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AP-TX--Election 2018-Senate-Texas Debate,ADVISORY, TX

October 7, 2018

The two leading candidates in the U.S. Senate election will appear in a 60-mnnute debate on KENS-TV (CBS) in San Antonio on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. CT. The debate features incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Houston, and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso.

EMBARGO: KENS-TV will make the debate available to other TV and radio stations, but a live broadcast embargo exists for radio and television stations in 10 Texas TV markets. The broadcast may only appear life on the listed stations in the following markets:

Abilene: KXVA-TV

Austin: KVUE-TV

Beaumont: KBMT-TV, KJAC-TV

Corpus Christi: KIII-TV

Dallas-Fort Worth: WFAA-TV

Houston: KHOU-TV

San Angelo: KIDY-TV

San Antonio: KENS-TV

Tyler: KYTX-TV

Waco-Temple-

Killeen-Bryan: KCEN-TV, KAGS-TV

All other stations in non-TEGNA markets may use the satellite and audio feeds and streaming link to broadcast the debate live, delayed or as part of subsequent newscasts and streamed online. Satellite, streaming, audio feed and on-site coverage details for the debate are noted below.

All technical questions should be referred to Jeff Stephens of WFAA-TV, jstephens2@wfaa.com, 817-689-4995.

SATELLITE, STREAMING, AUDIO FEED, ONSIDE COVERAGE DETAILS

WHAT: U.S. Senate Debate

WHEN: 8 p.m. CT, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

WHERE: KENS-TV Studios, 5400 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX (MEDIA ONLY)

STATION CLEARANCES: Please notify Michael Schneider of the Texas Association of Broadcasters, michael@tab.org, or Don Smith of KENS-TV, dsmith@kens5.com, if your station will broadcast the debate live, delayed or streamed on your station website.

TV SATELLITE FEED INFO:

BOOKED: 8:00PM-10:30PM CENTRAL/10:00-22:30 EASTERN

PATH ONE:

GALAXY 16 (SIXTEEN)/4=D (FOUR DELTA)

PATH TWO:

GALAXY 16 (SIXTEEN)/4=E (FOUR ECHO)

STREAMING: http://www.kens5.com/debateinfo

ONSITE COVERAGE:

No live audio/video feed of the program will be available on site.

San Antonio Express-News will provide an AP pool photographer to capture all official debate photos; no other photographers will be allowed in the studio. Media will be able to download the photos for free from an FTP. Server login information will be sent closer to the day of the debate.

Candidates or a campaign representative may be available for a question-and-answer period following the debate. Video and still photography will be allowed.

Media should plan to arrive at KENS for set-up no later than 6:30 p.m. Media will NOT be allowed access to the studio. Candidates or a campaign representative may be available for a question-and-answer period following the debate.

Media attending must pre-register their attendance no later than noon CT on Oct. 12, 2018, by emailing thetexasdebate@tegna.com.

Please include name of each person attending and the following information for each:

Date of birth

Driver’s license number

Email address

Cellphone number

Media outlet name

Media outlet contact number

All members of the media must present press credentials or other picture ID to enter the building. The KENS Studios are situated at 5400 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229. Please alert KENS if you plan to bring a satellite or microwave truck.

Parking will be available approximately 100 yards in front of the KENS building.

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