WABC Radio To Broadcast Live From Political Conventions
July 15, 2016 at 12:50 PM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA News/Talk WABC/NEW YORK will broadcast live from the DEMOCRATIC and REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTIONS in CLEVELAND and PHILADELPHIA, JULY 18th through 21st and JULY 25th through 28th.
77 WABC’s comprehensive convention news coverage will feature ELECTION CENTRAL’s live hourly reports, convention vignettes, FACEBOOK live updates from the convention floor, and in-show updates on “BERNIE and SID," “CURTIS and KUBY," “The Drive at Five” and “The JOHN BATCHELOR Show” from RITA COSBY, KEN DUFFY, JOAN HAMBURG and CONNELL McSHANE. WABC’s ELECTION CENTRAL audio reports, FACEBOOK live archive videos and podcasts of the nightly wrap-up shows will be available on demand at www.wabcradio.com.
WABC PD CRAIG SCHWALB commented: “The 77 WABC NEWS TEAM will have a significant presence at each convention and we look forward to bringing all of the fascinating personalities and historic moments to our listeners.”
The station's Political Editor RITA COSBY added: “These conventions become more important than ever with the events of the last few weeks. We will be covering all the fast-breaking stories and the big newsmakers during these pivotal conventions, in this historic presidential race.”