US Presidential Election Cycle 2016

Location and access are key when covering the U.S. campaign trail. Join The Associated Press to ensure you are in the right place.

AP is offering live broadcast facilities throughout the United States this upcoming election season. Place your correspondents in the best on-site location and provide them with the extensive editorial and technical support only AP can offer.

US ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN COVERAGE

AVAILABLE broadcast facilities

Live positions

Multiformat playout

Workspace

Access to content

Global transmission

Presidential Debates

To assist in your coverage, The Associated Press will provide broadcast facilities at all debate locations, including:

  • • Exterior stand-up positions right outside the debate venue
  • • Interior stand-up positions inside 'Spin Alley' (only on the date of the debate)
  • • Workspace at the filing center with access to AP video, pool and internet
  • • Editorial and logistical support

CREDENTIALS

The credentials deadline is SEPTEMBER 9.
The Associated Press can sumbit credentials on your behalf. Only affiliates working with The Associated Press will be accredited under the AP umbrella.

Sept. 26

First Presidential Debate

Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York

Oct. 4

Vice Presidential Debate

Longwood University
Farmville, Virginia

Ap field producers
Kevin Spinelli
Nico Maounis

Oct. 9

Second Presidential Debate

Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

Ap field producers
Nan Hee McMinn
Nico Maounis

Oct. 19

Third Presidential Debate

University of Nevada
Las Vegas

Ap field producers
Eric Andree
Nico Maounis

SD/HD Rate card

SD/HD Tape Playout

First 10 min

Add 5 min

SD/HD Live Standup

First 10 min

Add 5 min

New York

WASHINGTON

SD/HD Tape Playout

$465

$225

SD/HD Live Standup

$665

$325

the

americas

SD/HD Tape Playout

$585

$275

SD/HD Live Standup

$785

$375

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

SD/HD Tape Playout

$595

$275

SD/HD Live Standup

$795

$375

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

SD/HD Tape Playout

$595

$275

SD/HD Live Standup

$795

$375

Workspace
Workspace will be available inside the filling center.

Cost per person is $250 and it includes:
One seat, table, basic power, shared wifi, access to AP video material

Additional
Access to pool (1080i 60): $400
Hard-wired internet: $400 per cabled drop

Election night

For your US Election Night coverage, The Associated Press will provide comprehensive broadcast facilities in key locations around the country.

Washington D.C.

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3 locations

Washington D.C. | Location 1

AFL-CIO ROOF TERRACE
MOBILEVIDEO
  • Single stand-up positions overlooking the White House
  • 2 x camera switched positions overlooking the White House
  • Teleprompter/AutoCue
  • Video return circuits
  • Multi-format tape play-out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • Workspace with access to election night programming and AP video
  • Shared access to AP US Election wire
  • Make-up artist

Single Stand-up Position

First 10 min

Add 5 min

2 x Camera Switched Positions (half hour minimum)

First 30 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Single Stand-up Position

$665

$325

2 x Camera Switched Positions (half hour minimum)

$2800

$1200

the

the americas

Single Stand-up Position

$785

$375

2 x Camera Switched Positions (half hour minimum)

$3100

$1350

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Single Stand-up Position

$795

$375

2 x Camera Switched Positions (half hour minimum)

$3100

$1350

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Single Stand-up Position

$795

$375

2 x Camera Switched Positions (half hour minimum)

$3100

$1350

For multiple hours, please contact us for a quote.

Workspace
Includes table, one chair, access to election content and AP video, monitoring of US networks, editorial support, AP Election wire information. 3-day minimum (Monday, Tuesday/Election Day, Wednesday)

$375 per day
AFL-CIO Newsroom,
next to the White House

Washington D.C. | Location 2

WHITE HOUSE NORTH LAWN
  • Single stand-up camera positions
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • Please note credentials are needed to access the White House lawn (AP can assist).
    Due to high security on election day, the White House may restrict access with short notice.

Single Stand-up Position

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Single Stand-up Position

$725

$175

the

the americas

Single Stand-up Position

$845

$235

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Single Stand-up Position

$875

$250

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Single Stand-up Position

$875

$250

Washington D.C. | Location 3

AP WASHINGTON D.C. BUREAU
  • Chroma-key studios with live White House backdrop
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • Return video circuits
  • Workspace with access to election night programming and AP video
  • Monitoring of US TV networks
  • Shared access to AP US Election wire

Tape Play-out

First 10 min

Add 5 min

Chroma-Key Studio

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Tape Play-out

$90

$25

Chroma-Key Studio

$450

$50

the

the americas

Tape Play-out

$210

$75

Chroma-Key Studio

$570

$125

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Tape Play-out

$240

$75

Chroma-Key Studio

$600

$125

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Tape Play-out

$240

$75

Chroma-Key Studio

$600

$125

CHROMA-KEY STUDIO (HOURLY RATE)

