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Release Date: 05.16.2018 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: WSB-TV/Channel 2 Georgia Gubernatorial Debate 2018

Georgia Gubernatorial Debates 2018 On Channel 2 WSB-TV

Channel 2 WSB-TV, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB will host two Gubernatorial Primary Debates. The debates will air live on Sunday, May 20th starting at 1:00 p.m. on Channel 2.

The candidates are seeking to replace current Georgia Governor Nathan Deal who is ineligible to run after having served two terms in office.

The first debate will feature Democratic candidates, Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans, both aiming to make history by becoming Georgia’s first woman governor.

At 2 p.m., five Republican candidates including Casey Cagle, Brian Kemp, Clay Tippins, Michael Williams and Hunter Hill will face off.

It’s the final debate before the primary election and will focus on getting answers to issues relevant to Georgia voters. Topics will include illegal immigration, religious freedom, state income tax and the push for the new Amazon headquarters.

Channel 2 Action news anchor Justin Farmer will moderate. Richard Elliot, Channel 2’s political reporter, Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter, and Condace Pressley, anchor, WSB 95.5 and KISS 104.1, form the panel questioning the candidates. There will be no live studio audience.  

Channel 2 will live stream the televised debates on wsbtv.com. CMG Atlanta Radio will simulcast the audio on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB and wsbradio.com, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will stream the presentation on ajc.com.

Viewers can also watch on Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV streaming devices. Search “WSBTV” in the APP store.

Channel 2 will also live tweet the debate under the hashtag #GAgovernor.

WHAT: Georgia Gubernatorial Debate 2018

WHO: Moderated by Channel 2 Anchor Justin Farmer with Panelists Richard Elliot, political reporter of Channel 2 Action News, Greg Bluestein, AJC reporter and Condace Pressley of WSB Radio.

WHERE: Channel 2 WSB-TV, News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB, online at www.wsbtv.com, ajc.com and in WSB-TV Digital APPs

WHEN: Sunday, May 20th starting live at 1 p.m.

 

About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group Atlanta and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, m.wsbtv.com, plus News, Weather and Traffic Apps, airs BOUNCETV on its digital sub-channel 2.2, and LAFF on 2.3. WSB-TV also provides news, weather and traffic on WSB-TV’s Facebook page, on Twitterand on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, two daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites, like Dawg Nation, SEC Country and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 2 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online.

 

Contact Info

Contact Name: Steve Riley

Company: WSB-TV

Phone: 404-897-7447

E-mail: Steve.Riley@wsbtv.com