WPT Offers Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2017 State of the State Address

January 4, 2017

For more information:

Jonna Mayberry, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, jonna.mayberry@wpt.org

Television or web stream questions:

Prior to Jan. 10: Joel Waldinger, State of the State Live Producer, 608-890-2840 joel.waldinger@wpt.org

On Jan. 10: Christine Sloan-Miller, WPT executive producer, 608-263-7124 christine.sloan-miller@wpt.org  

WPT Offers Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2017 State of the State Address

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2017 State of the State Address will air live 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and will stream live online at wpt.org.

In the address, Gov. Walker will highlight priorities for 2017 before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature in the State Capitol building. Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, a Democrat from La Crosse, will provide this year’s minority response following the address.

WPT Here and Now anchor Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) State Capitol Bureau Chief Shawn Johnson will co-anchor the coverage.

In addition to live coverage on WPT and wpt.org, the 2017 State of the State Address will also air on WPR’s Ideas Network, as well as the NPR News and Classical Music Network. 

MEDIA NOTE: Stations may retransmit WPT and WPR coverage, whether live, tape-delayed or in clips for newscasts. Courtesy credit should be given to the appropriate entity, either Wisconsin Public Television or Wisconsin Public Radio. Coverage will not be uplinked via satellite; stations planning to use the coverage will need to record it off-air or access the livestream. You can watch the livestream at http://wpt.org/watch/liveevent.

Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television are services 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.

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