WPXI joins with Nextar Media to host exclusive telecast of Democratic U.S. Senate Primary Debate

WPXI and Eleven Nexstar Stations to Bring Exclusive Live Debate Coverage To Over Nine Million Viewers Across Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), announced today that it will host an exclusive multi-market live prime time telecast of a debate between the Democratic Party candidates for the United States Senate from Pennsylvania. “YOUR LOCAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS: PENNSYLANIA DEMOCRATIC U.S. SENATE DEBATE” will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. EDT, at the WHTM/ abc27 studio in Harrisburg, PA, and will be telecast to sixty-two counties and streamed throughout the state.

With the addition of broadcast partner, WPXI-TV (Pittsburgh), the live debate will be available via broadcast or digital live stream to every Pennsylvania voter in every county of the state. The one-hour debate will bring together potentially more than nine million viewers across Pennsylvania and will air on eight television stations serving the state: WHTM-TV (ABC) in Harrisburg/Lancaster, Lebanon, York, WPXI-TV (NBC) in Pittsburgh, WPHL-TV (MyNetworkTV) in Philadelphia, WTAJ-TV (CBS) in Johnstown/Altoona/State College, WBRE-TV (NBC) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton, WJET-TV (ABC) and WFXP-TV (FOX) in Erie, and WYTV-TV (ABC) in Youngstown, OH. In addition, the debate will be live streamed on WETM-TV (NBC) in Elmira, NY, WPIX-TV (CW) in New York, NY, WIVB-TV (CBS) in Buffalo, NY, and WDVM-TV (IND) in Washington, D.C. (see table below for more information). Additionally, all radio stations throughout the commonwealth will be provided free access to the debate.

The debate will be moderated by WHTM abc27 News anchor Dennis Owens and WPXI News anchor Lisa Sylvester, who will pose questions to the candidates focused on current local and regional issues impacting communities across Pennsylvania. All candidates on the ballot who meet eligibility criteria will be invited to participate. Candidates who have committed to attend include Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman, and PA 17 US House Representative Conor Lamb.

The primary election for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania is scheduled to take place on May 17th. Voters must register to vote by May 2nd. To register to vote, please visit https://www.vote.pa.gov/Register-to-Vote. For more information regarding the upcoming elections, including early voting dates, polling locations and voter identification requirements, please visit https:// www.pavoterservices.pa.gov.