West Virginia Public Broadcasting Published

Make WVPB Your Inauguration Day Headquarters

On Friday Jan. 20, West Virginia Public Broadcasting will offer special coverage of all the events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump including the parade, Trump’s speech, the oath of office, the counter protests and the Inaugural balls – complete with insights and analysis from reporters in the field.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting will provide extensive coverage on our statewide TV and Radio networks, and online at wvpublic.org. (Coverage begins at 10 a.m. EST. on radio and 11 a.m. on television.)


On TV – The West Virginia Channel will air PBS NewsHour’s special inauguration coverage from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with NewsHour correspondents John Yang reporting from the steps of the U.S. Capitol and Lisa Desjardins from the National Mall. NewsHour’s livestream will include the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump and the 48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, the Inaugural Address and Parade, and the arrival of President-elect Trump at the White House.

NewsHour’s broadcast coverage will live stream on Twitter globally at inauguration.twitter.com and @NewsHour and will be available to both Twitter’s logged-in and logged out audience. The broadcast can also be watched starting at 11 a.m. on the West Virginia Channel.

On Radio –  NPR’s Audie Cornish and Steve Inskeep will co-host live coverage along with NPR Politics reporters from the U.S. Capitol from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. EST.

Later, tune into All Things Considered where host Ari Shapiro will interview Trump supporters as they pilgrimage to the nation’s capital. Shapiro will ride along with a group of thirteen students as they travel from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia to the inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.

You can also listen via our online radio stream and the WVPB app.

Online – NPR’s politics team will be live annotating Trump’s speech starting at noon, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more. Portions of the speech with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and footnotes from NPR reporters and editors.