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JPR To Carry Gubernatorial Debate Oct. 10th at Noon

OPB/Campaign Materials

Jefferson Public Radio will carry the next Oregon gubernatorial debate, Friday October 10th at Noon on the News and Information Service of JPR.

Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will debate in front of the Friday Forum of The City Club of Portland. 

Oregon Public Broadcasting will produce the debate coverage as part of its regular "Think Out Loud" program.  TOL host David Miller will moderate.  JPR will carry the program live, pre-empting the second hour of "Here & Now."

The Richardson/Kitzhaber debate is expected to cover a variety of topics, with a particular emphasis on racial equality, a frequent theme in Friday Forum programs this year.

  • What: Oregon Gubernatorial Debate
  • Who: Dennis Richardson and John Kitzhaber
  • When: Friday, October 10th, Noon
  • Where: Portland, heard on JPR and OPB

To listen to the program through the Jefferson Public Radio streaming service, click here.

Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.