Monday, September 10, 2001

CBS 2 Offers Comprehensive Coverage of 2001 Primary Election

A CBS 2 Press Release:
Ernie Anastos and Dana Tyler host CBS 2’s coverage of the 2001 Primary Election on Tuesday, Sept. 11 along with first-rate reporters Marcia Kramer, Pablo Guzman, Michael O’Looney, Vince DeMentri, Lou Young, John Slattery, David Diaz, Kristin Cole and Jennifer McLogan.

CBS 2 will follow the activities at the polls throughout the day and feature special reports on the NEWS AT NOON, FIRST NEWS @ 4, the NEWS AT 5 and the NEWS AT 6. In addition, beginning at 7:00 PM, ET, CBS 2 will provide election result updates at the top of every hour, concluding with extensive coverage on NIGHTCAST (11:00-11:30 PM, ET).

Additionally, CBS 2 reporters Marcella Palmer, Aimee Nuzzo, Hazel Sanchez, Whitney Casey and Rose Walia will contribute reports throughout the day’s coverage. Viewers also will be able to log onto CBS 2’s website,, for the most up-to-date results of the Primary Election.

Following are the scheduled assignments for CBS 2’s Primary Election coverage:

  • Kramer, CBS 2’s Chief Political/Investigative reporter, will cover the Mark Green campaign from the Sheraton Hotel and also take an extensive look into voting term limits.
  • O’Looney will report from democratic mayoral candidate Fernando Ferrer’s campaign headquarters.
  • DeMentri reports from Alan Hevesi’s headquarters, the Regent Hotel.
  • Guzman and Cole share reporting responsibilities from the Peter Vallone campaign site.
  • Young and Diaz report from Republican candidate’s Michael Bloomberg and Herman Badillo headquarters, respectively.
  • Long Island reporter, McLogan, provides updates on the Nassau County executive race featuring Thomas Suozzi and Thomas DiNapoli.
  • Slattery, a 16-year veteran of WCBS-TV, examines the race for New York City public advocate and comptroller.
  • (Thanks to Brian for sending this press release to me!)

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