Chad Matlick Published

WVPB Coverage of the Third Presidential Debate

PBS And NPR Election 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head in the third presidential debate Wednesday, October 19 at 9 p.m. This debate will follow the same format as the first presidential debate. It will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by Fox’s Chris Wallace, the moderator.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) will provide extensive coverage of the debates our statewide TV and Radio networks, and online and Coverage begins at 9 p.m. EDT.


On TV – WVPB will air PBS NewsHour’s special debate coverage; Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds, David Brooks, and Amy Walter. You can also watch via Youtube in this post.

On Radio –  All Things Considered’s Robert Siegel will host Special Coverage of the events as well as post-debate analysis and fact-checking. You can also listen via our online radio stream.

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

The live annotations will be available below; visit for additional coverage of the debate.