Scott LaMar

Scott LaMar has worked in radio and television for more than 40 years. Currently, LaMar is the host and Executive Producer of the daily Smart Talk news and public affairs program on WITF 89.5 FM and 93.3 FM. With LaMar acting as Executive Producer, Smart Talk has won more than a dozen Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcast Awards. LaMar also was the recipient of ADVOZ Lancaster’s first-ever “Dignity in Dialogue” award and was named a “Humanitarian Hero” by the Humane Society of the United States/Pennsylvania. Previously, LaMar was WITF TV's Sr. Public Affairs producer and produced a weekly public affairs TV program and other statewide and regional programs. He was nominated for five Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for his TV work. LaMar often moderates or emcees public events and political debates or leads public discussions with political leaders, entertainers and authors. A native of Coatesville, PA, LaMar has also worked as a broadcast manager, news anchor and sports play-by-play announcer.

Latest by Scott LaMar

The State We’re In: What is the role of the judiciary branch of government in Pennsylvania?

There are five levels of courts in Pennsylvania, with two additional municipal or local courts in the state’s largest cities: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

By Scott LaMar

The State We’re In: Why does Pennsylvania have so many governments?

Pennsylvania has 67 counties, 959 boroughs, 1546 townships and 56 cities.

By Scott LaMar

The State We’re In

Episode 02: How the three branches of government work together
By Scott LaMar

Updated: October 4, 2018 | 1:11 pm

Reporters discuss public defender series on Smart Talk

Keystone Crossroads series: No Justice for All -- Pennsylvania's Unequal Access to Adequate Public Defense
By Scott LaMar

Sisters from one family talk about sexual abuse by priest

Grand jury report: One priest sexually assaulted, abused and molested five sisters in Dauphin County
By Scott LaMar