Candidates for St. Lawrence County legislator, district attorney to appear on 'North Country Matters' tv show
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 5:12 pm

Steve Putman and Nicole Duvé, two candidates for election this fall, are the guests on newest segments of North Country Matters.

The local news show is produced by WCKN under the direction of Dan Dullea of the Center for Excellence in Communication at Clarkson University.

Incumbent Canton Legislator Steve Putman, one of two candidates for the District 9 seat on the St. Lawrence County Legislature, sat down with Liam Hunt, Professor Emeritus of History at St. Lawrence University and a member of the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County, to talk about county issues. The show airs on WCKN, Cable Channel 30 on Time Warner at 7:30 p.m. on Mon. Oct. 14 and Tues., Oct. 15.

The second show, airing at 8 p.m. on both days, features a Candidate Conversation with the incumbent county District Attorney, Nicole Duvé, running for her third term this November. Talking with her about the issues in this race are Donna Seymour of the St. Lawrence County Branch of the American Association of University Women and Liam Hunt.

In each case, invitations were extended to all the candidates in each race.

The NCM civic partners working to educate North Country residents about critical public policy issues facing our region include AAUW-St. Lawrence County, the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County, and Clarkson Media and Mass Communication students, who provide the technical expertise for the productions.

The shows are taped in the WCKN studio on the Clarkson campus.

In addition to local broadcasts, new and previous North Country Matters shows are also available on YouTube at Check the websites for AAUW-St. Lawrence County ( and the League of Women Voters of St. Lawrence County ( for specific program links as they become available.