Noticias Telemundo Senior Correspondent Vanessa Hauc To Co-Moderate Alongside Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Hallie Jackson and Jon Ralston
MIAMI – February 14, 2020 – Noticias Telemundo will air the Nevada Democratic presidential debate in Spanish on its cable channel Universo and across all digital platforms, live from the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 9P ET / 6P PT. Digital coverage of the debate will be available on NoticiasTelemundo.com, the Noticias Telemundo mobile app, and Noticias Telemundo’s Facebook Page. Noticias Telemundo’s Senior Correspondent Vanessa Hauc will be among NBC News and MSNBC moderators Lester Holt Chuck Todd, Hallie Jackson and Jon Ralston of the Nevada Independent.
“Latinos in Nevada represent 20% of eligible voters in Nevada, a critical swing state,” said Patsy Loris, Senior Vice President of Elections 2020 and Special Projects, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. “Our participation in the democratic Nevada debate confirms our commitment to provide the necessary information for Latinos to make informed decisions during this critical electoral process. We are particularly proud of the role played by Vanessa Hauc a global leader in environmental journalism.”
Candidates will have one minute and 15 seconds for answers and 45 seconds for follow-ups at the moderators’ discretion. The Democratic National Committee previously announced the qualification criteria.
Viewers can submit questions for consideration to be used by one of the moderators during the debate. Questions can be submitted at NBCNews.com/DebateQuestions until Friday, Feb. 14.
This is the third Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by NBC News this cycle. The first debate in June 2019, held in Miami, Fla., set viewership records as the most-watched Democratic presidential debate in history with 18.1 million viewers and nine million live stream views. In November 2019, MSNBC hosted the fifth presidential debate with the first all-female moderator panel of the cycle including Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell, Kristen Welker and Ashley Parker of the Washington Post.
The debate will air exclusively in English on NBC News and MSNBC and will also stream live on NBC News NOW on OTT devices, NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, NBC News Mobile App, NBC News and MSNBC’s Facebook pages, and online at The Nevada Independent.
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