Wisconsin Public Television to Provide Live Coverage of State of the State Address

January 8, 2013

For More Information:
Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, lynn.brockmeyer@wpt.org
Joel Waldinger, WPT producer, 608-890-2840, joel.waldinger@wpt.org

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) will provide live coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15.

The address will be simulcast on Wisconsin Public Radio and streamed live at wpt.org. Video of the speech also will be archived for future viewing on the website.
 

The governor will deliver his speech, highlighting priorities for 2013, before a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly Chambers of the State Capitol Building. Members of the Legislature, the lieutenant governor, Wisconsin Supreme Court justices and cabinet members, along with honored guests, attend the speech.

The television broadcast is co-anchored by WPT’s Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson.

Following the speech, Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson, D-Milwaukee, will offer a response to Walker’s remarks.

WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.