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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2016
Contact: Rebekah Radisch
UNC-TV Marketing Communications & Engagement
The North Carolina Channel Presents Live Coverage of the 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary Debate
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK—In advance of the June 7 primary, UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina’s North Carolina Channel will broadcast the 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary Debate live, Thursday, May 19. WRAL News will produce the debate between the Republican candidates for the 2nd Congressional District—Greg Brannon, Renee Elmers and George Holding. WRAL News anchor David Crabtree will moderate the debate.
In addition to its live, statewide broadcast on the North Carolina Channel, Thursday, May 19, at 7 PM (preempting PBS NewsHour), the 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary Debate will encore Friday, May 20, at 8 AM (preempting Democracy Now).
About the North Carolina Channel
The North Carolina Channel is the state’s only 24/7 broadcast channel devoted to providing content for and about North Carolina and its citizens. With a focus on both public affairs (Legislative Week in Review, Front Row) and entertainment programs unique to our state (Bands of the Sand, Shakori Hills Concert Series), the North Carolina Channel offers stories with a local accent.
The North Carolina Channel is the newest addition to UNC-TV’s diverse series of broadcast channels and the network’s fourth free over-the-air broadcast service. Check local cable or satellite providers for the new North Carolina Channel. For more information about the North Carolina Channel and the UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina network, visit UNCTV.org and join the conversation by liking us at facebook.com/unctv and following us on Twitter @unctv.