WPT to Offer Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address

January 11, 2016

For More Information:

Jonna Mayberry, publicist, 608-263-3364, jonnatha.mayberry@wpt.org
Joel Waldinger, advance and onsite producer, 608-890-2840, joel.waldinger@wpt.org
Christine Sloan Miller, executive producer, 608-263-7124, christine.sloan-miller@wpt.org

WPT to Offer Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2016 State of the State Address will air live 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and will stream live online at wpt.org.

In the address, Gov. Walker will highlight priorities for 2016 before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature in the State Capitol building.

WPT Here and Now anchor Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) State Capitol Bureau Chief Shawn Johnson will co-anchor the coverage, which will include a minority party response from State Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca immediately following the address.

Live coverage of the 2016 State of the State Address will be broadcast 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 on WPT, will stream on wpt.org, and will air on Wisconsin Public Radio's (WPR) Ideas Network and NPR News and Classical Music Network. 

MEDIA NOTE: The WPT and WPR 2016 State of the State Address broadcasts are offered free of charge to other television or radio stations that would like to pick up the live signal, record the coverage for a later broadcast or excerpt the coverage for use in a newscast. If the content is used, please credit WPT or WPR.

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

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