Bloomberg Television and Radio to Provide News and Analysis from Premier Location at the World Economic Forum; Full Coverage Available on Dedicated Page on Bloomberg.com
New York — Bloomberg today announced its programming line-up for the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2011 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland which will air through Friday, January 28, 2011. Bloomberg exclusives, breaking news and interviews with world and business leaders are available on a dedicated page at http://www.bloomberg.com/davos/.
Bloomberg Television, the global 24-hour business news network, is presenting over ten hours of live daily coverage from the network’s premiere location on the top of the Congress Centre in the heart of Davos, with at least 100 interviews with top global newsmakers. Erik Schatzker is co-hosting “Inside Track” and Francine Lacqua is hosting “On the Move” from the WEF, with Tom Keene and Ryan Chilcote also contributing to comprehensive news reporting and analysis.
Bloomberg Television will also host an official debate in partnership with the World Economic Forum. The debate, which will air live on Friday, January 28th at 1pm/GMT and 2pm/CET, will focus on the effect of the currency wars erupting around the world. Anchor and senior correspondent Francine Lacqua will moderate a panel of speakers including: Mark J. Carney, Governor, Bank of Canada; Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University, and William Ziegler Professor, Harvard Business School; Stanley Fischer, Governor, Bank of Israel; Brian T. Moynihan, CEO and President, Bank of America; Jacek Rostowski, Minister of Finance, Poland and Mehmet Simsek, Minister of Finance, Turkey. The debate will also air over the weekend on Bloomberg Television globally.
On Bloomberg Radio, Tom Keene, co-host of “Bloomberg Surveillance with Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene,” is providing three days of special World Economic Forum coverage from Davos beginning today. Keene is interviewing a line-up of influential guests from his set inside the Congress Centre, including noted economist Nouriel Roubini; Peter Weinberg and Joseph Perella of Perella Weinberg Partners; David Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of The Carlyle Group, and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. Bloomberg Radio is available on WBBR-AM 1130 in New York, on SIRIUS channel 130, XM channel 129 and on Bloomberg.com at http://www.bloomberg.com/podcasts/surveillance/.
Bloomberg’s special online news section on Davos is offering live streaming and archived versions of television and radio coverage as well as special commentary from Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker, Francine Lacqua and Tom Keene. Additionally, mobile users can access breaking news stories from Davos on a special section of Bloomberg’s apps for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android.
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