TUTV will provide LIVE coverage of the 2015 Papal Visit to Philadelphia, from Saturday, September 26th to Sunday, the 27th. TUTV's student journalists will report live from the Ben Franklin Parkway and in the studio at Temple University. As many as 17 student journalists will be involved in the coverage––directing, field producing, reporting, editing, and writing. The studio show will be hosted by Lu Ann Cahn, former NBC-10 reporter and current Director for Career Services in the School of Media and Communication.
Festival of Families
On September 26th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m, Pope Francis will attend the Festival of Families in Philadephia, Pennsylvania, which is part of the World Meeting of Families gathering. During this event, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Colombian rock musician Juanes, and many others will perform for the pontiff.
The Festival of Families is an intercultural celebration of family life around the world that has taken place in different countries over the years. For 2015, it will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.