Who is Julie Sidoni?
Julie Sidoni is the news director at WVIA. She took over this role on October 4, 2021. In this role, Julie is responsible for overseeing local journalism on all of WVIA’s television, radio, and online platforms as well as leading the station’s investment in local journalism.
She moderated the 34th season of the Call the Doctor television program on WVIA. The season’s premiere took place on March 2nd at 7 p.m., with a fresh appearance and presentation.
In addition to her work in the news business, Julie is also a writer and she received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Wilkes University.
She also teaches public speaking to undergraduates as an adjunct professor at Wilkes University’s School of Communications. Julie began her career in NPR affiliate WDUQ-FM in Pittsburgh.
She also spent some time honing her skills as a producer at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh before securing a position at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where she would later work as an on-air television reporter.
She worked as an anchor/reporter for WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre for over 20 years after being hired as a reporter there a year and a half later.
Julie Sidoni Age
Sidoni is 44 years old. She was born in 1978 in St. Marys, Pennslyvania, USA.
Julie Sidoni Height
Sidoni stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Julie Sidoni Education
Sidoni attended Duquesne University.
Julie Sidoni Salary
Sidoni earns an annual salary of $198,839 as the news director for WVIA. Her wages have increased significantly over the years.
Julie Sidoni Net Worth
Sidoni has a net worth that ranges between $1 million – $5 million. She generates her income from her career as a journalist.
Julie Sidoni Husband
Sidoni is married to Jeffrey Yelen. They are blessed with two sons namely Charlie Yelen and Jack Andrews. Jeffrey is a lawyer by profession. Julie lives with her husband and sons in Kingston.
Julie Sidoni WVIA
Sidoni was chosen to serve as the next news director for WVIA, the PBS and NPR affiliate for Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The official day for taking over this role was on October 4, 2021.
In this capacity, Sidoni now leads WVIA’s investment in local journalism and supervises the local media coverage across all of the station’s television, radio, and digital platforms.
Ben Payavis, the chief content officer for WVIA said, “We are excited to premiere a new look and style for this program this season while still presenting the information our viewers look for each week.”
More than 22 counties in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania are served by WVIA. The station has dedicated itself to serving the public for more than 5 decades by providing informational, educational, and entertaining content that broadens and brings to life perspectives and serves as a driving force for progress.
About Call the Doctor
Call the Doctor, is a top medical program that focuses on meeting the pressing health and fitness needs of the local community. Throughout and after the broadcasts, the show puts viewers in touch with local facilities that can support those in need during challenging and even lonely health experiences.
Call the Doctor’s new season began on March 2 with “Missed Health Screenings Due to COVID-19,” and it continued with “Lung Cancer on the Rise: Types and Treatments,” “All About Alzheimer’s Disease,” and “The Future of Telehealth,” before concluding on March 23.
Later in the season, the show covered issues such as obesity and bariatric surgery, breast and prostate cancer, COVID-19 side effects, joint replacement, back injuries, arthritis, and sleep difficulties, among others.
Julie Sidoni Leaving WNEP
Julie left WNEP-TV after 20 years and spent many years working on the anchor desk alongside Jon Meyer of Newswatch 16 to become the news director for WVIA. Her last day with WNEP was on Friday, September 24, 2021.
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Which High School Did Julie from WVIA Attend?
Julie attended Central Catholic High School in the United States.