Category: CGTV Features

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 […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 54

On the latest episode of Champaign Connection, The weather may be unpredictable, but we can count on the Public Works Department to keep the City’s streets and sidewalks clear of snow and ice. Find out what it takes to plan and prepare for this winter’s snow and ice removal. And, are you looking for a […]

Now Airing on CGTV: The 2016 CUIHA Ceremony

On September 8, staff from the Cities of Champaign and Urbana recorded a live multi-camera production of the 2016 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards ceremony at Hilton Garden Inn. Highlights of the event included speeches from the award recipients and the night’s cultural entertainment. The program airs regularly on CGTV and is available on the City’s […]

CGTV Televises Two Candidate Forums and a Unit 4 Referendum Panel Discussion

A series of public events were held recently in City Council Chambers to provide information to the public ahead of the November election. City staff worked with local groups to hold candidate forums on September 29 and October 7, and a Unit 4 referendum panel discussion on October 5. All events were televised live on CGTV. Events […]

New Episode of Champaign Connection

The newest episode of The Champaign Connection is now available for viewing on CGTV and for streaming online. In this episode, learn about a new online tool that is designed to help entrepreneurs with all the resources they may need to build or grow their small business. Senior Planner T.J. Blakeman explains how the new […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 51

On this episode of Champaign Connection, construction season is well underway and we find out what projects the public works department will be tackling this year, and how that construction can impact you. We’ll learn how the interactive construction map on the City’s website will help you discover what and where these projects are in […]