CNBC TO PROVIDE SPECIAL ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE

CNBC TO PROVIDE SPECIAL ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE
Published: October 30, 2002

photo preview / download “Capital Report Election 2002” to Examine the Vote’s Effect on the Economy and the Individual Investor

FORT LEE, N.J. — October 30, 2000 —- CNBC will provide election night coverage that will focus on the vote’s effect on the global marketplace and the individual investor. The special programming will also take an in-depth look at how the current state of the economy and a potential war with Iraq influences the way constituents vote, and how a possible change of power in the Senate would have an impact on business and the economy. “Capital Report Election 2002,” a special edition of CNBC’s evening program co-hosted from Washington D.C. by CNBC’s Washington D.C. Bureau Chief Alan Murray and Tyler Mathisen, will air live Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. (All times Eastern). CNBC’s coverage will also include a special edition of “The News with Brian Williams” from 11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m., and Williams will provide poll analysis throughout the night.

Based at the network’s world headquarters in Fort Lee, N.J., CNBC’s Jim Cramer, Larry Kudlow, Stuart Varney and Ron Insana will join co-hosts Murray and Mathisen, throughout the night, to deliver CNBC’s distinctive approach to election coverage. In addition, the CNBC team will be joined by members of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board including Paul Gigot, Daniel Henninger and Robert Bartley, as well as key political and economic figures to provide further insight and commentary.

“On election night, only CNBC will be providing an in-depth look at how the vote will affect the individual investor and the economy,” said Pamela Thomas-Graham, President and CEO, CNBC. “The network’s team of exceptional journalists, coupled with top guests in the fields of business and politics, will offer viewers invaluable insight and guidance that simply cannot be found anywhere else.”

“The U.S. Senate is up for grabs on Tuesday night, and the outcome of that battle for control will have profound implications for business and the economy,” said Murray. “Our job will be not only to get the results out as quickly and accurately as possible, but also to tell viewers what they mean, and how they’ll affect the bottom line.”

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