Featured Production Gallery

Jul 27, 2016 On July 21, 2016, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) hosted a debate between the 2 candidates for 26th Middlesex Representative district, incumbent Timothy Toomey and challenger Mike Connolly. The debate was produced and hosted by Joe Lynch, producer of Greater Somerville. Panelists included Donald Norton, publisher and editor in chief of the... more
Jul 27, 2016 On July 21, 2016, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) hosted a debate between the 2 candidates for the 2nd Middlesex Senate District, incumbent Patricia Jehlen and challenger Leland Cheung. The debate was produced and hosted by Joe Lynch, producer of Greater Somerville. Panelists included Donald Norton, publisher and editor in chief of the... more
Jul 9, 2016 Host Anne Schweiger interviews Saul Tannenbaum, concerned resident, activist, blogger, and member of the Cambridge Broadband Task Force, about the need for municipal broadband in Cambridge. more
Jun 30, 2016 This episode kicks off a series of shows that will feature . We hear so much about gender inequality in wages, in management, even in government leadership. So today is a special day because here to kick off our new series on women in leadership positions in Massachusetts government. Treasurer and Receiver general of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Deborah Goldberg was elected in 2014 and came... more
Jun 30, 2016 This episode focuses on a topic that seems to provoke a lot of opinion either for or against: charter schools and their future in the Bay State. School may out each summer, but the debate around charter schools never seems to take a vacation. It’s a topic for all seasons. Host Barbara Anthony discusses charter schools with Jamie Gass, the Director of the Center for School Reform at the Pioneer... more
Jun 23, 2016 Host Anne Schweiger facilitates a discussion about the pros and cons of building a municipal broadband system for Cambridge. The guests include Dave Talbot, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and two members of the City's Broadband Task Force, Ben Compaine, a teacher in the entrepreneurship and innovation group at Northeastern University. and Ming-Tai... more
May 27, 2016 CCTV’s Back Lot BBQ is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2016! The BBQ will feature food grilled by local chefs, live music by Zili Misik, a silent auction, and the presentation of the Leading Role Award to City Manager Richard Rossi. It all happens in CCTV's back lot at 5:30 pm at 438 Massachusetts Avenue (entrance on Green Street between Brookline Street and Sidney Street). As always, all... more
May 27, 2016 You are invited to a screening of films produced by teens in CCTV's Youth Media Program. Prior to the start of the screening, teens will host a reception in the Karen Aqua Gallery, where their photography will be on exhibit through June 22. 6 pm- 6:30 pm: Reception in the Gallery 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm: Screening of Youth Films more
May 12, 2016 Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV that seeks to teach individuals over 50 how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired with Google employees for one-to-one training. The trainings are designed to teach participants Internet skills according to their interest and experience. Participants can learn things like how to search the world wide web, send and... more
Apr 27, 2016 Con artists trying to steal our money? From the snake oil salesmen of covered wagon days to the sophisticated internet and telephone scams of today – the deal is the same - the conmen win and we lose – but it doesn’t have to be that way – we do not have to be victims of internet or boiler room scams. Experts in cyberspace, financial services and law enforcement talk about the problem and some... more
Apr 26, 2016 The May 2016 edition of the Cambridge Calendar features Melissa Honig and the Watch City Steampunk Festival on May 7, 2016, 10AM-5PM, in Waltham, MA. Rob Halpin also join us to talk about the new Fast & Furriest 5K walk and run event taking place on May 22, 2016, at Assembly Row in Somerville, MA. We know all about White-Nose Syndrome in bats, and the History of German Brewing - f you want... more
Apr 20, 2016 This one-on-one session, which was part of MIT's CityDays & Together in Service initiative, paired an MIT volunteer with a senior to help them get the most out of their technological device. A dozen seniors were served by capable and engaged MIT students. The MIT mascot even came to visit! CityDays is a series of one-day volunteer opportunities for all members of the MIT community. The... more
Apr 8, 2016 It's more important than ever to develop awareness about your organization online, but where do you start? One of the most powerful tools available to you as a nonprofit is Twitter. In this course, you will learn how to successfully spread your message, engage your target audience, and create a strong online presence for your organization. To register, contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@... more
Mar 29, 2016 This episode focuses on what has come to be called “the Opioid Crisis.” In Massachusetts and indeed across the country there has been a dramatic spike in the numbers of deaths caused by drug and heroin overdoses, especially among young people. The guests from the Cambridge Health Alliance are Kathy Betts, who is the Director of Community Health Improvement; and Dr. Mark Albanese, Director of... more
Mar 28, 2016 In this episode, host Anne Schweiger interviews Dan Noyes and Theodora Higginson, Co-Directors of Tech Goes Home, a nonprofit that provides laptops and training. Through a grant from Google, Tech Goes Home is expanding into Cambridge. more
Mar 20, 2016 Fall & Winter 2015 - 2016 Video Projects Screening - Work Created in CCTV’s Media Training Program THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016 7:00PM - 8:30PM CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY TELEVISION 438 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139 Come see some of the amazing work being produced by emerging filmmakers and video artists right in your own community on Thursday, March 24th. Featured will be new video... more
Mar 15, 2016 CCTV's Annual Meeting is a great time to see old friends and make new ones. This year, we will solicit feedback from CCTV members on CCTV's future: what do you think our priorities should be for the next few years? CCTV will be surveying members, Board, staff and outside thought leaders to help guide us forward. Also, there will be awards, voting for Board members, and FOOD! We hope you can join... more
Mar 3, 2016 Check out the most recent episode of Whole Food's Market's monthly series, "Fresh Ideas from Whole Foods Market." This episode features Prospect Street Seafood Team Leader & Chef Greg DiGiovanni. more
Feb 26, 2016 Check out the third episode of Whole Food's Market's monthly series, "Fresh Ideas from Whole Foods Market." In this episode, Pat MacDonald and Erik Garbowski, Team Leaders from the River Street store, will discuss recipes to fuel fitness workouts, and how to select lean meats for quick pre- and post-workout meals. Fresh Ideas from Whole Foods Market airs the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30... more
Feb 24, 2016 Cambridge Broadband Matters is a CCTV series that explores the relationship among people, public institutions, non-profit organizations, businesses, and broadband in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This series serves as an educational and community engagement companion to broadband planning and action already underway in Cambridge. This episode features Pat McCormick and Robin Chase. Pat is a former... more
Feb 1, 2016 New Edit-Help Sessions at CCTV This week CCTV officially launches its new “Edit-Help” sessions. These will be offered as one-on-one single-hour sessions with the “Production Training Mentor”, a skilled intern who is interested in video production as well as community education. A production contract is required and sessions will be coordinated through CCTV Community Media Training Coordinator... more