Word for Word ELECTION COVERAGE
- Location: St. Paul, MN
Hosted by public radio veteran Melinda Penkava, Word for Word takes speeches and other live events related to the news and turns them into radio programs. It is a weekly, newscast-compatible, hour-long program, distributed nationally by American Public Media. Word for Word is one of the only places public radio stations can get an hour with newsmakers like Al Gore, Karl Rove, Bill Clinton, Colin Powell, Stephen Breyer or Sandra Day O'Connor. It draws content from the National Press Club, the Aspen Institute, the New York Times' TimesTalks series, the Chautauqua Institution and the Commonwealth Club of California, among many other respected venues. Word for Word is offered free to American Public Media member stations. Call 651-290-1225 or 877-276-8400.