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Presidential Inauguration Day: Here is how to stay informed


Wednesday also marks the day that Senator-elect Jon Ossoff and Senator-elect Raphael Warnock will be sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris.

Here are the other ways to stay connected with Channel 2 Action News on Inauguration Day.

WSB-TV Mobile News app:

  • Free in the app store, but you can also download it by clicking on this linkavailable for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets
  • Watch our newscasts stream live
  • Get real-time alerts sent to your phone or tablet alerting you to latest events and developments

WSB Now App on Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV:

Social Media:

  • The latest information posted to our Facebook page
  • Share real-time events from inauguration day as history unfolds
  • Direct links to stories about inauguration ceremonies
  • Live updates from our journalists on the ground in Washington and at the Georgia State Capitol.
  • See the latest images and videos unfolding from the historic inauguration
  • Stay informed about any programming changes made to WSB-TV on television or online
  • Share your pictures and videos with WSB-TV to show the story of how Georgia reacted

11 a.m.: Biden will arrive at the U.S. Capitol.

11:15 a.m.: The inauguration program will begin.

Invocation – Father Leo J. O’Donovan, a former Georgetown University president, will give the invocation.

Pledge of Allegiance – Andrea Hall, a firefighter from Georgia, will give the pledge.

National anthem – Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem.

Poetry reading – Amanda Gorman, the first national youth poet laureate, will give a reading.

Musical performance – Jennifer Lopez will sing.

11:55 a.m.: Harris will be sworn in as vice president by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Noon: Biden will be sworn in as 46th president by Chief Justice John Roberts.

At ceremony’s end: The Rev. Silvester Beaman of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware, will give the benediction.

2:30 — 3 p.m.: Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with Harris, her husband, Doug Emhoff, and former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush, and former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

3:15 — 3:30 p.m.: Joe and Jill Biden will receive a presidential military escort to the White House.

4:00 — 6:30 p.m.: Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff and Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock will be sworn in by Harris sometime during the Senate session.

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