Tim Lambert

Tim has been with WITF since August 2001. He was promoted to the position of Multimedia News Director in January, 2011. Lambert also gets up at “0-dark-30” to help listeners start their day as Morning Edition host.
He is a five-time recipient of the Radio Television Digital News Association’s (RTDNA) National Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in digital and broadcast journalism and serves as one of four national coaches for the Trusting News project. Tim’s reporting has also been honored on the state, regional and national levels.

The Aliquippa native is a graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Tim has been working in broadcast journalism since 1993, with stints in Lewistown and Gettysburg.

Latest by Tim Lambert


Protesters gather for a vigil outside the north gate of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County.

A symbolic act of civil disobedience at Three Mile Island vigil

'Sometimes you have to teach the younger generation that they have to come out and cross a line to make a point.'
By Tim Lambert

FILE PHOTO: Mrs. Joanne Noel, prepares her flower bed for planting in front of her Middletown, Pa., home as daughter Danielle, 4, watches as she sits on the ground, May 18, 1979. Noel evacuated her home with  her children during the crisis at Three Mile Island, seen in the background.

‘Three Mile Island: As It Happened’ — a three-part podcast

Relive the moment-by-moment tensions as the nation’s worst nuclear accident unfolded at Three Mile Island in March 1979.

By Tim Lambert