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

WMHT AND WXXI PARTNER TO MAKE COVERAGE OF THE STATE’S GUBERNATORIAL INAUGURATION MORE ACCESSIBLE

Rochester, New York (December 29, 2010) – WMHT (Albany) and WXXI (Rochester) are partnering to make live coverage of New York’s Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremony more widely available. WMHT-TV’s special live edition of New York Now: The Gubernatorial Inauguration will also be available to New York State Public Radio through public radio’s Content Depot distribution system.  In addition, a live audio stream of the program will be available at: <http://wxxi.org/news/live>.

Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor-elect Robert J. Duffy will be sworn in on New Year’s Day at the Governor’s Reception Room in the State Capitol. The special, live edition of New York Now: The Gubernatorial Inauguration, hosted by WMHT's Matt Ryan,will air Saturday, January 1 at 12 noon on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11) and AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2. 

Serving as the New York State Attorney General since January 1, 2007, Mr. Cuomo will be the 56th Governor of New York State. Lieutenant Governor-elect Robert J. Duffy has served as the Mayor of Rochester since 2006.

New York Now is an in-depth, public affairs program, featuring news, interviews and analysis from the Capitol.  It airs on public television stations throughout New York State.

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