Resources for Producing Debates

Broadcasting debates on radio and television enables organizers to reach the widest possible audience of voters. In producing debate broadcasts, sponsors need to address a range of technical issues to ensure an impartial, dignified event. This section contains comparative examples of production materials including camera placement diagrams, television equipment lists, production schedules, moderator scripts, set photos, among others.

Filter resources by category below or conduct an advanced search.

Click on the column headings to sort the resources by country, number of candidates, or debate format.

Title Country Number of Candidates Debate Formatsort ascending
Burundi 2010 Gatara Province Communal Election Debate Burundi More than two candidates Seated
Haiti 2010 Presidential Debate Haiti More than two candidates Standing / Podium
Macedonia 2013 Mayoral Debates Macedonia More than two candidates Standing / Podium
Paraguay 2013 Presidential Debate Paraguay More than two candidates Standing / Podium
Serbia 2012 Legislative Debate Serbia More than two candidates Standing / Podium
Jamaica 2007 Prime Ministerial Debate Jamaica Two candidates Standing / Podium
United States 2008 Presidential Debate United States Two candidates Town Hall
Serbia 2012 Debate Serbia More than two candidates Town Hall
English Country: United States Number of Candidates: Two candidates Debate Format: Seated
English Country: United States Number of Candidates: Two candidates Debate Format: Standing / Podium