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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
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  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.
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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SERIES TO AIR MONTHLY ON WQED'S 4802 PROGRAM
"4802: Road to the White House" airs the last Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 20, 2012

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

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

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SERIES
TO AIR MONTHLY ON WQED’S 4802 PROGRAM
“4802: Road to the White House” airs
the last Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

PITTSBURGH—Americans nationwide are talking about issues they want the future President of the United States to address on his “Road to the White House.”

Beginning Friday, January 27, WQED-TV will air a special “Road to the White House” episode of the series 4802. These specials will continue to air on the last Friday of every month at 7:30 p.m. through June 2012. Each episode will focus on a theme important to voters participating in the 2012 United States Presidential election including the economy, foreign and domestic affairs, healthcare, jobs, defense and more -- with a special guest well-versed on the subject who will serve as an expert on each issue. The first topic will be THE ECONOMY on January 27.

WQED presents a weekly opportunity for dialogue to area viewers Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on its 4802 program with a panel discussion hosted by seasoned journalist Chris Moore. To participate in the conversation follow 4802 on Twitter® at twitter.com/4802onWQED or “Like” on Facebook® at facebook.com/4802onWQED. For archived episodes, more information or to send comments and feedback on the series go to wqed.org/4802.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 128 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. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. 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; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and The WQED Education Department.


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Key Contacts

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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