“NewsNation” Conducts First Prime-Time Sit-Down Interview with President Trump Since the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Anchor Joe Donlon Sits Down with President at the White House

Exclusive Interview Will Air Tomorrow Night at 8 p.m. ET on WGN America’s NewsNation Broadcast

CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 21, 2020) – WGN America’s national newscast, “NewsNation,” announced today that it will conduct the first comprehensive prime-time sit-down interview with President Donald J. Trump since the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  The exclusive one-on-one interview will be conducted at the White House by NewsNation anchor Joe Donlon, and will air on tomorrow night’s NewsNation broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. ET on WGN America, Nexstar Media’s (Nasdaq: NXST) wholly-owned cable network reaching 75 million U.S. TV households.

“NewsNation is pleased to bring its viewers an in-depth interview with President Trump just weeks before the election and following the passing of Justice Ginsburg,” said Jennifer Lyons, Vice President of News for WGN America.  “This is an interview with no restrictions on the questions asked or topics covered, and the President and Joe will cover a lot of ground beyond the Supreme Court and the November election.  In keeping with our mission, NewsNation will air the interview in its entirety, with minimal editing, so that our viewers can see and hear everything the President has to say.  We have extended a similar invitation to former Vice President Joe Biden and are hopeful that he, too, will agree to be interviewed.”

Airing nightly from 8 p.m. ET to 11 p.m. ET, NewsNation is committed to delivering news reporting that is fact-based, impactful, educational, and unbiased.  In addition to the live nightly newscast, NewsNation’s digital team of reporters and producers deliver news twenty-four hours a day online through NewsNation’s digital properties and its mobile app, NewsNationNow.


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