Students will pose the questions to gubernatorial candidates in a forum to be broadcast statewide via Louisiana Public Broadcasting at 8 p.m. Wednesday .
The “2015 Student Gubernatorial Forum: Their Future, Their Questions” will feature student panelists from Northshore Technical Community College and Southeastern Louisiana University, a news release said.
Southeastern alumnus Paul Rivera, who was named the 2015 Student Broadcaster of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, will moderate the live broadcast from Southeastern’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Hammond.
The event is free and open to the public, with doors opening at 7:15 p.m. No political signage will be permitted in the audience, the release said.
The forum will air live, statewide on LPB with stations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Monroe and Shreveport, and also on the Southeastern Channel on Charter Cable 199. Additionally, it will reair on the Southeastern Channel and will live simulcast at southeastern.edu/tv. The forum will air on LPB at 11 a.m. Sept. 6.