State and Local Officials Will Join Meeting to Address Response to Coronavirus Outbreak
Nexstar Stations Brings Millions of Viewers Together Across the Entire State Via Television Broadcast and Livestream Video
DENVER, CO and IRVING, TX (June 3, 2020)–– Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), announced today that it will host an exclusive live virtual Town Hall meeting, “Rocky Mountain Recovery,” featuring Colorado’s Governor, members of the state’s Congressional delegation, and other state and local officials and policy experts, on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. MDT. The Town Hall will feature Colorado Governor Jared Polis; U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO); U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO); U.S. Representative Joe Neguse (D-2); U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R-3); U.S. Representative Jason Crow (D-6); Susana Cordova, Denver Public Schools Superintendent; Jack Strauss, Professor of Finance at Daniels College of Business; and Dr. Stephen Cobb, Denver Chief Medical Officer, Centura Health who will address the response to the coronavirus pandemic and take questions from viewers. Due to restrictions on large gatherings, all of the guests will remotely join the broadcast and livestream.
The one-hour live virtual Town Hall will be hosted from the FOX31 and Channel 2 studios in Denver, CO, and air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. MDT. Viewers are invited to submit questions via social media using the hashtag #COTownHall.
The television broadcast will be hosted by FOX31 Anchors Jeremy Hubbard and Aristea Brady and will bring together millions of viewers across the entire state of Colorado. The Town Hall will air on five Nexstar’s stations serving the state, including KDVR-TV (FOX) and KWGN-TV (CW) in Denver, CO, KREZ-TV (CBS) in Durango, KXRM-TV (FOX) in Colorado Springs, and KREX-TV (CBS) in Grand Junction. A livestream of the telecast will be available on kdvr.com, fox21news.com, and westernslopenow.com.
The Town Hall will open with Mr. Hubbard and Ms. Brady providing a recap of the latest developments in the pandemic. They will then turn to the government, community, and business leaders to talk about the current state of the coronavirus in Colorado, unemployment, the phased reopening of the state, business recovery, education, and pose questions submitted by viewers.
“Colorado residents interested in hearing about the impact of the pandemic, and who want to express their concerns and ask questions regarding the re-opening of the state’s economy, can rely on Nexstar’s dedication to local content to provide them the latest news and a connection to their government and community leaders,” said Tim Busch, President of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. “We are proud to harness the power of our broadcast operations across the entire state of Colorado to bring millions of viewers together to speak directly to their government leaders about the re-opening process. We are grateful to all the guests for their participation and for allowing Nexstar to serve as the host of this vitally important live event.”
Rocky Mountain Recovery Virtual Town Hall Television Broadcast and Livestream
Thursday, June 4, 2020
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. MDT
FOX31 studios in Denver, CO
Hosts: FOX31 Anchors Jeremey Hubbard and Aristea Brady
• Gov. Jared Polis (D)
• Senator Michael Bennett (D)
• Senator Cory Gardner (R)
• U.S. Representative Joe Neguse (D-2)
• U.S. Representative Scott Tipton (R-3)
• U.S. Representative Jason Crow (D-6)
• Susana Cordova, Denver Public Schools Superintendent
• Jack Strauss, Professor of Finance at Daniels College of Business
• Dr. Stephen Cobb, Denver Chief Medical Officer, Centura Health
|KXRM-TV||FOX||Colorado Springs, CO||FOX21News.com||@Fox21News|
|KREX-TV||CBS||Grand Junction, CO||WesternSlopeNow.com||@WesternSlopeNow|
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