- Written by Belinda Elliott
- Category: Featured - Radio
- Published: 06 September 2018
Starting Saturday, September 15, WHRV 89.5 FM will air The Politics Show from NPR, a special nine-part weekly radio show leading up to the 2018 midterm elections. Each hour will provide a deep dive into election news, delivered in the friendly conversational format that listeners of the NPR Politics Podcast have come to know and trust. Tune in to hear insights from NPR journalists as they travel across the country, talking with voters and officials to help listeners understand what's happening on the road to the midterms. The final episode will air on November 10 and which will feature a full recap and analysis of election results.
This limited-run show is a new element of NPR's comprehensive election coverage and will air on public radio stations nationwide; WHRV 89.5 FM will air it on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. "We are thrilled to be expanding our platform, particularly at a time when reliable news is vitally important," said Beth Donovan, Senior Washington Editor for NPR News. "The 2018 elections will be as consequential as any in recent memory. This show will provide comprehensive fact-based coverage that will help voters make informed decisions at the ballot box."
"The NPR Politics team delivers the news with trademark wit and wisdom," said Anya Grundmann, NPR's Vice President for Programming and Audience Development. "The issues, the facts, the ideas, the discussions with voters—all talked through with friends, and now available specially for broadcast radio."
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