WABC Gears up For Convention Coverage


The New York City talk radio station will broadcast live from the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, respectively. The Republican Convention begins today at the Quicken Loans Arena and the Democratic Convention will be held at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25-28, 2016.

77 WABC’s comprehensive coverage will feature Election Central’s live hourly reports, convention vignettes, Facebook live updates from the convention floor, and in-show updates from 77 WABC’s Rita Cosby, Ken Duffy, Joan Hamburg, and Connell McShane. 77 WABC’s Election Central audio reports, and Facebook live archive videos and podcasts of the nightly wrap-up shows will be available on demand on 77 WABC’s Election Central page on www.wabcradio.com. In addition, Joan Hamburg will interview convention delegates and newsmakers in Philadelphia on June 27, 2106, as part of a special Election Central Joan Hamburg Show to air July 30, 2016, on 77 WABC.

Craig Schwalb, WABC Radio Program Director said, “The 77 WABC News Team will have a significant presence at each convention and we look forward to bringing all of the fascinating personalities and historic moments to our listeners.”


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