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USAGE GUIDELINES FOR NJTV’S BROADCAST OF THE RECORD/HERALD NEWS PRIMARY DEBATE AT MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY

NJ 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 

REP.  BILL PASCRELL VS.  REP. STEVE ROTHMAN

MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012  AT 8 PM    

NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, will televise a one-hour Congressional Primary debate between Democratic Congressmen Rep. Bill Pascrell and Rep. Steve Rothman on Monday May 14th , 2012 cosponsored by The Record and Herald News, publications of North Jersey Media Group.

The heated 9th District Democratic primary battle is the result of the state’s redistricting and the elimination of one of 13 seats in the House of Representatives.

The debate will be held on the campus of Montclair State University at the John J. Cali School of Music, Leshowitz Recital Hall, 1 Normal Ave., Montclair.  Mike Schneider, Managing Editor and Anchor of NJTV’s news program NJ Today, will moderate the debate. Panelists will include Brigid Callahan Harrison, Professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University and frequent political commentator; Alfred P. Doblin, Editorial Page Editor of The Record and Herald News, Charles Stile, columnist for The Record and Michael Aron, Chief Political Correspondent for NJTV.

Beginning at 8pm, on Monday, May 14th, 2012, all media outlets, including Internet media, may excerpt up to 2:00 minutes of material from the debate for their regularly scheduled news programs with appropriate credit (outlined below). There will be no on-site audio/video recording allowed. 

Outlets may record NJTV or the entire debate can also be recorded via Encompass in High Definition on loop 4478 and at The Switch in High Definition on loop NET-1. The debate program is expected to post at www.njtvonline.org within 24-48 hours following the event.  However, media outlets may not rebroadcast the debate in its entirety unless granted permission by NJTV.

Mandatory credit is required as follows:

*       Television: an onscreen credit reading “NJTV/The Record/Herald News” must appear during each excerpt and remain onscreen for the duration of all excerpts.
*       Radio: each excerpt must be introduced with an audio credit to “NJTV/The Record/Herald News”
*       Internet: excerpts must stream with an “NJTV/The Record/Herald News” credit

Technical Contact:

Frank Graybill, WNET Engineering Department
graybill@thirteen.org or 212.560.3506

Media Contact:

Debra Falk
FalkD@njtvonline.org or 732.768.6077