WHAT: The 2020 Race for U.S. Senate Candidate Forum
WHO: Illinois Candidates for U.S. Senate
WHEN: Friday, October 23, 2020
WHERE: Streaming on NBCChicago.com on Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm (Available afterwards for on-demand streaming)
Airing on NBC 5 on Sunday, October 25th at 10am
Streaming on TelemundoChicago.com on Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm (Available after for on-demand streaming)
Airing on Telemundo Chicago on Sunday, October 25th at 1:30pm
CHICAGO, IL – (October 23, 2020) – NBC 5 Chicago / WMAQ and Telemundo Chicago / WSNS to host the first televised Race for U.S. Senate Candidate Forum of 2020 on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 6:30pm. The hour-long forum, broadcast from the NBC Tower, will be moderated by NBC 5 Political Editor Carol Marin.
“We are pleased to host the Illinois Candidates for U.S. Senate in this forum,” said Frank Whittaker, Station Manager/Vice President of News, NBC 5 Chicago. “Our commitment to political coverage is unmatched in Chicago. We look forward to giving voters a look at where each candidate stands on important issues facing our state and nation.”
The forum can be streamed on NBCChicago.com and TelemundoChicago.com at 6:30pm on Friday October 23, 2020 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming. The U.S. Senate Candidate Forum will be broadcast on Sunday, October 25th on NBC 5 at 10am and on Telemundo Chicago at 1:30pm.
From local elections to the presidential race, NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago will continue to be the home for Decision 2020. With voter’s guides available on both NBCChicago.com and TelemundoChicago.com and in-depth political podcasts, residents are able to get informed before they vote. On election night, NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago will provide updates with a panel of experts and mobile push alerts as the results roll in.
About NBC 5 Chicago
NBC 5 (WMAQ-TV) is the NBC Universal owned-and-operated station in Chicago. In partnership with Telemundo Chicago (WSNS-TV) as a duopoly station, NBC 5 serves the incredibly diverse and bilingual audiences throughout the city and suburbs. As the third largest television market, NBC 5 provides news, weather, community initiatives and more for the Chicago metropolitan area, as well as, areas of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. NBC 5 features daily local news on “NBC 5 News” and local lifestyle content on “Chicago Today.” All original content is available on-air, across streaming platforms, on nbcchicago.com and on the NBC Chicago Mobile App.