Sen. Mitch McConnell and Ret. Lt. Col. Amy McGrath
presented by Gray Television and University of Kentucky Student Government 


Location | WKYT, 2851 Winchester Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40509
 
Time | 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 12
 
Media Information | Because of requirements involving COVID-19, outside media will not be permitted beyond the front entrance to WKYT. 

However, stations may record the debate for news coverage and request access to virtual post-debate interviews.  If candidates and or campaign staff wish to be interviewed after the debate, they will be escorted to a designated area for interviews which will be entirely virtual for registered media via Zoom.

Deadline for requests for access to satellite coordinates for recording and virtual post-debate interviews is noon, Monday, October 12.
 
Media recording the debate must abide by the following restrictions:
  • Excerpts may not be used until after 8 p.m. on Monday, October 12
  • Outlets may use up to three minutes of video or audio in total in regularly scheduled newscasts
  • Live streaming of the debate feed by non-Gray Television stations is prohibited
  • In the Lexington DMA, television stations must give verbal and on screen graphic courtesy to WKYT. Radio stations must give verbal courtesy to WKYT. 
  • In the Louisville DMA, television stations must give verbal and on screen graphic courtesy to WAVE. Radio stations must give verbal courtesy to WAVE.
  • Other media in markets that serve Kentucky counties and have a Gray Television station in their market, verbal and/or on-screen courtesy must be given to the Gray-owned station.  Example:  WXIX in Cincinnati, WSAZ in Charleston/Huntington, WVLT in Knoxville, WBKO in Bowling Green, WFIE in Evansville, and KFVS in Cape Girardeau/Paducah.
  • Outlets that broadcast to a statewide or national audience, must give verbal and on screen courtesy to Gray Television.
By 9 p.m., WKYT will provide a link for downloadable still photographs of the debate or high resolution screen shots of the broadcast for interested media.  

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* 4. Email Address

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* 5. Request satellite coordinates to record unbranded feed of debate. (Note:  Debate will broadcast live and live stream on Gray Television stations and their digital platforms.)

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* 6. Request access to post-debate reaction and interviews with candidates (Via Zoom or in-person depending on necessary safety precautions).

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