BC-US–Campaign 2016-New Hampshire,ADVISORY, US


EDITORS:

 

The 2016 race for president continues with the New Hampshire primary on Feb. 9. Polls close at 8 p.m. EST.

Here are AP’s coverage plans for text. Here are AP’s all-formats coverage plans, with detailed notes for broadcast and visual formats after the plans for text.

This advisory will be updated with additional spot and enterprise coverage plans for the final weekend of campaigning before the primary.

 

Questions? Contact U.S. Political Editor David Scott at dtscott@ap.org, or the AP’s Nerve Center in New York at 212-621-1600.

All times listed are Eastern.

TEXT/EARLY HOURS OF FEB. 9

 

2016-ELECTION RDP – Mainbar. A preview of the New Hampshire primary. This is an analytical reader that should largely stand until late-afternoon, with updates on merits in the event of breaking news. Narrative. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE – All you need to know about the New Hampshire primary. May be updated during the day, but can stand until results are available. Block text. UPCOMING: 800-1,000 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-WATCHING TUESDAY – What to watch for in the New Hampshire primary. Block text. UPCOMING: 750 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

TEXT/MORNING OF FEB. 9

2016-ELECTION-NEW HAMPSHIRE VOTES – Lead sidebar built around interviews with voters. Updated roughly every 90 minutes, with a final AMs version to move as polls close that will stand. Block Text. UPCOMING: 500 words by 9 a.m., 800 words by 11 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-VOTERS-PHOTO GALLERY – A curated photo gallery, pairing quotes from voters and their photos. Quote box. UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-THE LATEST – A running account of the day at the polls and the latest news from Election Day and night. UPCOMING: 130 words by 8 a.m., photos.

 

TEXT/AFTERNOON AND EVENING OF FEB. 9

2016-ELECTION RDP – A running story that captures the day in full and results for both parties in the New Hampshire primary. Narrative. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., photos. Updated throughout the night.

 

2016-ELECTION-THE LATEST – A running account of results the latest news from Election Day and night. Updated throughout the night.

 

DEM 2016-NEW HAMPSHIRE – Lead sidebar on the outcome of the vote in the Democratic primary. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., photos. Updated throughout the night.

 

GOP 2016-NEW HAMPSHIRE – Lead sidebar on the outcome of the vote in the Republican primary. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m., photos. Updated throughout the night.

2016-ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE – All you need to know about the New Hampshire primary. Block text. UPCOMING: 800-1,000 words by 7 p.m., photos. Updated throughout the night.

 

2016-ELECTION-WATCHING WEDNESDAY – What to watch for the day after Election Day. Block text. UPCOMING: 500 words by 10 p.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-EXIT POLL – Highlights of the exit polls. Short summary and five to six items. Block text. UPCOMING: 800 words by 8 p.m., photos.

TEXT/EARLY HOURS OF FEB. 10

 

2016-ELECTION RDP – Mainbar. An updated story that looks ahead to the campaign in New Hampshire. Narrative. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-TAKEAWAYS – Key highlights, takeaways from the results of the New Hampshire primary, pitching forward to the impact on South Carolina and Nevada. Block text. New. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE – All you need to know about the New Hampshire primary. Updated for overnight. Block text. UPCOMING: 800-1,000 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-WATCHING WEDNESDAY – What to watch for the day after the New Hampshire primary. Updated for overnight. Block text. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION RDP-PHOTO GALLERY – A curated photo gallery, pairing quotes from the candidates, their supporters and their photos. Quote box. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 a.m., photos.

 

TEXT/MORNING OF FEB. 10

 

2016-ELECTION RDP – Mainbar. A running story that captures the day after the vote and the shift of the race to South Carolina and Nevada. Narrative. UPCOMING: 600 words by 9 a.m., 800 words by 4 p.m., photos.

 

2016-ELECTION-THE LATEST – A running account of breaking news the day after New Hampshire primary. UPCOMING: 130 words by 8 a.m., photos. Updated throughout the day.

 

2016-ELECTION-HOW IT HAPPENED – An explanation of the results of the New Hampshire primary, based on an analysis of exit poll results and vote count data. Block text. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., photos.

 

PHOTOS

Spot photo coverage is planned from select candidates during the day, with coverage expedited from primary night rallies of the major candidates. Coverage is planned of primary voting.

 

VIDEO

AP will provide last-minute campaigning, polling sites, results and post-primary speech coverage for AP Television, APVUS and online customers, as well as interviews with voters and analysis of the outcome. AP will provide a mix of live, edits and video packages on Tuesday through the late evening results and into Wednesday as the focus shifts to South Carolina and Nevada.

 

AUDIO

Anchored Coverage: Live special reports (LSRs) will begin at 7:20 p.m. EST, with reporting from Jerry Bodlander and Sagar Meghani in New Hampshire. LSRs will run at :20 and :40 past the hour and will be :59 in duration, ending after outcomes are clear. The LSRs will air on the main channel, AP-1.

 

Unanchored Coverage: Post-primary speeches will be carried on special events channels AP-2 and AP-3. Sound from these events will be available on PrimeCuts and via satellite on the hourly cuts feeds.

 

INTERACTIVE

An interactive delegate tracker will provide a tally of allocated delegates and will be updated throughout the night.

 

GRAPHICS

A primary results graphic ELN DELEGATE TRACKER NH will move by 9 p.m., and will be updated as needed throughout the night.

 

An exit poll graphic ELN NH POLLS will move by 10 p.m. and update as needed.

 

A graphic tracking the lengths of candidates’ campaigns, 2016 CANDIDATES, will move at 6 p.m. and be updated if any candidates announce they are dropping out.

 

The AP

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