Vermont This Week

About our longest running show

Vermont This Week through the years

Rating: TV-PG

Since 1982, the look of VTW has changed, but our commitment to viewers has not.

A look back at the changes of Vermont This Week over the years. Since 1982 Vermont This Week keeps viewers informed on how politics are shaping our state, covering all sides of the issues. We discuss not only what happened, but also the reasons why.

Meet some of our regular hosts and guests

We are fortunate to have many contributors. The profiles below only include those that provided a photo and bio so far.


Stewart Ledbetter
Stewart Ledbetter is a veteran of regional media. He is a Senior Reporter with NBC5, where he has worked in several roles since 1984. He's covered the major political developments of the last two decades, from the civil union struggle to the New Hampshire primaries and the stunning Jim Jeffords U.S. Senate defection. He traveled the country during the 2003-04 election cycle reporting on Vermont Gov. Howard Dean's campaign for President and from the Democratic National Convention. You can follow him on Twitter at @StewartMyNBC5.
Paul Heintz is the Political Editor of Seven Days, where he has worked as a reporter, columnist and editor since 2012. Paul previously worked for the PBS NewsHour, the Brattleboro Reformer and Congressman Peter Welch. Find him on Twitter at @paulheintz.
Jon Margolis is a Political Columnist for VTDigger. A native of New Jersey, he graduated from Oberlin College in 1962, and spent 23 years as chief national political correspondent in Washington, DC for The Chicago Tribune. He’s the author of The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964.
Neal Goswami is a reporter for WCAX. Prior to his current role, he was Chief of the Vermont Press Bureau and Senior Staff Writer for the Bennington Banner. He traveled the country following Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential run in 2016 and covered former President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009. Neal is on Twitter at @nealgoswami.
Elizabeth Hewitt is the Washington, DC reporter for VTDigger. She grew up in central Vermont and holds a graduate degree in magazine journalism from New York University.
Liam Elder-Connors is a Staff Reporter at Vermont Public Radio, covering Burlington and Chittenden County. He grew up in Colchester and studied journalism and music at St. Michael's College. Find him on Twitter at @lseconnors.

Designing the new set

Rating: TV-PG

An overview of the new VTW set design and an interview with the designer.

In 2018, Vermont This Week underwent a new look and a brand new set, made right here in Vermont! Check out the short video showing how the new set was created.