Channel 17 Town Meeting TV Response to Recent Migrant Farmworker Arrests

March 20, 2017
On Friday, March 17th Channel 17/Town Meeting TV community producer Enrique “Kike” Balcazar, producer of Nadando Contra la Corriente con Justicia Migrante, the popular Spanish language program for Vermont migrant farm workers, was one of three people detained and arrested by U.S. Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) officials last week. Enrique’s arrested colleagues include Zully Palacios and Alex Carrillo.

Vermont Cultural Leaders Respond to Proposed Federal Budget Cuts: LIVE 3/20 at 1 p.m.

March 20, 2017

Leaders from a variety of Vermont's arts and cultural organizations come together to speak out about the impact of the Trump administration's proposed federal budget cuts. 

Bill Doyle, Town Meeting Day 2017 Survey - Take it online.

March 08, 2017

Take a few minutes to answer these questions from Sen. Bill Doyle, (R/Washington) on the future of Vermont today. Tune in on Tuesday, March 7 at 7 for Channel 17/Town Meeting TV's Live Election results program. Watch on TV or Watch Live Online!

Tune in On March 7 at 7 p.m for Live Election Results Coverage

March 03, 2017

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

JOB OPENING: Channel 17 Field Producer

February 22, 2017

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.

Calendar of 2017 Town Meeting Election Forums

February 13, 2017

Overview of live Election programs available via Channel 17/Town Meeting TV.  For more Election programs search "elections" and to tune in for LIVE events visit Live Events.

Meet, Learn, Watch and Vote

February 07, 2017

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 

Burlington Public Meeting on Burlington Telecom Sale 1/31

January 23, 2017

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.

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Big Data, Politics and the 2020 Election

Jeff Chester, Director of the Center for Digital Democracy and national advocate for media justice, joins us on Thursday, November 9th at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in Burlington, VT for a provocative and timely talk about how Big Data threatens to change Politics and Democracy forever and what we can do to stop it. The event begins at 5.30 with a reception, followed by the Public Talk at 6 p.m. ending at 8 p.m. REGISTER TODAY

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