Truman Media Network to Provide In-Depth Coverage of Election Day 2008

The Truman Media Network (TMN), consisting of representatives from KTRM 88.7 The Edge radio, News 36 KTRM-TV and the Index newspaper, will be providing in-depth coverage on Election Day 2008 from around the state of Missouri.

Teams will be traveling to St. Louis, Columbia and Jefferson City to capture the spirit and atmosphere as the towns prepare to celebrate this historic event. The teams will provide audio, video, print, blog and photo updates to the TMN main web site throughout the evening.

A reporting team in Kirksville will cover events both on campus and in the surrounding areas, including the happenings at the Democratic and Republican Headquarters, as well as the Adair County Clerk’s Office. The Kirksville home team will be broadcasting live on KTRM 88.7 throughout the evening.

Heather Turner, KTRM News Director, will host an election night special including a debate between the College Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians, guest appearances by political analysts, Jay Self, assistant professor of communication and Kevin Minch, associate professor of communication, as well as frequent poll updates on the national, statewide, regional and local scale.

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