Susan Fleischmann

Cambridge Community Television , Cambridge MA
I have been involved in community media since 1976, working to ensure that everyone has access to the tools and technologies needed to participate in civic life. I joined the staff of Cambridge Community Television when it opened in 1988, and became Executive Director in 1993.
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December 19, 2011 - 1:22pm read more
November 18, 2011 - 7:45am On November 17, Governor Deval Patrick announced $7.4 million in grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF) to support building projects for nonprofit arts, heritage, and science organizations across the Commonwealth. CCTV received a $250,000 award for the Capital Campaign for its new facilities. Other Cambridge institutions Lesley University and the Cambridge Center for Adult Education also received $250,000 the top award given in this round of funding. “These grants will create new jobs in arts, culture, and tourism -- three pillars of our state’s creative economy,” said Governor Patrick. “These investments will support our cultural organizations and allow them to serve the public with quality programs that will enrich our communities for generations to come.” read more
November 17, 2011 - 8:59am Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) Whistleblower Policy Adopted May 23, 2007 General CCTV’s Code of Ethics and Conduct (“Code”) requires directors, officers and employees to observe high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities. As employees and representatives of the Organization, we must practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling our responsibilities and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Reporting Responsibility It is the responsibility of all directors, officers and employees to comply with the Code and to report violations or suspected violations in accordance with this Whistleblower Policy. No Retaliation No director, officer or employee who in good faith reports a violation of the Code shall suffer harassment, retaliation or adverse employment consequence. An employee who retaliates against someone who has reported a violation in good faith is subject to discipline up to and including termination of employment. This Whistleblower Policy is intended to encourage and enable employees and others to raise serious concerns within the CCTV prior to seeking resolution outside CCTV. Reporting Violations The... read more
November 17, 2011 - 8:56am Cambridge Community Television Sexual Harassment Policy Cambridge Community Television is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and unlawful harassment. Actions, words, jokes or comments based upon an individual’s sex or any legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated. All employees and members of CCTV must understand that it is essential to maintain professional, friendly and cooperative working relationships at CCTV. Sexual harassment is a form of misconduct that is demeaning to another person, undermines the integrity of the employment or membership relationship and is strictly prohibited. It is against the law, as well as a violation of CCTV policy, for any CCTV employee to sexually harass another employee, CCTV member or member of the public with whom the employee comes in contact on the job. Any employee found to have engaged in sexual harassment in violation of this policy is subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Sexual harassment of a member of CCTV by another member of CCTV, while on CCTV facilities, is a violation of CCTV policy. Any member found to have engaged in sexual... read more
November 9, 2011 - 7:01pm Yesterday's Cambridge election is over and the "preliminary" winners have been announced. Susana Segat and Robert Winters return to CCTV's channels tonight with a report on the day's count of absentee and hand-counted ballots, and announce the "unofficial" results of the 2011 Cambridge election. (Official Results are announced ten days after the election.) Tune in to Channel 9 at 8PM. Segat has served on the School Committee and Winters runs the immensely popular Cambridge Civic Journal. Both are extremely knowledgeable, informative and entertaining. read more
November 8, 2011 - 8:40pm Tune to CCTV's Channel 10 and watch our live coverage from the count. read more
November 3, 2011 - 10:10pm On Tuesday, November 8th, you will have the opportunity to elect members of the Cambridge City Council and School Committee...are you prepared to vote? Many of the candidates came to CCTV to record brief statements about their qualifications and campaign platforms. You can watch them here: read more
October 3, 2011 - 10:08am read more
September 25, 2011 - 8:27pm The Karen Aqua Gallery was dedicated at the CCTV Members and Friends party on September 23. Named for the local filmmaker and animator who died in May at the age of 57, the Karen Aqua Gallery is a venue for both experienced and emerging visual artists. Karen's work will be on exhibit through the end of the year. read more
September 14, 2011 - 2:39pm Receive Emergency and Other Community Alerts via Email, Text and Phone The City of Cambridge is excited to announce the launch of the Cambridge Alert Network, a new and improved notification system aimed at sharing information with community members in an effective and timely manner via phone, text and email. The Cambridge Alert Network currently consists of three services: CodeRED, CitizenObserver and Cambridge E-Line. CodeRED is an emergency notification system that allows the City to send emergency notifications to subscribers via email, text and phone calls. Cambridge land lines will automatically receive emergency notifications by phone, but all are encouraged to sign up with their cell phone number and email addresses as well. This service will be used in the event of emergencies affecting the City, such as snow emergencies, evacuations, large-scale water outages or other significant service disruptions. CitizenObserver is used by the Cambridge Police Department to send email and text alerts relating to crime. All are encouraged to subscribe to receive neighborhood–specific alerts about emerging crime patterns, announcements about neighborhood meetings and crime-... read more