About PBS39

PBS39 is a community-owned public television station licensed to Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, PA., serving eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey.

Vision Statement

A community that is inspired, engaged and vibrant.

Mission Statement

PBS39 acts as the catalyst to promote civic engagement, and to fulfill the regional needs of the Greater Lehigh Valley through its dynamic communication platforms and resources.

Guiding Principles

We believe in stewardship; therefore, we will
  • be fiscally responsible.
  • be vigilant in seeking mission-appropriate, new revenue streams.

We believe in teamwork; therefore, we will
  • encourage collaboration.
  • insist on respectful behavior.
  • promote professional development.
  • generate enthusiasm through sharing responsibilities.
  • communicate openly and honestly with each other both ways.

We believe in innovation; therefore, we will
  • implement new ideas, technologies, and business practices to improve efficiencies.
  • encourage and reward creative problem solving.

We believe in creativity; therefore we will
  • encourage an environment of free thinking and expression in the spirit of PBS39.

We believe in integrity; therefore, we will
  • demand the highest levels of ethics and integrity to guide our behaviors with team members, viewers, members, donors and our community.

We believe in high standards of performance; therefore, we will
  • reward team members for exceptional performance.
  • seek a healthy work/life balance.

We believe in community connectedness; therefore, we will
  • actively seek community impact.
  • advocate for lifelong learning activities.
  • engage in civic-minded activities.
  • promote the PBS39 brand.

Our Channels

Channel 39

PBS39 is proud to bring the region in-depth news and excellent PBS programs like BBC World News America, Nightly Business Report, Antiques Roadshow, American Experience, NOVA and so many more! Check PBS39's channel schedule to see where and when to watch your favorite programs.

PBS39 Create TV

PBS39Create TV's instructional programs provide expert advice on cooking, arts & crafts, gardening, home improvement and travel. Tune in and be inspired to taste, grow, imagine, explore and live more fully. Check PBS39's CREATE Channel schedule and see where and when to watch your favorite programs on PBS39Create TV. See more at www.createtv.com.

Watch Online

PBS39 goes digital to bring you the best in PBS programming for mobile, tablet and desktop! Enjoy our extensive line-up of programming like American Masters, Frontline, NOVA and more!
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 PBS39 Board of Directors

PBS39 Board MemberProfessional Relationship to the Lehigh Valley
Mr. John Longenderfer, ChairPresident/CEO Lutron Electronics, Inc. (Retired)
Mr. Steven Thompson, Vice Chair Business Development Manager, Delane Consulting Staffing
Ms. Susan Yee, Secretary CEO, Active Data, Inc.
Mr. Gary Olson, Treasurer Chief Executive Officer, ESSA Bank & Trust
The Honorable Maxwell E. Davison, Board AttorneyDavison and McCarthy, P. C.
Mr. Todd DonnellyManager, Todd Donnelly Enterprises (TDE)
Ms. Elizabeth DuaneAssociate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, PPL Services Corporation
Mr. John EureyeckoPresident/CEO, Belhaven Capital Group, Inc.
Ms. Minga C. FerencinOwner, Hellertown NAPA Auto Parts (Retired)
Dr. Philip J. FromuthSecretary for Education, Allentown Diocese
Ms. Jan S. Heller President, JS Heller, LLC
Mr. Dale A. KochardAssistant Vice President, Community and Regional Affairs, Lehigh University (Retired)
Judge Joseph F. Leeson, Jr.United States District Judge of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ms. Lucinda McCarthyWeb Design, PPL Corporation (Retired)
Ms. Jamie MusselmanPresident, Musselman Advertising, Inc.
Mr. Gregory Paul Founding Member, Stonegate Industries, LLC
Dr. Donald SnyderPresident, Lehigh Carbon Community College (Retired)
Mr. Charles StinnerVice President, Taxes, Air Products
Mr. Joseph Topper, Jr.President/CEO, Dunne Manning, Inc.
Mr. David WillardOlympus Corporation of the Americas (Retired)

 PBS39 Board of Directors Meetings

Mondays at Noon on the following dates:

March 19, 2018
May 21, 2018
July 23, 2018 - Cancelled
August 20, 2018 - Executive Committee Cancelled
September 24, 2018
November 19, 2018

PPL Public Media Center at PBS39
ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Community Room
839 Sesame Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610.867.4677

 PBS39 Community Advisory Board

Mr. Joseph Chuk, Chair
Mr. Earl Bethel
Mrs. Diane Kasten
Mrs. Doris Katz
Mr. Bret Ludlow
Ms. Melissa Miranda Craig, RN
Mr. Paul Reitmeir
Ms. Raquel M. Ruiz-Castaneda
Mr. Peter Waldron

 Community Advisory Board Meetings

Fridays at Noon on the following dates:

February 2, 2018
April 6, 2018
June 1, 2018
October 5, 2018
December 7, 2018

PPL Public Media Center at PBS39
ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Community Room
839 Sesame Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610.867.4677

 Board of Directors & Committees Monthly Calendar of Meetings

Download Here
Download Board Meeting Schedule
June 7, 2018*
* Offsite at Glasbern Inn in Fogelsville *

 PBS39 Senior Leadership

TIm Fallon
Tim Fallon
Chief Executive Officer


Yoni Greenbaum
Chief Content Officer
Cari Kozicki
Cari Kozicki
Project Manager


Arthur Troccoli, Jr.
Arthur Troccoli, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer


Maria Esposito
Maria Esposito
Vice President of Advancement