NHK-Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) has been named the producer of the high-definition television coverage of this summer’s 2004 Democratic and Republican national conventions. NHK will provide live HDTV pool switched feed to all interested, accredited broadcasters at each convention site.
The 2004 Democratic National Convention is scheduled for July 26 through July 29 at the FleetCenter in Boston. The 2004 Republican National Convention is scheduled for August 30 through September 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
More detailed information regarding the HD pool arrangement (including available fiber-optic and/or satellite transmission and distribution paths) will be released as it becomes available.
For further information, please contact NHK’s Washington Bureau at 202-744-2832.