NBC News, a leading source of global news and information, and TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, have confirmed the first round of guests for their TV One: One Vote Matters 2012 Presidential Election coverage. These contributors will join NBC News’ Craig Melvin, who will anchor the presidential election night coverage from NBC‘s Washington, DC studios, and TV One’s Washington Watch host Roland Martin, who will round out coverage with contributing segments and analysis. The full night of coverage will stream live on tvone.tv and theGrio.com.
For Presidential Election Night coverage, Tuesday, November 6th from 7:00pm-2:00am ET:
Karen Finney, MSNBC contributor and former DNC strategist; Joe Madison, activist and radio host; Robert Traynham, MSNBC contributor and Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for The Comcast Network, political analyst and associate professorial lecturer at George Washington University, and Steven Gray, journalist and contributing editor at The Root have been confirmed as panelists for TV One’s Election Night coverage.
Mara Schiavocampo, Emmy Award-winning correspondent for NBC News will provide updates on exit polling through the broadcast.
Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League; Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of NAACP; Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the Democratic National Committee and former director of the Office of Political Affairs for the Obama administration; Tara Wall, a Mitt Romney campaign adviser; Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri; Val Demings, Florida candidate for congress; Michael Hancock, mayor of Denver, Colo. and acclaimed actress Stacey Dash have been confirmed as guests.