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Press Office
PA Department of Corrections
1920 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA  17050

 
Press Secretary Susan McNaughton
smcnaughto@pa.gov or (717) 728-4025

 Deputy Press Secretary Susan Bensinger
 sbensinger@pa.gov or (717) 728-4026
 
FAX:  717-728-4178
 
The Press Office is responsible for responding to news media requests for information about department policies, procedures, programs, employees and the inmates it incarcerates. 
 
Each facility has a public information officer.  Reporters who have questions regarding a specific facility are encouraged to contact the appropriate facility PIO directly (see "Public Information Officers" link at left).
 
 
 
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Secretary Wetzel Appearances:
 
03/07/2014 -- Click HERE to listen to Secretary Wetzel's interview with L.A. Tarone on WILK Newsradio 103.1 FM (Wilkes-Barre area) (Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
 
Click HERE to listen to WHYY's segment on SCI Graterford/Temple University's Insite-Out Exchange Program
(Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
 
Listen to/watch Secretary Wetzel as he speaks about Corrections at the PA Business Council - HERE
(Note: clicking on the link will take you away from this DOC website)
 
 
11/06/13 -- Click HERE to watch Secretary Wetzel's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary presented on Nov. 6, 2013. 

06/07/13 - Executive Deputy Secretary Shirley Moore Smeal appears on the Tone and Tenor Show (June 7, 2013) to discuss reentry. (EDS Moore Smeal's section begins at 42.45)

05/26/13 - Secretary Wetzel appeared on the May 26, 2013, edition of Pennsylvania Newsmakers to discuss prison recidivism

 
 
 

09/23/12 - Insight with Sylvia Maus

08/01/12 - WHYY's Radio Times Debating PA's prison system

07/16/12 - WHP-TV's Face The State - Prison Reform

06/29/12 - Radio Pennsylvania ROUNDTABLE

05/29/12 - WHYY's Radio Times

05/22/12 - Comcast Newsmakers

04/23/12 - PA Press Club

Commonwealth Foundation Podcast