TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

CNN Partnering with Florida GOP to host Debate Days before Primary

Less than 24 hours after announcing a debate in partnership with the Arizona GOP, TVNewser has learned CNN is set to announce it is teaming up with the Republican party of Florida for a debate in January.

The debate, to be held in Jacksonville, will take place sometime between Jan. 26 and Jan 29, days ahead of the Florida primary, which, announced earlier today, will take place on Jan. 31. With 29 electoral votes, Florida follows only California (55) and Texas (38), tied with New York, for the most electoral votes. Tampa is also the site of the Republican National Convention in August where the GOP will choose its nominee.

CNN has three other GOP debates forthcoming: Tuesday, Oct. 18 in Las Vegas, the Arizona debate on Dec. 1, and one in Charleston, SC on January 19, 2012.

Mediabistro Course

Online Production for Writers and Editors

Online Production for Writers and EditorsStarting July 17, learn how to create multi-dimensional content for your digital mediums! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to create content that is multi-dimensional and editorially relevant, use the web to its full potential, create stories that have social media campaigns built in and increase your value as as an employee. Register now!