Casting Audience for “A Conversation With President Obama” DC

By | October 12, 2010

MTV/BET/CMT will be hosting a town hall with President Obama in Washington D.C. on Thursday October 14th at 4pm ET. If you are interested in being involved and are 18 years or older we would love to meet you. Please email and put “Town Hall” in the subject line along with the following information:

Please note that these questions are meant to ensure that our audience represents very diverse interests and political views.

Phone Number:
In school? What school? Working? What job?
What issues, if any, are you interested in or passionate about? (e.g. Jobs, Health Care, Education, Immigration, etc.)
How would you describe your political views? (Please note that this question is meant to ensure that our audience represents very diverse interests and political views.)

*Please attach a current picture of yourself.

About the Event:
President Barack Obama will meet with approximately 250 young people for A Conversation With President Obama, a town hall meeting airing live Thursday (Oct. 14) at 4 p.m. ET on Viacom’s CMT, and MTV. The event, tape delayed to air at 4 p.m. PT, will take place at BET’s studios in Washington, D.C.

Those in attendance will represent a broad cross section of backgrounds, interests and political views. The president will answer questions from the studio audience as well as from users submitting questions online and through their mobile devices. A Conversation With President Obama will stream live and on-demand on,, and where users will be able to submit their questions for the president via the Twitter Tracker, a web-based tool that will be featured during the live event as the primary way for viewers at home to submit questions and track comments related to the Town Hall.