Release Date: 
Wed, 08/14/2013

WXXI Public Broadcasting

280 State Street. PO Box 30021

Rochester, New York 14603-3021





Kristin Tutino, Publicist: 585/258-0253

For immediate release

Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585)258-0253 (o)/259-5884 (c)

(Rochester, New York) August 14, 2013 – Rochester Mayor Tom Richards and City Council President Lovely Warren will participate in a Democratic Primary Mayoral Debate on Tuesday, September 3 at 8 p.m. at WXXI’s studios. WXXI and its Voice of the Voter partners – Democrat and Chronicle, 13WHAM-TV, and WDKX 103.9 FM – will host the debate, which will air live on WXXI-TV and AM 1370, as well as stream atWXXINews.org, 13WHAM.com, and DemocratandChronicle.com.

Moderated by WXXI’s Hélène Biandudi Hofer, the hour-long debate will include citizen questions, as well as queries posed by reporters from the Voice of the Voter partners. The reporter panel includes: Jessica Alaimo of the Democrat and Chronicle, Sean Carroll of 13 WHAM-TV, and Tariq Spence of WDKX 103.9 FM.

Committed to bringing citizens’ concerns to the forefront in political issues, Voice of the Voter is supported in part by The Community Foundation. The Democratic Primary Mayoral election will be held on September 10, 2013.


WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. The formal affiliation between WXXI and the Little Theatre, established in December 2011, enables the two organizations to work more efficiently by pooling resources and strengths in a number of areas including back-office operation and improved fundraising capabilities.  Log on to wxxi.org for more information about our services and programs.