HealthSmart | In Case of Emergency
The show's Producer and Host Keira McGuire will join us for a Q&A session afterward.
In Case of Emergency
No one wants to experience or witness a medical emergency, but if you did, would you know how to take action? On HealthSmart: In Case of Emergency, we’ll take some of the guess work out.
- Colette Cope
Colette Cope is an Interactive Producer with witf in Harrisburg. For witf, she creates and executes strategy for the organization's multimedia content projects on the web, as well as monitors and enhances witf's online engagement with the community, especially through social media. She is in charge of integrating the Public Insight Network into witf's newsroom, as well as managing the organization's partnership with Next Avenue, a website for adults over 50. She joined witf from PennLive.com and lehighvalleylive.com, where she worked as an online news producer for five years. There she produced and packaged online news content with The Patriot-News, The Express-Times and The Perry County Times. She also increased and promoted user-generated content, recruited and trained community bloggers, and created dynamic webpages that engaged niche local communities. Colette was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona and holds a degree in English literature from Pennsylvania State University.
- Fred Vigeant
Fred Vigeant is witf's Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio. Fred came to WITF after 12 years with WRVO, a public radio news and information station serving central New York. Fred held a variety of roles at WRVO, most notably from as the Program Director where he managed the program schedules and led the operations and news departments. Fred graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Broadcasting. He is currently working on a master’s degree in the Information, Design, and Technology program at the State University of New York Institute of Technology.
- Keira McGuire
Keira McGuire is the producer and host of HealthSmart, a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award winning show. HealthSmart features medical topics that affect witf's viewers. Keira is proud to host a program that has the ability to help someone live a happier, healthier life. Before Keira joined witf, she worked for WMDT 47 News in Salisbury, Maryland. She spent three years covering breaking news on Maryland's Eastern Shore as a reporter and anchor. She covered everything from rocket launches at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility to the 2008 race for the White House. Keira also produced newscasts for WMDT 47. Most recently, Keira worked for WBFF FOX 45 in Baltimore, Maryland. Keira graduated from Towson University in Towson, Maryland with a degree in journalism. When Keira is not working she enjoys spending time with her family near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line.
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