Election Day a Busy One for Networks
We have been telling you about election coverage plans by various radio networks and organizations. Here’s a further sampling.
Univision America, the AM radio station
arm of Spanish-language network Univision, laid out its coverage plans.
Until 7 p.m., coverage is being be led by Fernando Espuelas
and Helen Aguirre. Some programs are encouraging social media participation.
Univision America, a network of nine stations in mostly major
markets, is also telling listeners to follow along online or via the Univision
7 p.m., when the polls close and official results are announced, Univision
Network News will be added to carry breaking news and results.
Meanwhile, no one can
accuse Sirius XM of shirking on its Tuesday election coverage. The satcaster has an ample list of channels and programs that
will either be devoted to coverage or at least offer a special look.
Not surprisingly the P.O.T.U.S. political channel, along with
SiriusXM Left and SiriusXM Patriot, will be swimming in news and returns. And
it would surprise no one that Glenn Beck’s The Blaze channel will be hip deep
in electoral discussions all day and night. And naturally there will be the
branded channels from other news and information providers like BBC, Bloomberg,
CNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, HLN, MSNBC and NPR.
channels as well will be utilizing that platform to follow and react to events
as they happen across the nation. Other specialty channels such as The Power,
OutQ, Catholic Channel, Inspirante, BYU Radio, HUR Voices and BuzzFeed will
devote varying levels of programming to the election.
For those who are
tired of it all but still can’t break away, the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB)
and the Rotten Tomatoes will provide their own unique takes — while the Playboy
Playmates promise an “Election Night Special.”