Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 11/1/2018
The Connecticut Broadcasters Association (CBA) held a gubernatorial debate on October 18. Hartford / New Haven television stations who aired the debate include Meredith’s CBS affiliate WFSB, Tribune’s Fox affiliate WTIC-TV, NBC-owned WVIT, Nexstar’s ABC affiliate WTNH, Entravision’s Univision affiliate WUVN, and Telemundo’s WRDM. Entercom, iHeartmedia, Hall Communications, Connoisseur, Cumulus, and Townsquare stations provided radio coverage.
“The CBA has a long history of producing political debates,” said CBA Chair Steve Rabb. “It’s part of our mission as broadcasters to provide voters with information about candidates running for public office.”
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