Press release from 7:
SOUTH AUSTRALIA DECIDES
SEVEN NEWS HAS THE 2018 STATE ELECTION COVERED
HISTORICAL FIRST - 7 NEWS PRESENTED FROM THE FLOOR OF PARLIAMENT
Seven News, South Australia’s No. 1 news service for almost two decades, will deliver comprehensive coverage of the 2018 South Australian State Election in the lead up to and on Saturday, March 17.
Seven News will make history when the first ever news bulletin is presented by Jessica Adamson from inside Parliament House at 6pm on Election Day.
Will Jay Weatherill lead Labor to a fifth term? Or will Steven Marshall bring the Liberals back from the wilderness? And, what about SA Best. Will Nick Xenophon become king maker?
Channel Seven will have all the answers on March 17 – with live coverage from 5pm until late hosted by Seven News presenters Jane Doyle and John Riddell.
SA Decides will be the most comprehensive and high-tech election coverage ever produced by Seven News Adelaide.
Seven’s Hindmarsh studio will be transformed into Election HQ – with some of the nation’s leading political figures joining SA’s most experienced news team for a television event not to be missed.
Seven’s team includes the state’s most respected political reporter Mike Smithson, as well as Seven Network federal chief political correspondent Mark Riley.
Seven will cross live to more than a dozen key seats that will define this election. Seven’s team in the field includes award-winning reporters Jessica Adamson, Rosanna Mangiarelli, Mark Mooney and Andrea Nicolas.
Seven’s high-tech data software will provide an up-to-the-minute election scoreboard. As politicians learn their fate – viewers will too. All in real time.
There’s sure to be fireworks in the studio as Labor “Godfather” Don Farrell comes up against outspoken Australian Conservatives Senator Cory Bernardi. Retiring MP Jack Snelling will provide an insight into the state Labor machine, while Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Liberal MP Nicole Flint and InDaily’s leading political commentator, Tom Richardson, crunch the numbers.
Every vote, every candidate, every electorate – Channel 7 will bring you the highs and lows of this crucial election.
2018 STATE ELECTION COVERAGE ON SEVEN