Featured Production Gallery

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
Feb 1, 2016 We are proud to announce that CCTV Youth Media Program participants Sam Brill-Weil, Yanka Petri, Ann Pierre, and Zohar Propp-Hurwitz will receive 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! The regional competition received more than 15,000 entries in Art, and about 2,500 writing entries. Work was judged by 3 criteria: originality, technical skill, and personal vision. A complete list of winners... more
Jan 29, 2016 An interview with Wilnert Guillame about his experience with homelessness. Produced by Anne Pierre for the School Year Production Program Fall 2015. more
Jan 28, 2016 An interview with Amy Mertl of Lesley University about the warmer than usual December of 2015. Produced by Josue Cardoza, Anderson Guichette and Odai Nakawa for the School Year Production Program Fall 2015. more
Jan 12, 2016 Seth Myer presents the first episode in his new series Changing Cambridge, which profiles small local businesses as they deal with the rapidly changing economic landscape. This first installment pays a visit to University Stationery on Mass Ave. in Central Square. more
Jan 11, 2016 All workshops are sponsored by the City of Cambridge's Community Development Department and will be held at the CCTV Computer Lab, 438 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139. All workshops are free for Cambridge residents and business owners. Non-eligible participants may pay $10 per workshop upon attendance. Social Media workshops presented by Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). To pre-... more
Jan 4, 2016 The staff of CCTV wishes you a happy, healthy, and productive new year. We have a wide array of exciting events planned for 2016 including: January 6- Whole Foods Market 5% Day- All DayShop at Cambridge and Somerville Whole Foods locations; they will be donating 5% of their net profits to CCTV's Youth Media Program on that day! January 14- Open House- 6:30pm New and prospective members can... more
Dec 28, 2015 On Wednesday, January 6, Whole Foods Market's Fresh Pond, Prospect Street, River Street and Somerville stores will be donating 5% of their net sales to Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). Several times a year, Whole Foods locations hold Community Giving Days, also known as “5% Days,” where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization.... more
Dec 23, 2015 (As you sit by the fire this Christmas Eve and -Day, tune in to CCTV for some spunky Holiday Specials the whole family will enjoy.)When Christmas is over, the CCTV holiday celebrations go on: A Kwanzaa Celebration from children in the 2008 King Community School sing, chant, dance, and play African drums for this short Kwanzaa celebration performance. On Saturday 12/26 Channel 9 at midnight,... more