Yours truly will be joining four other journalists to moderate the Democratic presidential debate at the Paris Hotel on Feb. 19. The others are: NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt, Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and host of MSNBC Live Hallie Jackson and senior correspondent at Noticias Telemundo Vanessa Hauc.
The two-hour debate, which will air on NBC and MSNBC starting at 6 PM on the West Coast, will stream live on NBC News NOW on OTT devices, NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, NBC News Mobile App, NBC News and MSNBC’s Facebook pages, and online at The Nevada Independent. It will also air live in Spanish on cable channel Universo as well as the Noticias Telemundo mobile app and website, and Noticias Telemundo’s Facebook page.
Candidates will have one minute and 15 seconds for answers and 45 seconds for follow-ups at the moderators’ discretion.The Democratic National Committee previously announced the qualification criteria; participating candidates will be announced at a later date. Viewers can submit queries for consideration to be used by one of the moderators during the debate. Submit questions at NBCNews.com/DebateQuestions until Friday, Feb. 14.
I wonder what I should ask….
(For those of you who are eager to obtain tickets to the debate, we do not yet know whether or when they will be available. I will post updates as I have them.)