WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY/WHQR) — WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio announces that it will host and broadcast a candidate forum among the six candidates for New Hanover County Commissioner at 7 p.m. in the MC Erny Gallery (254 N. Front Street, #300) as part of the 2012 Election Season.
The public is invited to attend.
The forum will also be aired live on 91.3fm and on RTV, as well as streamed live at whqr.org and at WWAYTV3.com. On Time Warner Cable, RTV is channel 106, on ATMC, channel 903, on Charter Cable, channel 145 and over-the-air at 3.2.
The forum will feature two local journalists, including WWAY’s Cacky Catlett, asking prepared questions during the first half of the event. The second portion will be dedicated to questions from voters. A live studio audience will be invited to ask questions during this segment. We’ll also use questions emailed in from listeners, or sent to us via Twitter and Facebook.
Questions for the candidates may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted via Twitter with the #whqrforums hash tag. Questions should note for which slate of candidates they are intended. WHQR reserves the right to edit the questions for clarity, brevity, and objectivity. Each question must be addressed to all candidates in a particular race.
Candidates for New Hanover County Commissioners include: Jonathan Barfield (Current Vice Chairman), Beth Dawson, Dr. Derrick Hickey, Robert Murray, Woody White and Rob Zapple.