Press Release
WKNO-TV Interview with TN Sen Beverly Marrero and TN Rep Mike Kernell

Press Contact: Teri L. Sullivan
WKNO/Channel 10
(901) 729-8735


August 27, 2012
For Immediate Release

“Newsmakers” Features Tennessee Minority Party Members

WKNO-TV will premiere a new edition of Newsmakers featuring a conversation with the Tennessee Minority Party Members Senator Beverly Marrero and Representative Mike Kernell, on Wednesday, August 29 at 10:30 p.m. on Channel 10. It will repeat on Thursday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m. on WKNO2, available over the air on Channel 10.2 and on Comcast Digital Cable Channel 910.

Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News and host of WKNO’s weekly series Behind the Headlines, will host the half-hour interview with the two leaders talking about the Tennessee Legislature and how redistricting impacted their recent election losses. \

“WKNO is committed to supporting an informed citizenry” said Michael J. LaBonia, WKNO President and CEO. “Conversations such as these complement our live coverage of State Legislative Proceedings. We believe that the key to democracy is education and information, and we are proud to be an asset to our community in this respect.”

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