Category: CGTV Features

Now on CGTV: Improved Pedestrian Safety at Downtown Crosswalks

Recently, staff from CGTV and Public Works teamed up to produce the first in a series of short videos about the improved pedestrian crosswalks throughout the City of Champaign. The first video in the series takes us downtown to the intersections of S. Walnut St. and Logan St. where the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon traffic […]

Now on CGTV: Champaign Police Department Employee Awards Ceremony

On May 16, the Champaign Police Department celebrated everyday heroes by honoring the police officers, staff, and citizens who went above and beyond to serve our community, and CGTV was on hand to film the ceremony. Highlights from the event included police department acknowledgment of staff’s commitment and dedication to our city. This year’s celebration […]

Now Airing on CGTV: Great Authors at the Library, An Evening with Peter McCarty

CGTV and the Champaign Public Library worked together to produce a new video for their “Great Authors at the Library” series. On April 12, author and illustrator Peter McCarty talked about what inspires him and how he creates the many beloved characters in his books such as Hondo & Fabian, Moon Plane, and others. The […]

Now Available: Champaign Connection Episode 58

Champaign Connection Episode 58 will be playing on CGTV, YouTube, and the City’s website from now until the end of September. You don’t want to miss this exciting episode where we discuss the responsibilities of the City of Champaign Township. We’ll learn about the two primary functions of the Township – general assistance for those […]

CGTV Telecasts Public Meeting for the Proposed Stormwater Utility Fee Rate Increase

On Wednesday, June 28, Champaign Government Television (CGTV) joined the Public Works Department and the Finance Department to produce a live telecast of the public meeting for the proposed stormwater utility fee rate increase. This presentation provides information along with Q & A about the stormwater plan of finance that includes a proposed rate increase. […]

Watch the Latest Episode of Champaign Connection – Airing Now!

Episode 57 is now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 channel 5 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99). Episode 57 will air on CGTV until the of July. It is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel. On this episode: Our public education continues about our rights and protection […]

CGTV is Now Airing Great Authors at the Library – An Evening with David Sheff

CGTV and the Champaign Public Library teamed up to produce the first video for the series Great Authors at the Library. On January 23, David Sheff who is a #1 New York Times bestselling author talked about his moving memoir, Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction. Sheff discusses how his family dealt […]

Watch Champaign Connection Episode #56 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 channel 5 and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV until the end of May. It is also available on-demand on the City’s website and YouTube page. On episode 56: Get the latest […]

CGTV Televises Candidate Forum for Council Districts 2 and 5

On Wednesday, March 1, CGTV produced a live telecast of the candidate forum for council districts 2 and 5. The event was held in City Council Chambers to provide information to the public before the April 4 election. It was hosted and sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Champaign County, the NAACP of Champaign […]

CGTV Produces Winter Messages and Holiday Greetings

The Communications Division worked with the Communications Advisory Committee to produce several new winter messages and holiday greetings from a number of City departments, including: City Council, City Manager’s Office, Public Works Department, Fire Department, Neighborhood Services Department, and – for the first time – METCAD 9-1-1. The greetings include a public service announcement and […]