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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Recently posted by Susan

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
August 28, 2011 - 8:26am CCTV will be closed Sunday, August 28, due to Hurricane Irene. This means no drop in in computerCENTRAL, no equipment pick up and return, no editing, and no Belive programming. We will reopen Monday, August 29 at 2PM. We apologize for any inconvenience. read more
July 25, 2011 - 8:23pm It is hard to imagine - hard to believe - but we have actually opened our beautiful new facility at 438 Massachusetts Avenue. Thanks to everyone who has helped us along the way, thanks to all of you who have donated and just shared your excitement with us over the past few years. This is a photo of the new cablecast area, where Dr. Lawrence Ferrara doing the very first BeLive in the new facility! We are still unpacking and construction is not yet complete, so our hours of operation are trimmed just a bit: 4-9PM on Sundays, 2-9pm Monday through Thursday, and 2-6pm on Friday. We will let you know in the next week or two when to stop by for a tour, but if you need to edit, use computerCENTRAL or take out equipment, we are open for business! read more
July 23, 2011 - 9:53pm It's time to come back! We are going to try a good old soft opening today, Sunday, July 24 - if you are willing to try some things out, come and see the new space! · computerCENTRAL will be open from 4-5:30 PM (internet NOT guaranteed!) · BeLive programs will resume from 4-9 PM · The Edit Suites will be open · Equipment reservation and checkouts will resume On Monday, July 25 · Radio programs resume General Hours of Operation will be from 2PM until 9PM until further notice. Please be patient as we get up and running! We are looking forward to seeing YOU at the new CCTV - 438 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square! read more
June 30, 2011 - 3:47pm (photo by Tim Plenk) As of July 6th, we will be out of our old home, but due to construction delays, not yet ready for YOU in our new home at 438 Massachusetts Avenue! Please note the new schedule that follows, but call 617-661-6900 or check the website before coming by. Sunday, July 24, 4PM · BeLive programs resume · computerCENTRAL reopens · Edit suites open · Equipment checkout resumes Monday, July 25, 10 AM · Radio programs resume read more