First hour

Add hours

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

CHROMA-KEY STUDIO (HOURLY RATE)

$950

$900

the

the americas

CHROMA-KEY STUDIO (HOURLY RATE)

$1450

$1300

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

CHROMA-KEY STUDIO (HOURLY RATE)

$1450

$1300

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

CHROMA-KEY STUDIO (HOURLY RATE)

$1450

$1300

Workspace
Includes table, one chair, access to election content and AP video, monitoring of US networks, editorial support, AP Election wire information. 3-day minimum (Monday, Tuesday/Election Day, Wednesday)

$375 per day

New York City

New York City

AP NEW YORK BUREAU
  • Single and multicamera standup positions overlooking the NYC skyline
  • Chroma-key studio and newsroom position
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • Workspace with access to election night programming and AP video
  • Monitoring of US TV networks
  • Shared access to AP US Election wire
  • Make-up artist

TWO CAMERA SWITCHED POSITION

First 30 mins

Add 5 min

New york

New york

TWO CAMERA SWITCHED POSITION

$2800

$300

the

the americas

TWO CAMERA SWITCHED POSITION

$3100

$400

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

TWO CAMERA SWITCHED POSITION

$3100

$400

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

TWO CAMERA SWITCHED POSITION

$3100

$400

30 minutes minimum. For three cameras and multiple hours, please contact us.

Stand-up newsroom position | Chromakey studio

First 10 mins

Add 5 min

new york

new york

Stand-up newsroom position | Chromakey studio

$520

$75

the

the americas

Stand-up newsroom position | Chromakey studio

$640

$125

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Stand-up newsroom position | Chromakey studio

$650

$125

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Stand-up newsroom position | Chromakey studio

$650

$125

Workspace
Includes table, one chair, access to election content and AP video, monitoring of US networks, editorial support, AP Election wire information. 3-day minimum (Monday, Tuesday/Election Day, Wednesday)

$375 per day

New York City

AP ELECTION CENTER
  • Stand-up position overlooking the vote count operation inside the AP Election Center in New York
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • This unique stand-up position is located inside AP's Election centre. It is one of four such centres in the US, in which 800 vote entry clerks will process the information from over 4,000 vote count stringers.

Single Stand-up Position

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Single Stand-up Position

$700

$250

the

the americas

Single Stand-up Position

$820

$310

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Single Stand-up Position

$850

$325

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Single Stand-up Position

$850

$325

HILlARY CLINTON ELECTION NIGHT VENUE

Javits Convention Center, New York City

Hillary Clinton election night venue
  • Single live stand-up positions at Clinton's campaign election night venue
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international circuit network
  • Limited workspace
  • Make-up artist

Play out

First 10 min

Add 5 min

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Play out

$545

$250

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$745

$350

the

the americas

Play out

$650

$275

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$375

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

Workspace
Limited workspace

TBA

DONALD TRUMP ELECTION NIGHT VENUE

New York Hilton Midtown, New York City

Donald Trump election night venue
  • Single live stand-up positions at Trump's campaign election night venue
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international circuit network
  • Limited workspace
  • Make-up artist

Play out

First 10 min

Add 5 min

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Play out

$545

$250

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$745

$350

the

the americas

Play out

$650

$275

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$375

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

Workspace
Limited workspace

TBA

los angeles

AP LOS ANGELES
  • Live stand-up positions overlooking downtown Los Angeles
  • Chroma-key studios with live backdrops
  • Video return circuits
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international transmission network
  • Limited workspace

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$700

$250

the

the americas

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$820

$310

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$325

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$325

MIAMI, FLORIDA

MIAMI, FLORIDA
  • Single live stand-up positions at Miami-Dade Elections Department
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international circuit network

Play out

First 10 min

Add 5 min

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Play out

$545

$250

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$745

$350

the

the americas

Play out

$650

$275

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$375

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

Workspace
Limited workspace

TBA

COLUMBUS, OHIO

COLUMBUS, OHIO
  • Single live stand-up positions in Columbus
  • Multiformat play out facilities
  • Connectivity to AP's international circuit network

Play out

First 10 min

Add 5 min

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

First 10 min

Add 5 min

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

Play out

$545

$250

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$745

$350

the

the americas

Play out

$650

$275

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$850

$375

EUROPE

MIDDLE EAST

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

Play out

$675

$300

SINGLE CAMERA LIVE POSITION

$875

$400

Workspace
Limited workspace

TBA

contact us

For more infomation and to discuss specific coverage needs, please contact: Susan Henderson and Nico Maounis

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