Community Television for Concord and Carlisle

CCTV at The Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting

Genine directs Host Julio Gomez during an interview with Town Manager Chris Whelan

 

CCTV producer Genine Tillotson assembled a crew to film the Concord Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting. It was a cold night, but the entire town came out in great spirits to welcome the hoilday season with song, food, and a visit from Santa himself! As of press time the program is being edited. Watch for it soon on CCTV Channel 8 and on video on demand.

CCHS Boys Soccer on CCTV

CCTV would like to congradulate the CCHS Boys Soccer Team for their impressive win at the MIAA State Championship. Way to go guys!

Catch all of the action of the CCHS Boys Soccer team clinching the MIAA State Championship this week on CCTV.  Encore presentations of the game will air at 10:00 PM Tuesday, 4:00 PM Thursday, 5:30 PM Friday, 6:00 PM Saturday and 10:00 AM Sunday on CCTV channel 10.

 

VOD Update.

Awesome new content on CCTV's Video On Demand!
 
Tons of great content has been uploaded to CCTV's video on demand. Here is just a sample of the new local content CCTV members have recently produced:
 
The Concord Band October 2009 Concert
CCHS Band October concert
Life in the Balance Forums Pt 1: Let's Talk Trash
Latest Concord and Carlisle Board of Selectmen meetings.
Entire 2009 season of CCHS Girls Soccer and Freshman Football.
New content from The Carlisle Council on Aging.
 
Check out CCTV's video on demand (just a slight mouse move up and to your left or) here.  Once in the flash player, click categories to find the content you're looking for.

A Great example of Community Media.

 

What do we mean by "Community Media"?  We mean media created not just for a community, but by the members of that community, who take part not only to inform but to also create a dialogue that speaks to the interests and concerns of the locale.

The Internet is filled with many real as well as electronic communities. The voices of the real communities work alongside, but often fight to be heard, amongst the electronic ones, who also create media. Millions of pages, posts, links and messages are sent by these electronic communities, often sent with a goal of reaching as far as the Internet can take them. This is why content that actually matters in a localized way often gets lost in the shuffle.

This is why Concord Magazine, a blog published by Concordian Debbie Bier, is a breath of fresh air. If you haven't already found it from the ConcordMA.com website, you'll find a lot to like in the wide variety of content Debbie writes about.

Content about upcoming events, photo's by our zip codes best photographers, and articles in the vernacular of our town speaking to what people care about. an added bonus is the simple blue design scheme of the blog, which allows viewers to work through the content (often updated several times a week) with very little distraction. Check out Concord Magazine here.

 

 

Living in Nanae: Reports from Concord's sister city.

Concord is home to one of the richest and most cultivated sister city relationships in the region. Concord's sister city Nanae is located in the Japanese state of Hokaido, which is the northernmost island.

Since 1998 Concord has sent a single resident to act as Coordinator of International Relations. Since 2008 this resident has been Concordian and CCTV friend Bobby Kargula.

 

Bobby visited the studio last week and brought 8 highschool students from Nanae with him.

  

The students sat down for a formal interview show where they discussed the unique, immersive experience of attending an American high school. watch Adventures in Global Citizenship on demand under category 'CCHS Stuff'

 

Bobby has speant a year in Japan so far and has been keeping a diary of his travels.

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