Anderson Cooper, Chris Wallace Among Presidential Debate Moderators

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September 2, 2016 9:55 a.m.

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the list of moderators for the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates on Friday.

The moderators include NBC News’ Lester Holt, ABC News’ Martha Raddatz, CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Fox News’ Chris Wallace and CBS News’ Elaine Quijano.

Read the full list of moderators and locations below:

First presidential debate:
Lester Holt, Anchor, NBC Nightly News
Monday, September 26, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Vice presidential debate:
Elaine Quijano, Anchor, CBSN and Correspondent, CBS News
Tuesday, October 4, Longwood University, Farmville, VA

Second presidential debate (town meeting):
Martha Raddatz, Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and Co-Anchor of “This Week,” ABC
Anderson Cooper, Anchor, CNN
Sunday, October 9, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Third presidential debate:
Chris Wallace, Anchor, Fox News SundayWednesday, October 19, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

In a news release, co-chairs Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. and Michael D. McCurry said that the debate format will be based on the 2012 debates, focusing larger blocks of time on “major domestic and foreign topics.”

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