CBS News to Deliver Seven Hours of Election Night Coverage
via press release:
THE MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF POLITICAL JOURNALISTS IN BROADCAST NEWS WILL DELIVER SEVEN HOURS OF DIVISION-WIDE, MULTI-PLATFORM ORIGINAL REPORTING FROM EIGHT STUDIOS AND THREE STATE-OF-THE-ART CONTROL ROOMS ON ELECTION NIGHT TUESDAY, NOV. 6 (7:00 PM-2:00 AM, ET) ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
SCOTT PELLEY WILL LEAD CBS NEWS’ 2012 ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE FROM THE LEGENDARY CBS BROADCAST CENTER
CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor and Managing Editor Scott Pelley will lead CBS News’ seven hours of division-wide, multi-platform original reporting on Election Night 2012 Tuesday, Nov. 6 (7:00 PM-2:00 AM, ET) from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.
CBS News will deliver up-to-the-minute original reporting on television, radio, online and mobile devices using the full force of the division’s journalists and the latest, easy-to-understand integrated graphics and virtual storytelling tools. Election night projections will be made by the CBS News Election Desk.
The CBS News team will use eight studios and three state-of-the-art control rooms at the CBS Broadcast Center for the coverage. Pelley will be joined in Studio 47 by the most experienced team of political reporters in broadcast journalism, including Chief Washington Correspondent and FACE THE NATION Anchor Bob Schieffer, CBS THIS MORNING Co-Host Norah O’Donnell and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson. In addition, CBS News correspondents will report live from around the country, including the key battleground states.
Byron Pitts will report from 60 MINUTES’ Studio 33 and use virtual reality models of the House and Senate to explain the impact key races.
Anthony Mason will report from CBS THIS MORNING’s Studio 57, where he’ll deliver exit polling data on the race using fully augmented reality on-screen graphics. Mason will provide context for exit poll data in an effort to explain how and why people voted the way they did.
In the field, CBS News will have correspondents and video journalists delivering breaking news from around the country.
Jan Crawford will report from Mitt Romney’s campaign headquarters in Boston, Mass., while Nancy Cordes will be in President Barack Obama’s Chicago, Ill., headquarters.