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

NJ DECIDES 2012: U.S. SENATE DEBATE

N.J. SEN. JOE KYRILLOS WITH  U.S. SEN. BOB MENENDEZ

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012  AT 8 PM ON NJTV

NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, will televise, NJ Decides 2012: Kyrillos/Menendez U.S. Senate Debate, a one-hour U.S. Senate candidate debate between U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and N.J. Sen. Joe Kyrillos on Thursday, October 4th, 2012, co-sponsored by  The Record and Herald News, publications of North Jersey Media Group and Montclair State University.

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 Michael Aron, Chief Political Correspondent for NJTV, Alfred P. Doblin, Editorial Page Editor of The Record and Herald News, Doug Doyle, News Director of WBGO-FM; Brigid Callahan Harrison, Professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University and frequent political commentator; and Herb Jackson, Washington Correspondent for The Record.

Beginning at 8pm, on Thursday, October 4th, 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. No flash photography 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” 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”
*       Internet: excerpts must stream with an “NJTV” credit

PLEASE NOTE: Any press intending to cover on-site must RSVP:  Registration is being accepted at NorthJersey.com/debate.

The Debate will also be live-streamed on njtvonline.org.

To follow or join the discussion on the debate on Twitter, use hashtag #NJDebate.

Technical Contact:

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

NJTV Media Contact:

Debra Falk
FalkD@njtvonline.org or 732.768.6077