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NPR’s 2024 Republican National Convention Coverage

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Thursday, July 12, 2024 - Washington D.C. - Leading up to the presidential election, NPR will provide comprehensive multimedia coverage of the nominating conventions and all major breaking news events from the campaigns. Audiences can turn to NPR across all platforms to watch and listen to live speeches and sharp analysis from NPR correspondents. Live video coverage of the convention featuring NPR hosts and correspondents will be available on select nights at and the NPR YouTube Channel.

The 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • July 15th - 16th: NPR and participating Member stations will offer special coverage on Monday and Tuesday starting at 10:00 PM and ending at 11:00 PM ET or when the proceedings end. The one-hour radio special, hosted by Susan Davis, will recap major themes and events of the day, and feature analysis from NPR correspondents and newsmakers attending the convention. A live video stream of the convention proceedings will be available at and the NPR YouTube Channel.
  • July 17th - 18th: NPR and participating Member stations will offer joint audio and video special coverage on Wednesday and Thursday evenings starting at 9pm and ending at 11pm or when the proceedings end. Special coverage, hosted by Susan Davis, will include live reporting from the convention hall, analysis from NPR correspondents, and interviews with newsmakers. We will also have a reporter positioned outside of the arena to cover any public response to the convention.
  • Live Blog: A live blog of the RNC will be available at where NPR’s expert correspondents will offer context and analysis of the proceedings throughout the day, as well as fact checking of speeches and color from the convention hall.
  • The NPR Politics Podcast
    The NPR politics team will tape a new podcasteach night of the conventions with highlights and insights.
  • Sign up for the Politics Newsletter
    Don’t have time to tune in live? Listeners can get the full break-down of the convention by signing up for our newsletter.

Our Reporting Team

These NPR reporters will be in Milwaukee reporting from the convention hall and the surrounding area:

Liz Baker (covering reactions and potential protests); Ximena Bustillo (covering voters and delegates), Stephen Fowler (covering the South), Ben Giles (covering the Southwest), Don Gonyea (covering voters and delegates), Jeongyoon Han (blogger, producer), Tamara Keith (covering Democrats and the White House), Asma Khalid (hosting the NPR Politics Podcast, Danielle Kurtzleben (reporting from the convention floor), Mara Liasson (political analysis), Ashley Lopez (covering voters and delegates), Sarah McCammon (covering voters and delegates), Domenico Montanaro (polling and political analysis), Elena Moore (covering new voters), Franco Ordoñez (covering former President Donald Trump), Lexie Schapitl (blogger, producer).

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