Scott LaMar

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.

Latest by Scott LaMar


Smart Talk: School districts face tough coronavirus decisions

COVID-19 resurgence forcing many to go fully virtual
By Scott LaMar


Smart Talk: State of children in Pa.

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children release reports on child welfare and healthcare
By Scott LaMar




Smart Talk: What’s driving record COVID cases in Pa.?

Also, the view of the American election from abroad
By Scott LaMar


Smart Talk: Election 2020 — the day after

Political analyst Terry Madonna appears on the program
By Scott LaMar

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