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A NEW GENERATION TO PARTICIPATE ON WQED'S NEW 4802 Final Friday
Show Will Include Panelists with a Perspective Aimed at a Different Generation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 27, 2014

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

A NEW GENERATION TO PARTICIPATE ON WQED’S NEW 4802 Final Friday
Show Will Include Panelists with a Perspective Aimed at a Different Generation

PITTSBURGH—4802 Final Friday brings together a panel of opinionated local up-and-comers to take on the events and issues of the week. Beginning Friday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED TV, a new format of WQED’s 4802 program will air the last Friday of each month. Chris Moore will host 4802 Final Friday in front of a studio audience on WQED-TV. 4802 Final Friday panelists will include:

• Lenny McAllister, Republican analyst/commentator on various national outlets
• Dave Powell, Chairman of the Allegheny County Libertarian Party
• Cindy Fernandez, Host & Executive/Creative Producer, La Rumba Productions
• Olivia Benson, Former Youth Policy Manager for City of Pittsburgh

The new panelists will complement the popular 4802 regulars Bill Green, Lynn Cullen, Heather Heidelbaugh and Valerie McDonald-Roberts who will continue their lively discussions, as they have since the program's inception, on the remaining Fridays of the month.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 140 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. WQED changes lives by creating and sharing outstanding public media that educates, entertains and inspires. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqedfm.org; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).


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George Hazimanolis
Senior Director of
Corporate Communications
412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

Maria Pisano
Marketing Associate
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

 

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