2013 Media Partner Information

Mackinac Policy Conference 2013 #mpc13

Detroit Public Television will broadcast and webcast the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference during the following hours:

  • Wednesday May 29th – 1pm to 6pm
  • Thursday May 30th – 8am to 4pm (broadcast) 8am – 7pm (webcast)
  • Friday May 31st – 8am to 12pm
  • MiVote Mackinac Updates Daily 7:30-8pm on 56.1 and other Detroit area main PBS channels and online

The coverage will air on television in the Detroit market on:

  • Channel 56.2 for over-the-air viewers
  • Channel 287 on Comcast
  • Channel 155 on Brighthouse
  • Channel 432 on Charter

The same coverage will stream online at and is also available for your website, for streaming and/or archive, at no cost.  Download the video player code.


For Television Stations

The following is satellite information to allow you to downlink DPTV’s coverage:

All times include a 15 minute test window before start of conference coverage and 30 minute test window for wrap up show.

WEDNESDAY 5/29 – MAIN Satellite
12:45PM – 7PM
(Live 1pm-6pm, half hour show feed 6:30-7pm)
Captions 1-6pm, 6:30pm-7pm

THURSDAY 5/30 – MAIN Satellite
6:45AM-5:00PM  (Live 8AM-4PM, Stream Ron Insana session 4-5PM)
6:00PM-7:00PM (wrap up show)
Captions 7am-5pm

THURSDAY 5/30 – Detroit Mayoral Candidate Forum Satellite
Captions 5:30pm-6:30ish (approx. end time)

(Live 8am-12:30pm, show feed 6:30-7pm)
Captions 8am-12:30pm, 1:30-2pm

For details on the satellite information please email Lauren Smith at

All video can be used without restrictions. DPTV will air a half-hour MiVote Mackinac special each evening at 7:30pm.  That show will be fed at 6:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday .

Any station also may have access to the content in that special. The following embed code can be used to access the live stream as well as recorded coverage of nearly all Conference sessions and interviews with newsmakers: Download the video player code.

Download MiVote Mackinac logos.

Contact Matt Friedman – For Detroit Public TV 248 626 0006 – office 248 762 1430 – cell @mattfrieds - Twitter

Social Media #mpc13 @MiVote

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