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

January 17, 2012

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. Wednesday, Jan. 25.

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

The governor will deliver his speech, highlighting priorities for 2012, 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 will be co-anchored by WPT’s Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson.

Following the speech, Democrats will offer a response to Walker’s remarks.
WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

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