More access for eastern Washingtonians: WA Debate Coalition announces new broadcast partners

Increased Availability on East Side

Seattle, WA. (Oct. 6,  2020) – The Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC) announced a slate of new media partners in eastern Washington who will carry the gubernatorial debate. The debate between Loren Culp and Jay Inslee will be broadcast by WSDC on October 7 from 8 to 9 p.m. PST, immediately after the nationally televised and broadcasted Vice-Presidential debate.

The debate will broadcast live by: KEPR/KIMA/KLEW, KHQ, KNDU, KNDO, KREM 2, KSPS PBS, and KXLY-TV. The debate will also be live streamed on,

The debate will also be carried by Premier Media Partners KCTS 9, KING 5, KIRO 7, KOMO 4, NWPB, and TVW, and aired on KUOW 94.9 FM. Q13 (KCPQ) will air the pre-recorded debate at 9pm. All of these broadcast media are partners with the coalition. The debate will also be live streamed on,,,,,, and



About the WA State Debate Coalition

Founded by Seattle CityClub in 2016, the Washington State Debate Coalition has produced seven public debates, viewed more than 1.5 million total times, covering gubernatorial elections, U.S. Senate races, and more. The WSDC is supported every election cycle by media, education and civic partners, all committed to the belief that making public debates available to all is crucial to a functioning democracy. It is sponsored by AARP Washington and BNSF Railway. To see all WSDC 2020 partners, or to become a partner, and to access free Educational Resources and a WSDC FAQ, visit

About the Premiere Media Partners

The following media outlets are the WSDC’s distinguished partners for the 2020 debate season (in alphabetical order): Cascade Public Media, KING 5, KIRO 7, KOMO 4, KUOW, Northwest Public Broadcasting, Q13 (KCPQ) and TVW.

About Seattle CityClub 

Seattle CityClub is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization improving the civic health of the Puget Sound region by providing programs that bridge politics, sectors and generations to inform and engage residents and community leaders. For more information, visit

Media contact

Alexander Wheeler

Program Manager, Seattle CityClub