Join hosts Diane Meyerhoff and Kevin Kelley for exit poll interviews, special reports on ballot and budget items, winner's speeches and most importantly, local results. Watch live on Comcast and Burlington Telecom Channel 17 and at http://www.Ch17.TV
Channel 17 is hiring one part-time Field Producer to cover Chittenden County municipal meetings and public events to air on its government access TV channels and website (www.Ch17.TV). Meetings typically take place during evening hours with some weekend event coverage. Complete Job Description is available upon request.
Seize the momentum and make change in your community. Local election forums start February 8, introducing candidates, and exploring budgets and ballot items. Watch Live on TV or online: http://www.ch17.tv
The Burlington Telecom Advisory Board (BTAB) meets on Tuesday January 31st at 5.30 p.m. to brief the public on the proposed timeline and process for the sale of BT. BTAB is seeking public input prior to its submission of the plan to the Burlington City Council for approval.
On Saturday, January 21st, people and organizations across Vermont are coming together for a Women’s March on Montpelier to name and protect women’s rights, followed by a Unity Rally.
In a major win for cable TV consumers and the people of Vermont, the Public Service Board delivered its long awaited ruling on Comcast’s Certificate of Public Good on Friday, January 13th 2017. The Board determined that Comcast’s renewed CPG, good through January 2027, is “reasonable to meet future cable-related community interests and needs” by modifying and adding several conditions that the Company had either omitted or opposed in its initial proposal to the state. The decision lays the groundwork for modernizing PEG access and delivers a clear statement that PEG access is an important community good and should remain relevant as cable technology changes.
Grab a team, pick a leader, devise a plan for your video and then head to your local community access media and TV center (or online here) and enter to participate, by January 20, 2017, in the 2nd annual statewide VAN (VT Access Network) video challenge. Your video won't be due until March 8, 2017 and your video center wants to help you get the skills and equipment you need to participate.