Gearing up for political convention coverage

Aug 27, 2012

WBFO & AM 970 will carry  NPR's special programming for national convention coverage.

The GOP National Convention will be held in Tampa August 27-30.  WBFO & AM 970 will provide extensive, on-air coverage each night beginning at 7 p.m. with a special, live edition of On Point, followed by NPR coverage.

Voting to formally nominate the Republican Party's presidential and vice presidential nominees is on the agenda in Tampa .

WBFO and AM 970's Chris Caya tells us - one of the region's delegates at the GOP's National Convention says he's looking forward to the proceedings.

Tuesday, September 4, the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina.  President Obama will deliver his speech Thursday, September 6. 

Coverage will start at 7 p.m. each night on your NPR station WBFO 88.7 FM and AM 970.