HIGH POINT, N.C. (WAVY) – Nexstar Media Inc. will host an exclusive multi-market live telecast of a debate between the Republican Party candidates for the United States Senate from North Carolina.

“YOUR LOCAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS: North Carolina REPUBLICAN PRIMARY U.S. SENATE DEBATE” will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 7 p.m. ET, at the FOX8 Studios in High Point, NC, and be telecast/streamed throughout the state.

The one-hour debate will bring together potentially millions of viewers across North Carolina and will air on the following Nexstar television stations:: WGHP-TV FOX8 (FOX) in Greensboro, WJZY-TV (FOX) in Charlotte, WNCN-TV (CBS) in Raleigh, WSPA-TV (CBS) in Spartanburg and WNCT-TV (CBS) in Greenville.

WAVY TV in Norfolk will carry a live online stream of the debate.

Local viewers in all participating markets will be able to access a livestream of the debate online by visiting the website of their local Nexstar station (see table below for more information).

The debate will be anchored by WGHP FOX8’s Bob Buckley, Ann Wyatt Little from Queen City News in Charlotte, and WNCN-TV’s Rod Carter who will pose questions to the candidates focused on current local and regional issues impacting communities across the state. Participating candidates for the live event include former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and former North Carolina 6th Congressional District Representative Mark Walker. North Carolina 13th Congressional District Representative Ted Budd has qualified and has been invited but has not yet confirmed his attendance. The candidates will be asked for their views on the infrastructure, the economy, foreign policy, and other important topics impacting North Carolina.

The primary election for U.S. Senator from North Carolina is scheduled to take place on May 17, 2022. To register to vote, please visit: https://www.ncsbe.gov/.

Your Local Election Headquarters: North Carolina Republican Primary U.S. Senate Debate
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET

The U.S. Senate Debate will be carried on the following stations and/or websites:

StationNetworkMarketStation WebsiteSocial Media
WNCN-TVCBSRaleigh, NCcbs17.com@WNCN
WJZY-TVFOXCharlotte, NC fox46.com @FOX46News
WYCW-TV CWSpartanburg, SC/Asheville, NC wspa.com @WSPA7
WAVY-TV NBC/FOXNorfolk, VAwavy.com@WAVY_news
WGHP-TV FOXGreensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, NC myfox8.com @myfox8.com
WNCT-TV CBSGreenville, NC wnct.com @wnct9
WWAY-TV CBSWilmington, NC wwaytv3.com @wway

Note: In addition to the live television broadcast, viewers may also access a livestream of the debate by visiting their local participating Nexstar station’s website.