Watch The Daily Memphian, WKNO Memphis mayoral debate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 15, 2023 8:29 PM CT | Published: August 01, 2023 4:45 PM CT

Watch The Daily Memphian and WKNO’s Memphis mayoral debate live, here, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m.

This page will be updated with information and livestream links for the Aug. 15 debate. 

The debate will be broadcast on WKNO/Channel 10 at 7 p.m. and livestreamed on In addition, the live debate will be simulcast on WKNO-FM 91.1, livestreamed at and on the WKNO app. It will also be livestreamed on this page on The Daily Memphian. 

Memphis mayoral candidates Karen Camper, J.W. Gibson, Michelle McKissack, Van Turner and Paul Young have committed to participating. Former mayor Willie Herenton has declined to participate. Floyd Bonner Jr. originally agreed to participate; however, at approximately 6 p.m on Tuesday, his campaign notified The Daily Memphian that he would not be attending.

Kontji Anthony, former WMC-TV anchor, and The Daily Memphian CEO Eric Barnes will moderate the discussion.

The debate will be broadcast live from WKNO’s studios, which does not have space for an in-person public audience.


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