Journalists Roundtable

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Whether it’s the House or Senate, local or state government, or just a captivating political issue, if it might affect you, it’s on Journalists Roundtable.

Journalists from Pennsylvania, along with regional and national outlets, break down the top political issues of the week, examining the ins-and-outs of policy, politics and current events to provide detail, background and analysis on hot-button topics circulating around the Capitol and throughout your communities.

Journalists Roundtable regularly travels around the state, focusing on topics affecting Pennsylvania’s diverse neighborhoods.

Journalists Roundtable airs Thursday at 8 p.m. and  re-airs Sunday at 5 p.m.

Recent Articles

April 17: Journalists Roundtable

April 17: Journalists Roundtable

(VIDEO) In recent political news headlines: Bob Guzzardi will stay on the Republican primary ballot for now, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams looks into reopening the sting operation case that Attorney General Kathleen Kane dropped, the public comment period for Healthy PA is over, negotiations between Gov. Tom Corbett and the federal government should begin this month, and we’ll have even more. Maura Pennington of PA Independent, Steve Esack of The Morning Call, and Karen Langley of the Pitt Post-Gazette will discuss these topics with our host, Brian Lockman.


April 10: Journalists Roundtable

April 10: Journalists Roundtable

(VIDEO) In recent political news headlines: the Senate has passed a cash gift ban, the Democratic Gubernatorial candidates had a debate Wednesday night, Corbett is struggling with the Federal government on Medicaid expansion, and more. Tony Romeo of KYW Newsradio 1060am, Robert Vickers of Pennlive, and Marc Levy of the Associated Press will discuss these topics with our host, Brian Lockman.


April 3: Journalists Roundtable

April 3: Journalists Roundtable

(VIDEO) Our journalists guests are Brittany Foster of PoliticsPA, Dennis Owens of WHTM-abc27, and John Micek of Pennlive.


March 27: Journalists Roundtable

March 27: Journalists Roundtable

(VIDEO) The recent buzz around the the PA State Capitol has been Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to drop a legislative sting operation that targets some democratic lawmakers and started before she was elected. Angela Couloumbis of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Brad Bumsted of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Jan Murphy of Pennlive discuss this topic with our host, Brian Lockman.


March 20: Journalists Roundtable

March 20: Journalists Roundtable

(VIDEO) Journalists Roundtable is in Pittsburgh this week where we talk with Jon Delano of KDKA-TV, Kris Mamula of the Pittsburgh Business Times and Bill Toland of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the contract between Highmark, the area’s leading health insurer and UPMC, the area’s leading hospital network that is set to expire at the end of this year. The journalists will also talk about other issues important to the city of Pittsburgh. Watch Thursday at 9pm and Friday at 9am.