Olympia - TVW's trademark weekly interview program Inside Olympia kicks off a new fall season tonight by unveiling a new set, new graphics, and a new full-time host.
To begin the new season, over the next nine weeks, Austin Jenkins, Capitol correspondent for Public Radio Northwest News Network, will offer Washington voters in-depth visits with the top two candidates for each of the state's nine statewide elected offices, from Insurance Commissioner to Governor.
Each fall episode will consist of separate half-hour interviews with each candidate, with the exception of hour-long interviews with gubernatorial candidates Chris Gregoire and Dino Rossi.
Following is a full schedule for the fall Inside Olympia season:
Sept. 4: Insurance Commissioner candidates Mike Kreidler and John Adams
Sept. 11: Lieutenant Governor candidates Brad Owen and Marcia McCraw
Sept. 18: State Auditor candidates Brian Sonntag and Dick McEntee
Sept. 25: Secretary of State candidates Sam Reed and Jason Osgood
Oct. 2: Commissioner of Public Lands candidates Doug Sutherland and Peter Goldmark
Oct 9: State Treasurer candidates Allan Martin and Jim McIntire
Oct 16: Superintendent of Public Instruction candidates Terry Bergeson and Randy Dorn
Oct 23: Attorney General candidates Rob McKenna and John Ladenburg
Oct 30: Governor candidates Chris Gregoire and Dino Rossi
Inside Olympia airs Thursdays at 7pm & 11pm; Saturdays at 10pm; and Sundays at 10am & 7pm. You can also watch all of TVW's on-air programming on demand at tvw.org.