For Immediate Release                                                                                   
Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585) 258-0253

WXXI HOSTS NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTION DEBATE, A VOICE OF THE VOTER PRESENTATION

 

DATE:                          Tuesday, August 31, 2010

TIME:                          7 p.m.

WHERE:                       WXXI Studios, 280 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614

FORMAT:                    Democratic candidates Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric                                         Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman have been invited                                      to come together to present their platforms, and answer questions                                            for panelists.

MODERATOR:            Julie Philipp, WXXI News Director

PANELISTS:               WXXI's Bob Smith, Democrat & Chronicle’s Jill Terreri, and 13                                                 WHAM TV's Sean Carroll.
           
SCHEDULE:                 8/31 @ 7 p.m. – Taping, and live broadcast on AM1370 and                                          WXXI-WORLD (DT21.2.cable 524), and streamed on WXXI.org
                                    8/31 @ 9 p.m. – broadcast on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011 & 11)

 

MEDIA CONTACT:            Kristin Tutino, WXXI, 258-0253
                                   
The debate is part of WXXI's Voice of the Voter 2010 partnership with the Democrat & Chronicle, 13 WHAM TV and WDKX 103.9 FM. Committed to bringing citizens’ concerns to the forefront in political issues, Voice of the Voter is supported in part by The Community Foundation.

 

PRESS INFORMATION

• Arrive as early at 6:15 p.m., and no later than 6:45 p.m.

• A pool feed will be made available.  ENG trucks should Contact Jan Pazral at 258-0294 for parking information. For technical questions, please contact Kent Hatfield at 303-1816.

• Space permitting, you will be allowed in studio to watch the show. We will also have viewing in the conference room just outside the studio.

• Cameras are allowed in studio before and after taping begins, but cameras can not be used during the taping.

• It will be up to the candidates as to whether they will address the press after the program.

• Parking is available in the High Falls Garage – just south of WXXI. Parking in the WXXI Visitor Garage is reserved for guests taking part in the program.

 

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