Sunday Show Preview: September 24th, 2017

InsideStory092417_PACFW2Every Friday afternoon, we provide a preview of the various Sunday morning political talk shows that are filmed and broadcast throughout the commonwealth.

Our hope is to alert readers to the important interviews and insights that each show in their region offers.

This Week in Pennsylvania

WHTM/Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York – Sunday at 10am

WBRE/Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hazelton – Sunday 630am

WTAJ/Johnstown-Altoona-State College – Sunday 630am

WJET/Erie – Sunday 10am

WDVM/Hagerstown, MD – Sunday 7am

WETM/Elmira, New York – Sunday 7am

Civility in politics. Where has it gone? We will hear from former Governor Tom Ridge who awarded the Allegheny College prize for “civility in Pennsylvania public life” to Alan Novak, former PA Republican Party Chairman and TJ Rooney, former PA Democratic Party Chairman, this week at the PA Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey. We will have PA Representative Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) on the show talking about the stalemated budget and his run for the 11th Congressional District.

Face the State

CBS21-Harrisburg-8:30 a.m.

This week on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” we pay tribute to longtime political insider Tony May as he announces his retirement. Join us this Sunday morning at 8:30 for CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan.”

Inside Story

6abc-Philadelphia-11:30 a.m.

Tamala Edwards hosts a special Inside Story celebrating the 14th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women happening in Philadelphia on October 3rd, 2017.  Six (6) dynamic Women Executives discussed women-centric topics ranging from work/life/balance, how to advance in your career, risk taking and how to be resilient in your life and career track.  Check out the great advice!  Sunday  … at 11:30 am

Nancy Hesse –Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Region

Ann Powell Judge – Bristol-Myers Squibb

Ande Frazier – Penn Mutual

Carol Lee Mitchell – MasterCard

Nia Meeks – Communications Executive

Donna Gentile O’Donnell – Jefferson University & Health Systems

KD/PG Sunday Edition

CBS2-Pittsburgh-11:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning@11:30am., on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, with KDKA-TV News Anchor Stacy Smith and David Shribman, Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

On this week’s broadcast, a look at Pittsburgh’s latest effort to re-invent itself, and its economy.  We’ll preview a special event – presented by KDKA-TV, on Friday, September 22nd  , at the Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh, Downtown  — called “Technovation” – by asking our guests to discuss the promise of technology jobs, in Pittsburgh – and the challenges that we face, to attract the best and brightest talent, to fill those jobs.

Our guests include:

Andrew W. Moore, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Terri Glueck

Director of Community Outreach and Communications, Innovation Works

Christopher Johnson

Chief Solutions Officer

TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.

Please join Stacy Smith and David Shribman, for the “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, at its NEW time – Sunday mornings@8:30AM., (through the NFL Football season), on KDKA-TV!

Pennsylvania Newsmakers

WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, September 24th at 11:30 AM

WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, September 25th at 8:30 PM

WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, September 30th at 9:30 AM

WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, September 30th at 9:30 AM

Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00 AM—Special Summer 2017 airing schedule

This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features journalist Angela Couloumbis of the Philadelphia Inquirer, for an update on the legislature’s failure to adopt a revenue package to balance the state budget. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is Dolores McCracken, President of the PSEA, for a discussion of standardized testing and the teacher shortage. Link here.

The Sunday Business Page

CBS2-Pittsburgh-6:30 a.m.

This Sunday morning @ 6:30, on KDKA-TV’s “The Sunday Business Page,” with KDKA-TV morning news anchor Rick Dayton substitution for KDKA-TV’s money & politics editor, Jon Delano:

On this week’s program:

Real estate developer Lucas Piatt helped to change the face of Downtown Pittsburgh living – with his impressive Piatt Place and Capital Grille. Piatt – who also plans to remake the former Saks Fifth Avenue building, Downtown, into a combination of condominiums, parking, and entertainment – joins us, to discuss another expansion of his real estate reach.

Rick talks with Piatt —  Co-Owner of Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty in Pittsburgh – and Fran Santangelo – Senior Vice-President of Global Operations and Business Development, for the firm, about Sotheby’s new presence in Pittsburgh, and their effort to market homes.

Then, we’ll tell you about an initiative that KDKA-TV has launched – called – “Technovation” – which celebrates innovative ways of doing business – and combines ideas – with technical ability.

KDKA-TV will present an important discussion about this initiative – on Friday, September 22nd – at the Renaissance Hotel, in Downtown Pittsburgh.

We’ll hear from representatives of two corporate supporters, of this event:

Legendary Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris – whose new business —  Silversport — utilizes silver, to improve cleanliness in products, from sports clothing – to paints.

Jen Wagner – Vice-President, and the leader of BNY Mellon’s Pittsburgh Innovation Center – and Michael Sebetich – Vice-President and Principal Developer of Application Platforms and Services, at that Innovation Center – who also recruits college graduates to work for the company.

Please join Rick Dayton – Sunday morning@6:30AM. – for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV!

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