BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) April 16, 2018
Reckon by AL.com will host and stream the 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial debates at the Lyric Theatre in Birmingham. Media and the public are invited to attend and cover the event, or watch via Facebook Live on Reckon by AL.com or on ABC 33/40’s digital channel. While other media outlets cannot broadcast the event live, ABC 33/40 will provide a pool feed recording of the debate that can be used after the event. Media may request credentials in advance by emailing events(at)al.com.
- The Republican debate will take place April 18 at 7 p.m. and panelists will include ABC 33/40’s Lauren Walsh, Reckon’s John Archibald and Cameron Smith of the R Street Institute. Free tickets are available via Eventbrite.
- The Democratic debate will be held April 24 at 7 p.m. and panelists will include Walsh, Smith and Reckon’s Kyle Whitmire. Free tickets are available via Eventbrite.
Each event will last approximately two hours and will be moderated by AL.com columnist, Roy S. Johnson. Each of the gubernatorial candidates have been invited and will have a lectern on stage. The candidates will each receive 90 seconds for opening statements, followed by a question and answer section.
A Spin Room will be open for media immediately following the debate.
Please contact Alabama Media Group’s Director of News, Izzy Gould, with any questions or media access at igould(at)al.com.