Items tagged: cgtv

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 […]

Body Camera Video a National Award Finalist

Earlier this year, staff from the Champaign Police Department and City Manager’s Office collaborated to produce a video to educate the public about the rollout of officer-worn body cameras. Shortly after its public debut, the Communications Division entered the video into the City-County Communications & Marketing Association’s (3CMA) 2017 Savvy Awards – a national competition […]

Mayor’s Video Earns National Award

The City-produced video A Welcome from Mayor Feinen was recently awarded an Honorable Mention award in the 2017 Government Programming Awards sponsored by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). Public, education, and government access stations from across the country enter their best work into this annual competition, and CGTV is honored to once again be […]

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. […]

The MTD Comes to CGTV

On April 26, 2017, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), in partnership with the City of Champaign, rolled out its first live telecast of the MTD Board of Trustees meeting on CGTV. The meeting was also streamed live on the City’s website. MTD’s Board of Trustees meetings are regularly held on the last Wednesday of […]

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 […]

New Episode of Champaign Connection 

Episode 55 of the City’s award-winning show Champaign Connection debuted last week and runs through the end of March.  In this episode: Learn how the Neighborhood Services Department promotes greater community awareness through the Neighbors of Champaign website – neighborsofchampaign.com. This one-stop center helps connect and support civic engagement in neighborhoods across the City. Learn how […]

CGTV Staff Televises Police Department Press Conference

The Communications Division recorded the January 12, 2017, Police Department press conference regarding the 2014 homicide investigation of Rakim Vineyard. The video played on CGTV immediately after the press conference and was also posted on the City’s website.  Going forward, the Communications Division intends to regularly televise City press conferences in order to provide the […]

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 […]