MIAMI ANNOUNCED AS LOCATION FOR FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE HOSTED BY NBC NEWS, MSNBC AND TELEMUNDO

 

PRIME TIME DEBATE TO TAKE PLACE ON BACK-TO-BACK NIGHTS

ON JUNE 26 AND JUNE 27

 

WASHINGTON – March 28, 2019 – NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first democratic presidential primary debate of the 2020 cycle live from Miami, Fla. The debate will take place on back-to-back nights on Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27. The prime time events will be broadcast live across all three networks with real-time Spanish-language translations on Telemundo. In addition, the two-night special event will also be streamed for free on NBC News’ digital properties, including NBCNews.comMSNBC.com, NBC News Mobile App, and OTT apps in addition to Telemundo’s digital platforms.

Details on threshold for participating candidates have been previously announced by the DNC. 

Additional details on the venue, moderators, and timing will also be announced at a later date.

 

PRESS CONTACT:

Alfredo Richard, SVP Corporate Communications 

O: 786 - 585 - 7110 

E: Alfredo.Richard@nbcuni.com

Camilo Pino, Publicity Director, Telemundo Network News

E: Camilo.Pino@nbcuni.com

 

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