Release Date: Wed, Jan 4, 2017

WPT Offers Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker's 2017 State of the State Address

For more information:
Jonna Mayberry, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, [email protected]
Television or web stream questions:
Prior to Jan. 10: Joel Waldinger, State of the State Live Producer, 608-890-2840 [email protected]
On Jan. 10: Christine Sloan-Miller, WPT executive producer, 608-263-7124 [email protected]  
WPT Offers Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker's 2017 State of the State Address
Gov. Scott Walker's 2017 State of the State Address will air live 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and will stream live online at
In the address, Gov. Walker will highlight priorities for 2017 before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature in the State Capitol building. Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, a Democrat from La Crosse, will provide this year's minority response following the address.
WPT Here and Now anchor Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) State Capitol Bureau Chief Shawn Johnson will co-anchor the coverage.
In addition to live coverage on WPT and, the 2017 State of the State Address will also air on WPR's Ideas Network, as well as the NPR News and Classical Music Network. 
MEDIA NOTE: Stations may retransmit WPT and WPR coverage, whether live, tape-delayed or in clips for newscasts. Courtesy credit should be given to the appropriate entity, either Wisconsin Public Television or Wisconsin Public Radio. Coverage will not be uplinked via satellite; stations planning to use the coverage will need to record it off-air or access the livestream. You can watch the livestream at
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