Inauguration Coverage on WCVE Public Radio
On Monday, January 21, NPR will have reporters deployed at the Inaugural ceremony, in the crowd on the National Mall, along the parade route, and at the inaugural balls. During Morning Edition, the show will provide frequent updates until 9:00 a.m. An abbreviated Performance Today will air from 9:00-10:00 a.m. on Monday.
NPR will provide special coverage of the Inauguration from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will host the special from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, where the Inaugural ceremony will take place. They’ll be joined there by White House Correspondents Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley. The special continues until 3:00 p.m., during which Neal Conan will host and take listener calls.
All Things Considered will air as usual, but will feature a lot of inauguration material and updates from the parade route and ball locations. Robert Siegel and Melissa Block will host. ATC airs from 4:00-6:30 p.m.
On WCVE 88.9 HD2, for its Inauguration/Martin Luther King Day program, Tell Me More plans to have a political chat with two show regulars, Mary Kate Cary and Corey Ealons. The program will also have a conversation about civil and political movements that have made a difference, looking at women’s suffrage, the ADA and gay rights. Additionally, a conversation is planned with Simeon Booker, a veteran award-winning African-American journalist, first black reporter for the Washington Post who reported for Jet and Ebony, and covered the 1955 murder of Emmet Till. He is 94 years young. Tell Me More airs weekdays at 6:00 p.m. on WCVE 88.9 HD2.