Leadership Society

Where Passion Meets Philanthropy


You believe in a community that is inspired, engaged and vibrant. You believe in a community that is united in its appreciation for education, the arts,
and respectful civic discourse. PBS39 embodies and upholds the values that make the Lehigh Valley great!
We've done so for over 50 years, with the support of esteemed contributors.

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 About Leadership Society Members

PBS39 Leadership Society members are distinguished community leaders who have a strong passion for public broadcasting, and who understand the value of PBS39 as an essential community asset. Their generosity empowers PBS39 to produce time honored, educational programming for our community, and to inspire generations to achieve their goals.

 Join the Leadership Society!

Your annual investment and involvement at the Leadership Society level will produce rich cultural and educational rewards for years to come. When you take your place amid the ranks of the Leadership Society, your partnership will effectively strengthen PBS39’s efforts to ensure that our community forever remains a place where active minds can flourish.

 Why Become a Member?

By becoming a member of the PBS39 Leadership Society, you will be part of that legacy.  We recognize the valued contributions of our society members. PBS39 has created benefits and privileges that speak to the specific interests and program tastes of our distinguished benefactors.

Leadership Society Benefits

 Friend $1,000 – $2,499

  • Invitation to activities throughout the year, including PBS39 film screenings and premiere celebrations, panel discussions, children’s events, and more.
 
  • Access to PBS39 Leadership Society DVD Lending Library.
 
  • Subscriptions to PBS39 publications, including PBS39 Matters.
 
  • Your choice of a special thank-you gift once per year.

 Celebrity $2,500 – $4,999

All Friend level benefits, plus:
  • A docent-led, private tour of PBS39 for up to 12 guests.
 
  • Invitation for you and a guest to be “behind the scenes” at a live broadcast or taping at the PBS39 studios, such as live performances, political debates.
 
  • program tapings, etc. (scheduled upon request and based on availability).
 
  • Invitation to an annual recognition event.

 Editor $5,000 - $9,999

All Celebrity level benefits, plus:
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences such as cocktails with PBS39 and PBS luminaries when they visit the PPL Public Media Center at PBS39.

 Producer $10,000 - $24,999

All Editor level benefits, plus:
  • Intimate cocktail gatherings in private homes with producers, filmmakers or musicians when available.
 
  • On-air credit for sponsoring a day of PBS39 television, in your name or in honor of a friend.

 Director $25,000+

All Producer level benefits, plus:
  • Three on-air television credits with your name on a program genre of your choice.
 
  • Opportunity to host a live concert in our studio with your guests and on-air recognition during the broadcast.
 
  • Opportunity to host a private event at the PPL Public Media Center at PBS39.

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For more information about the Leadership Society, contact Maria Esposito at 610.984.8134, or select 'Membership' on our contact form.