Nexstar Media’s California TV Stations To Host Exclusive Live Debate Between the Top Candidates for U.S. Senator from California

Candidates Will Face Off February 12 at the Studios of KRON-TV in San Francisco

Debate Will be Live-Streamed and Available to Every California Voter    

San Francisco, CA (January 22, 2024) – Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) today announced that its television stations serving the state of California will host a multi-market exclusive live telecast of a debate between Adam Schiff, Steve Garvey, Katie Porter, and Barbara Lee, the top four candidates for U.S. Senator from California.

Nexstar uses specific and transparent criteria to determine which candidates qualify to participate in its statewide debates.  The criteria are attached to this release and available on the websites of all of Nexstar’s California television stations.

The debate will originate from KRON-TV studios in San Francisco and will air exclusively across Nexstar’s television stations and digital platforms serving the state, including KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, KSWB-TV in San Diego, KTXL-TV in Sacramento, KSEE-TV in Fresno, and KGET-TV in Bakersfield.

“As Your Local Election Headquarters, KRON-TV will host the top four candidates for the primary nomination for U.S. Senate,” said KRON-TV Vice President and General Manager Jim Rose. “With our broadcast partners across Nexstar, we’re committed to keeping voters throughout California informed and ahead of the curve when it comes to electing our leaders.”


The California Senate Candidate Debate Stations

Station Network Market Station Website Social
KTLA-TV CW Los Angeles @KTLA
KSWB-TV FOX San Diego @FOX5SanDiego
KTXL-TV FOX Sacramento @FOX40
KGET-TV NBC Bakersfield @KGETnews

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across its television and digital platforms, including more than 300,000 hours of programming produced annually by its business units. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national cable news network, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including its local TV station websites, The Hill and, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. For more information, please visit

Chris Berg
Vice President of Local Content Development
Nexstar Media Inc.
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