Start the Presses, Episode 5: Prominent people of Berks, Part One

February 27, 2018

Reporter Ron Devlin talks about some of the most interesting newsmakers in Berks County from the past 150 years. 


Start the Presses Episode 4

February 19, 2018

Ron Devlin talks about the Reading Railroad, the Boyertown Opera House fire and more major stories covered during the Reading Eagle's 150 years in business. 


Start The Presses Episode 3: It’s a birthday party

February 12, 2018

This episode includes highlights from a live WEEU 830-AM broadcast of "Feedback" celebrating the Reading Eagle's 150th anniversary. 


Start the Presses Episode 2

February 5, 2018

Michelle Lynch talks about the life of Katherine Ritter Hawley, who briefly ran the Reading Eagle as a solely women-owned company, and Features Editor Kathy Folk talks about her career as one of the paper's first female sportswriters and how she rose through the ranks to become an editor. 


Start the Presses Episode 1

January 29, 2018

A podcast miniseries about the history of the Reading Eagle, Berks County's paper of record and one of the oldest continuously run family-owned newspapers in the United States. In Episode 1, we look at the life and legacy of co-founder Jesse Hawley.