Scott LaMar has worked in both radio and television for more than four decades.
Currently, LaMar is the Host and Executive Producer of The Spark program on WITF-FM, 89.5 & 93.3 in Harrisburg, Pa.
Previously, LaMar was WITF TV’s Sr. Public Affairs producer and produced the station’s award-winning weekly public affairs TV program, Smart Talk.
In addition to his on-air duties, LaMar has moderated political candidate debates, including those for candidates running for Pennsylvania governor and the U.S. Senate and was a regular contributor to BBC World News TV before and after the 2020 U.S. Presidential election.
LaMar often emcees or moderates local events and has gone as far as California to emcee a national event.
The American Society of Civil Engineers honored LaMar with their national Excellence in Journalism award in 2020. He has been nominated for five Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.
LaMar and The Spark have been recognized throughout the Central Pennsylvania community including ADVOZ Lancaster’s “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.
A group of young adult people are marching together on strike against climate change. They are holding cardboard signs. Multi ethnic group of people.
Listen to Smart Talk every weekday at 9:30 am and 7:30 pm 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.”
Airdate: Monday, June 6, 2022
What may be the largest environmental rally and campaign since right after the Three Mile Island accident is scheduled for this weekend in Harrisburg.
The Pennsylvania Climate Convergence is staging the “Festival for the Planet” Saturday through Monday.
It will include advocates and activists sending a message to “Gov. Wolf, lawmakers and regulators to step up” to fight climate change.
The Festival will be made up of panel discussions, arts, music, theatre, rallies and a march on the Capitol.
Karen Feridun of Pennsylvania Climate Convergence is on Monday’s Smart Talk to explain what the group is looking to do.