Programming, Station Announcement

“To the Point” Broadcasts Live From the Conventions


KCRW Sends News Team to Tampa and Charlotte

SANTA MONICA, CA, August 27, 2012 – KCRW (89.9FM and will be covering the Republican and Democratic Conventions live from Tampa and Charlotte. To the Point, the signature public affairs show hosted by Warren Olney, will be broadcasting the one-hour show live for the next two weeks starting today, August 27. KCRW producers will also provide on-the-ground reports and will inform listeners what others are saying at the To The Point 2012 Election Coverage page.

Guests on today’s To the Point include:

  • Michael Shear – Chief correspondent for New York Times Caucus blog
  • Bruce Fein – Senior policy advisor to the Ron Paul campaign
  • Sal Russo – Chief consultant to the Tea Party Express
  • Major Garrett – White House correspondent for the National Journal
  • Gary LangerPresident of Langer Research Associates and a pollster for ABC News
  • Wayne Slater – Senior political writer for the Dallas Morning News

Additional KCRW 2012 election coverage includes the weekly To the Point segment Red State Blue State which airs every Monday on the show. Host Warren Olney discusses politics and the presidential campaign with Carla Marinucci from the San Francisco Chronicle and Wayne Slater from the Dallas Morning News to hear both sides of the issues.

To the Point is a fast-paced, news based one-hour daily national program that focuses on the hot-button issues of the day, co-produced by KCRW and Public Radio International. The nationally syndicated show airs live on KCRW 89.9FM and Monday – Friday at 12:00pm.

To see a full syndication list of stations please click HERE. For more information on To the Point please visit:



Alyssa King – KCRW
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