Debate Moderators Announced : Vox Politics The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the moderators for this fall's three Presidential debates and one Vice-Presidential debate. No big surprises among the names:

Debate Moderators Announced

The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the moderators for this fall's three Presidential debates and one Vice-Presidential debate. No big surprises among the names:

First presidential debate

Friday, September 26
The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
Jim Lehrer
Executive Editor and Anchor, The NewsHour, PBS

Vice presidential debate
Thursday, October 2
Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Gwen Ifill
Senior Correspondent, The NewsHour, and Moderator and Managing Editor, Washington Week, PBS

Second presidential debate (town meeting)
Tuesday, October 7
Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.
Tom Brokaw
Special Correspondent, NBC News

Third presidential debate
Wednesday, October 15
Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.
Bob Schieffer
CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent, and Host, Face the Nation