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

WXXI PROVIDES LIVE COVERAGE OF NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO’S 2011 BUDGET ADDRESS

Coverage begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1st

Rochester, New York (January 31, 2011) – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo will give his first Budget Address on February 1, 2011. Cuomo’s address will offer details on how he plans to tackle the State’s fiscal crisis. WXXI will carry New York Now’s special coverage, live from Albany, on Tuesday, February 1, beginning at 1 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11). AM 1370/HD-FM91.5-2 and WXXI.org will also provide coverage of the Governor’s speech, starting at 1 p.m.

Following the Budget Address, WXXI’s Capitol News Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt and the WXXI News Team will provide complete coverage of the speech during All Things Considered that evening (between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m) on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2. and WRUR 88.5.

The Budget Address will also air in its entirety on February 1 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-World (cable 524/DT21.2).

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