Beyond the Beat
What’s going on in the Lehigh Valley? Beyond the Beat is bringing together local journalists from different news outlets for a roundtable discussion about the biggest stories in the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Hosted by Stephen Jiwanmall
Stephen Jiwanmall joined PBS39 in June 2019. He spent four years in Florida, reporting and anchoring for WTXL, the ABC affiliate of Tallahassee. Jiwanmall reported in Bucks and Montgomery counties for two years, working for the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer as a video reporter. He earned state and national awards for his coverage of transgender issues, following the suicide of a Bucks County teen. Jiwanmall grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from La Salle University and Columbia Journalism School. He now resides in Bethlehem with his husband Ian and their rescue coonhound Opal.
Beyond the Beat host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with Ben Stemrich, PBS39 Reporter and Kayla Dwyer, The Morning Call.
Beyond the Beat host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with Brittany Sweeney, PBS39 Health Reporter and Ali Reid, Reporter, WFMZ
Beyond the Beat host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with Tracy Yatsko, PBS39 Reporter and Jamyra Perry, Reporter, The Philadelphia Tribune
Beyond the Beat host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with Genesis Ortega, Reporter, WLVR; KC Lopez, Reporter, PBS39; Jordan Wolman, Editor of the Brown and White.
Beyond the Beat host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with Hayden Mitman, Bucks County Reporter, PBS39 and Jo Ciavaglia, Reporter, Bucks County Courier Times
This week on Beyond the Beat: WLVR host and reporter Tyler Pratt and Josh Popichak, Editor and Publisher of Saucon Source.
Host Stephen Jiwanmall talks with WLVR reporter Staci Inez, Renee Washington, reporter for ESPN and Fox Sports, and Queen Muse, Digital Contributor at Philadelphia Magazine