CBS Radio News Sets Royal Wedding Coverage
April 7, 2011 at 5:31 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO NEWS' coverage of the Royal Wedding on APRIL 29th will include live anchored coverage as well as short-form special reports during the ceremonies. The CBS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP will air from LONDON as a one hour Royal Wedding Special that evening, and simulcast feeds of CBS NEWS' TV coverage will also be available to affiliates, as will CBS reporters and experts in LONDON.
Live anchored coverage will launch at 6a (ET) with coverage expected to continue to the end of the ceremony, scheduled for 6:58a (ET). National Correspondent DAN RAVIV will anchor, with CBS NEWS consultant and VANITY FAIR contributing editor VICTORIA MATHER on hand along with correspondents STEVE FUTTERMAN and VICKI BARKER and reporter LARRY MILLER. Unanchored feeds will be fed at 6a (ET) as well.
Four short-form special reports per hour will be available at :00, :20, :31, :50 from 4:20a through 11a (ET); One-minute Special Reports will feed at :00 and :31. with 90-second Special reports at :20 and :50.
TV simulcasts include KATIE COURIC's coverage 5-9a (ET) and a primetime special anchored by COURIC 8-9p (ET).