Items tagged: cgtv

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 […]

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 […]

Champaign Connection Airs Episode 53

On the latest episode of Champaign Connection, Lock It, Hide It, Keep It – that’s the latest message the police department wants to share with the community. There has been an increase in vehicle and residential burglaries around the area this year. We’ll find out how the police department is responding to these outbreaks and […]

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 […]