This Friday the Rhode Island Republican Gubernatorial Debate on the John DePetro Radio Show


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The 2018 Rhode Island Republican Gubernatorial Debate will be broadcast live on the John DePetro Radio Show this Friday August 31, 2018 from 12:noon-1:p.m. featuring Giovanni Feroce, Allan Fung and Patricia Morgan. The John DePetro Show is heard weekdays from 11:a.m-2:p.m. on AM 1380 and 99.9 FM and also The debate will be commercial free and moderated by nationally known radio talk host John DePetro. The debate will also be streamed on Facebook Live on the John DePetro Facebook page.  All media are welcome to cover the only debate featuring all three candidates. The debate can also be heard on the Simple Radio ,Tune-In radio apps and also listen on Google or Alexa by searching “WNRI.” 

John DePetro 

John DePetro has moderated over 15 political debates including the 2010 Gubernatorial debate between Lincoln Chafee, John Robitaille, Ken Block and Frank Caprio. DePetro also moderated the U.S. Senate debate between Lincoln Chafee and Bob Weygand, the GOP primary debate between Jim Bennett and Don Carcieri, and the Gubernatorial debate between Don Carcieri and Myrth York. DePetro has been named “Best Talk Show” by the Associated Press several times and was voted “Best Talk Show” by the readers of Rhode Island Monthly in 2014. In 2017, John DePetro was the first and the only New England radio host ever skyped into a White House press briefing. In 2004 DePetro broadcast from the Democrat convention in Boston and the  Republican convention in New York City. John DePetro is the only member of the Rhode Island media who has interviewed four U.S. Presidents( President Bush, President Clinton, President Obama and President Trump.) DePetro has appeared numerous times on  MSNBC, CNN, HLN and Fox News Channel including both the Sean Hannity show and Bill O’Reilly. For more debate updates, follow