Twitter and PBS NewsHour to Live Stream Inauguration Day Coverage
PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017.
The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with NewsHour correspondents John Yang reporting from the steps of the U.S. Capitol and Lisa Desjardins from the National Mall.
NewsHour’s livestream will include the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump and the 48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, the Inaugural Address and Parade, and the arrival of President-elect Trump at the White House.
NewsHour’s broadcast coverage will live stream on Twitter globally at inauguration.twitter.com and @NewsHour and will be available to both Twitter’s logged-in and logged out audience.
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Joining Woodruff in studio will be a panel of guests including New York Times columnist David Brooks; syndicated columnist Mark Shields; the Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter; PBS NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Jeff Greenfield; chair of the American Conservative Union Matt Schlapp; interim director of GW’s Graduate School of Political Management Lara Brown, and senior advisor and national spokesperson for @MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre.
PBS is Twitter’s exclusive live streaming partner for Inauguration Day. As part of the live stream, comprehensive sponsorship packages will be available via Twitter.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Inaugural Committee has created a dedicated website for the inauguration.
The site states that the country is “once again establishing a government of, by and for the people, as we, the people, Make America Great Again!”