A Conversation on Race - Community Leaders Speak Out 01/22/2011

Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) brings community leaders including Arthur Brooks, former Middlebury and Bennington College Professor, Jeanne Collins, Burlington Schools Superintendent, Ali Dieng, a recent Vermont resident, Dr. Fayneese Miller, UVM Dean and Chair of the Vermont State School Board, Mike Schirling, Burlington Chief of Police, into a community conversation moderated by Robert Walsh. For more information: Vivian Mason:, Susan Linskey

Local Media Show: Winooski Refugee Film 01/04/2011

Host Nick Carter speaks with Laurie Stavrand, Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, Winooski City Manager Deac Deccareau, Htun Sein, staff interpreter for VRRP and filmmaker Philip Fass on a produced film about Winooski's refugee population.

NPO Maven: The Art of the Ask 12/16/2010

Almost anything you read about fundraising emphasizes one key point: You have to ask for money. It is unlikely that donors will simply give unless they have a personal reason and seek you out. There is an "art to asking". It starts with the firm belief in your cause, the careful cultivation of your donors and preparation of your case for support.

Michael Luck, a seasoned professional leader in the field of Institutional Advancement with more than 35 years’ experience speaks to nonprofit organizers on fundraising. His career spans healthcare, education and dozens of consulting assignments for non profit organizations. He is currently advising Burlington College as they move ahead with a major expansion.

CCTV's Annual Holiday Party 12/16/2010

Channel 17/CCTV Annual Holiday Party.

Media Maven: Social Media Trends for 2011 12/09/2010

How can we keep up with the breathtaking changes in the social media world? We can't. But we can take a sharp look at what is coming around the corner and give ourselves some time to think about how new and promising tools fit into our nonprofit/ small business communications strategy.

Part of the continuing series of Media Maven Lunches.

Local Media Show: Government Transparency and Trends in Vermont News Media 12/07/2010

Host Nick Carter speaks with Andy Bromage, Seven Days VT Reporter and Mike Donoghue, from the Burlington Free Press on the timely topic of 'Government Transparency and Trends in Vermont News Media'.

Local Matters: Youth and Technology 11/24/2010

Greg Besso, a freshman at Lyndon State College and long time Channel 17 volunteer, shares insights into the evolving world of technology with current volunteer LC Hines.

Vermont Access Network (VAN): Access 101 11/17/2010

This is a short video piece promoting access in the state of Vermont.

On the Waterfront: Vermont Folklife Center 11/17/2010

Melinda Moulton hosts Vermont Folklife Center staff, Brent Bjorkman, Executive Director, Greg Sharrow, Director of Education, and Ned Castle, Digital Media Instructor.

Ari Berman and Gov. Howard Dean discuss New Book 11/11/2010

Ari Berman and Gov. Dean have an open discussion about Berman's book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics which chronicles the recent history of the DNC, how Gov. Dean's chairmanship affected the Democratic Party, and what that meant for the elections of 2006, 2008 and the recent midterms.

Due to technical problems, we were not able to tape the whole discussion.

Syndicate content

Featured Story

Action Alert: Burlington City Council to Finalize BT Sale on 11/17

The City Council is scheduled to finalize the “sale-leaseback” of Burlington Telecom to Bluewater Holdings. This agreement was approved by the Vermont Public Service Board in late October. The sale of BT to Bluewater Holdings enables Burlington to generate $6 million of the $10 million settlement agreement reached with Citibank to resolve the City's $33 million loan default of 2009. 


More News from the Center for Media and Democracy