Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 11/1/2018
TEGNA’s NBC affiliate KING-TV Seattle aired three live debates in October that were open to the public. U.S. Senate debates were held October 8 and October 20. The broadcast of October 17 debate between candidates for the WA-8 U.S. Congressional District included 30 minutes of post-debate analysis.
“Our viewers and voters deserve fair and robust debates that allow us to ask tough questions and probe candidates beyond just a sound bite,” said Political Reporter Natalie Brand. “I hear from the community how much they appreciate the in-depth political coverage that we provide.”
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