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CCTV, Channel 17/Town Meeting TV, and Common Good Vermont work with college and high school students to create meaningful and interesting internships. We offer some ready-made hands on learning experiences or we can work to craft a unique experience to meet your skill development goals and needs. 

CCTV Center for Media and Democracy oversees the operations of Channel 17/Town Meeting TV - a government access and community media station, Common Good Vermont - A nonprofit capacity building organization and CCTV Productions - a professional media production company. 

Are you studying communications, film and media, documentary production, political science, or technology? Check in with us about expanding your learning experience!

INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING

Live at 5:25 Studio Production
Camera and Field Production

Technology Support
Marketing and Communications
Integrated Post Production Support

Live at 5:25 Studio Production

Join our team once a week (or more) from 5-6 p.m. Learn the nuts and bolts of TV studio production, set design, audio, talent management, camera, and control room directing. Improve your hands on camera work, learn to work in a team, and eventually learn to direct studio shows. Possibilities can include learning on air TV host skills. Contact Meghan O’Rourke for a tour and more information. morourke [at] cctv [dot] org (morourke [at] cctv [dot] org) 802-862-3966 X16

Camera and Field Production

Work with a Channel 17 mentor to develop an individual video production project in community media. Explore topical issues in the community through the lens of video. Improve your communications skills, project management, pre-production planning, camera production, and post-production editing. Contact Meghan O’Rourke to begin the conversation. morourke [at] cctv [dot] org (morourke [at] cctv [dot] org) 802-862-3966 X16

Technology Support

Work with our IT team on projects ranging from general office computer maintenance, small scale technology integration, or craft your own larger community media technology project in app development, web management etc using our access to the civic cloud servers. We can provide mentoring and office space. Contact Meghan O’Rourke to begin the conversation. morourke [at] cctv [dot] org (morourke [at] cctv [dot] org) 802-862-3966 X16

Marketing and Communications

Work with our small communications and marketing team to develop strategies around building viewership and disseminating our programs to the niche community audiences they are intended for, develop partnerships around specific programming and events, and assist with social media. Practice marketing skills in writing blog and news item entries for our website and social media outlets. Contact Meghan O’Rourke to begin the conversation. morourke [at] cctv [dot] org (morourke [at] cctv [dot] org) 802-862-3966 X16

Integrated Post Production Support

Work with our post production team in editing, DVD duplication, and archive management. Learn computer editing skills in Adobe premiere, Encore, printing of DVDs, workflow management, and team work. Contact Meghan O’Rourke to begin the conversation. morourke [at] cctv [dot] org (morourke [at] cctv [dot] org) 802-862-3966 X16

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Job Posting: Video Support Engineer at CCTV/Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television

CCTV is looking for a creative problem solver with hands on experience in video engineering and desk top support to provide technical services to CCTV & Town Meeting Television. The Video Engineer works with the Systems Engineer to run our current multi-media operations and deliver local public affairs media in a post-cable world. The successful candidate will have strong skills and experience managing business information technology functions including some MySQL/MariaDB database administration, financial systems, CRM, desktop support, website CMS troubleshooting and maintenance, Google Apps administration, telephone and video conferencing.

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