The special broadcast will be co-anchored by managing editors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. NewsHour correspondents John Yang will report on location from the Clinton campaign headquarters in New York and Jeffrey Brown from the Trump campaign headquarters in New York, and senior correspondent and PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan will report in-studio in Washington, D.C.
NewsHour’s panel of studio guests includes New York Times columnist David Brooks; syndicated columnist Mark Shields; Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter; Emory University’s Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference Andra Gillespie; Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign chief strategist Stuart Stevens; and 2008 and 2012 Obama campaign pollster Cornell Belcher.
NewsHour correspondent Lisa Desjardins will report on down-ballot initiatives with Nathan Gonzalez, editor and publisher of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report, with additional reporting from presidential historian Michael Beschloss, PBS NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Jeff Greenfield from WNET; and correspondent William Brangham and digital politics editor Daniel Bush from the newsroom.
NewsHour’s coverage extends on its website and social media beginning at 8 a.m. on Election Day.
NewsHour coverage can also be streamed here on Nov. 8 starting at 6 p.m.:
On the Radio and Online
WNPR will feature news updates on the air and on WNPR.org throughout the day on Nov. 8. Keep up with the latest news throughout the evening on air and online with live updates from NPR and WNPR reporters.
WNPR is also taking a road trip on Election Day and invites you along on Facebook Live. Throughout the day, WNPR reporter Jeff Cohen will visit a polling place or two, a college campus, Hartford City Hall, and our own newsroom, checking in on WNPR’s talk shows Where We Live and The Colin McEnroe Show. Find it all on WNPR’s Facebook page, bringing you news on Election Day as Connecticut goes to the polls.
Visit WNPR’s 2016 Election coverage page online for more.