Policy Gallery

Mar 4, 2012
The City of Cambridge has issued a license to Comcast to provide cable services to the residents of Cambridge. The agreement requires that Comcast pay a franchise fee of 5% to the City for use of the public rights of way. Through an agreement with Cambridge Community Television, a portion of these revenues are given for the management of the public access channels. The attached documents are...
Jul 24, 2008
A. Equipment Insurance CCTV’s equipment and facility insurance covers Members’ liability for damage and theft. In the event that equipment is stolen or damaged while being used by a Member, and the insurance company agrees to honors the claim, the Access Member is responsible for the $250 deductible payment. CCTV will cover half of the $250 deductible for any user who elects to pay a $5 self-...
Jul 21, 2008
An Access Member wishing to produce a program using CCTV's resources for distribution on CCTV’s channels and website must first attend an Orientation, complete or “test out” (See Section Four ~ Certification further details) of the required training courses, and submit and have approved a Program Production Contract prior to his or her first reservation of facilities. Please allow up to 3...
Nov 17, 2011
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...
Jul 22, 2008
Members are responsible for the CCTV facilities and equipment signed out to them. This includes responsibility for the actions of guests, assistants, crew and others. CCTV is not responsible for agreements between Members and any other parties. A. Violations Of Policy In order for these policies to be effective and to keep CCTV operations running smoothly, a system has been instituted to...
Jul 21, 2008
By agreement with the City of Cambridge, the community cable channels are administered by CCTV. These channels are provided as a public forum for solely noncommercial speech and are therefore not subject to content regulation by CCTV, the City of Cambridge, or the cable operator. CCTV is content neutral and any content that is considered protected speech under the First Amendment of the US...
Nov 17, 2011
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...
Jul 22, 2008
Access Members wishing to reserve equipment must have an approved Production Contract on file with CCTV for each project. For a contract to be reviewed and approved, the Member must have completed or tested out of the required training courses on each facility or type of equipment, and must have fulfilled any other pre-requisites and obligations for previous Production Contracts. Three business...
Jul 17, 2008
A. Categories of Membership In order to participate in training classes and/or to use production resources, a person must become a CCTV Access Member. There are three types of Membership: 1. Access Membership Any Cambridge resident may become an Access Member. Access Members may: enroll in any of CCTV’s workshops (see the Training section of these policies) use CCTV’s video...
Jul 24, 2008
A. Media Sales In order to raise funds and for the convenience of Members, CCTV sells new media. CCTV does not guarantee that media is sold at a competitive rate, nor is CCTV responsible for defective media. B. Copies of Programs Members are permitted to use the Transfer Room to make 1 copy of their program for personal use at no charge. CCTV will make additional copies for a fee, or...
Jul 22, 2008
CCTV offers Members an extensive training program in multi-media production. A free Orientation session is required for Members prior to enrolling in any of CCTV classes. Class schedules are posted on the CCTV website, in the newsletter and on the scheduling calendar in the facility. Schedule brochures and special flyers are available at CCTV. Workshops are conducted on an on-going basis and new...