Channel 2 Action News to host Atlanta mayoral debate

ATLANTA — WSB-TV will partner with The Atlanta Police Foundation to host a one-hour Atlanta mayoral debate on October 10th, at 7:00 p.m. live on Channel 2.

“We’re looking forward to hosting five of the candidates running for Atlanta’s top job,” said Suzanne Nadell, News Director at Channel 2 Action News. “This is a chance for Atlanta voters to hear from the candidates on the issues impacting the city. We will discuss a range of topics including crime and public safety.”

The invited candidates include Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, Sharon Gay, Felicia Moore and Kasim Reed.

The debate will be moderated by Channel 2′s Justin Farmer. It will also feature a group of experienced panelists asking questions on issues that matter to the people of Atlanta.

The panelists include Sophia Choi, WSB-TV Anchor/Reporter, Richard Elliot, WSB-TV Political Reporter, Condace Pressley, WSB-TV Community & Public Affairs Director and Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Political Reporter.


WHAT: Atlanta Mayoral Debate

WHO: Moderated by Channel 2 anchor Justin Farmer

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: WSB-TV Channel 2


About Channel 2 WSB-TV: The ABC affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. WSB-TV also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its free WSB-TV news and weather apps, plus its streaming app, WSB Now for Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. The station provides news, weather and traffic on WSB-TV’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wsbtv and on Twitter @wsbtv. The station also airs BOUNCE on its digital sub-channel 2.2, and LAFF on 2.3.

About Cox Media Group: Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company’s operations primarily include 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut. For more information about CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com.