Bill Dautremont-Smith

Lehigh Valley Beer Week (Pt. 2) on LV Discourse

Feb 17, 2017

In the second program this week leading up to the fifth Lehigh Valley Beer Week opening on Feb. 18, Bill Dautremont-Smith discusses it from the business perspective and explores the exploding craft brewing industry here in the Lehigh Valley that LVBW has helped to bring about. 

Lehigh Valley Beer Week (Pt. 1) on LV Arts Salon

Feb 14, 2017

This week's topic is the art of brewing, as will be on show at the fifth Lehigh Valley Beer Week, starting this coming Saturday, Feb. 18.

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith turns the tables on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon's regular host, author Bathsheba Monk, by putting her behind the guest microphone this week. They discuss Monk's new endeavor, book publishing company Blue Heron Book Works, that began business in Allentown one year ago becoming only the second publishing company in the Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 11/30/15)

Hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab do an exit interview with our executive director, Dr. Bill Dautremont-Smith.  Bill is stepping down from this position after a run of 5+ years, leaving WDIY as a much stronger radio station. You will be impressed by Bill's resumé; his energy is evident as he talks about his tenure as executive director and his plans for the future. (Original air date August 22, 2013.)

The Board of Directors of WDIY announced that its Executive Director, Dr. Bill Dautremont-Smith will retire by the end of the summer. The Board plans to engage in a national search to fill the position. Dautremont-Smith, who will assist with the transition, spent five years at WDIY as Executive Director. Prior to that, he served on the board of directors for four years, and has been a volunteer on-air host for the past ten years.