural addresses of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural come to mind.
However, Wednesday’s Inauguration of Joe Biden is unprecedented. The coronavirus pandemic will keep the crowds that usually are in the tens of thousands away, it comes two weeks after an armed insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and Biden will be presiding over a nation probably more divided than any time since the Civil War.