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Aliens Put Summer Video Camps in Jeopardy – The CTV Files

It’s that time of year… Summer Video Camps are about to kick off, making for tons of filmmaking fun for Concord-area youth! But when Station Manager Josh Hardy goes missing, it seems someone, or something, has different plans. Luckily, CTV Special Agents Sweatty and Scarelli are on the case. Will they solve the mystery of Josh’s disappearance, and get everybody’s favorite camp counselor back in time? Find out in “The Camp Is Out There – A ConcordTV Parody”

Special thanks to our friends at the New Hampshire Film Office, the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, and the Concord Parks and Recreation Department in helping us on this project! And we look forward to seeing all of our campers!

CHS Graduation 2018

Concord High School’s Class of 2018 received their well-earned diplomas on June 16, 2018. ConcordTV, which has its studio in the high school, and thus feels a strong connection with all of its students, was honored once again to have covered the graduation ceremony held at Memorial Field.

 

Graduation will also play on Channels 6 and 22 throughout the summer. Looking to grab your own keepsake copy of the ceremony? DVDs are available for $25.00. Give us a call at 603-226-8872 to order.

ConcordTV at Market Days

Concord sure does know how to throw a summer festival! With food, fun, and music galore, Intown Concord’s 2018 edition of the Market Days Festival had downtown hopping June 21st – 23rd.

Whether you missed out on some of the great entertainment or want to relive some of your favorite acts, ConcordTV was there throughout much of the event. Check out our playlist on YouTube… We’ll be updating it throughout the summer with video snapshots of all of the great times had!

ConcordTV’s Most Fascinating 2018

NOTE: Nominations for 2018 are closed. Thank you to all those who submitted recommendations!

Concord TV Is Looking for Fascinating People, Businesses, and Organizations!

Who Would You Recommend?

ConcordTV’s live annual telecast CONCORD ON AIR is scheduled for Sunday, October 28th, this year – it’s one of our most exciting annual events; a live telecast about the community where the stars are the city of Concord and its citizens. The program will be the kick-off of ConcordTV’s 20th year as a media resource for the community!

A special feature of the telecast is our spotlight on Concord’s “Most Fascinating Individuals” of the past year. This year, we’re starting the selection process a bit sooner, allowing more time to capture these amazing folks and their stories on video so everyone can appreciate their important contributions to our lives.

Here’s where YOU come in: we’ve selected six community categories and we’d like you to recommend individuals in those categories for ConcordTV to consider for the honors.

Click here to download the nomination form!

(Please feel free to recommend more than one per community category or leave any line blank.)

Most Fascinating Individuals of 2018 Criteria:

1. Must be active in the Concord Community.

2. Must not be a staff or board member of ConcordTV.

Public Notice – Live Budget Presentation

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Concord Community TV Live Budget Presentation for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 and open Board Meeting on Monday, May 14 at 7:00  p.m. to be televised on Concord’s cable TV channels 22 and 6. Please note Channel 17 will carry the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at that time. Public welcome to attend. Concord Community TV will hold the presentation at its location in Concord High School, entrance D.

Traffic Changes for ConcordTV Visitors

Starting Monday, April 16, 2018 the city will will begin work on the 2018 Water Main Replacement and City Pavement Projects in the area surrounding ConcordTV’s home, Concord High School. While this project will improve the city’s infrastructure, it will have a significant impact on those visiting our office and studios.

Here is some important information you should know:

Road Closures Effective April 12th – May 18th:

• Warren Street will be closed.
• Westbourne Road will become One Way Only (traffic flow will move toward School Street)

With Warren Street closed, visitors to the studio should use the temporary Pleasant Street entrance to the CHS Parking Lot, as seen in the map below.

CHS Area - Temp Traffic Patterns 20180313

A full map of the construction area can be found by clicking here.

A listing of all roads affected, and anticipated schedule, can be found by clicking here.

If coming to the studio and have any questions as to how the project is affecting accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact us at 603-226-8872.

A public meeting on the project was held on March 21st:

Matt Cashman, Concord School District Director of Facilities and Planning, quick overview of changes for students and parents:

Happy Holidays from ConcordTV and Our Friends from Across the City!

It’s one of our favorite, and busiest, times of the year here at ConcordTV. With celebrations aplenty from Main Street to Penacook, and friends old and new visiting the studio to send greetings to all, we just love the holiday season! And we’re filming as much of the fun as we can.

Of course, no holiday season is complete without a greeting from the staff here at ConcordTV. This year, we enlisted the help of friends from Red River Theatres, Intown Concord, the Concord Library, Concord Parks and Recreation, and more in putting together “It’s a Wonderful Station!”, our take on “It’s a Wonderful Life.” After Mike loses all of the stations money to greedy Mr. Potter, Josh wishes that he’d never become ConcordTV Station Manager. Can Emmett convince Josh otherwise, and earn himself a snazzy pair of running shoes in the process? Watch and find out!

Other organizations from across the city got in on the holiday greeting fun. Whether involving simple best wishes, talking moose, or takes on “Miracle on 34th Street” (kudos to City Hall on that one!), check out our playlist featuring many of your Concord friends.

Concord likes trees. So much so, that city had TWO Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies, on City Plaza and in Pencook. We were at both, so if you missed them, be sure to take a look.


For a lot of us, the holidays are about finding that perfect gift. And as the annual Midnight Merriment festivities remind us, one of the best places to find those gifts is our very own Main Street. If you need some shopping inspiration, look no further.

And as we approach the end of this post, and the end of this year, we want to thank all of you for being part of our extended ConcordTV family. We honored to be a part of this community, and can’t wait to share even more about what makes it so great in 2018! Happy holidays from all of us at ConcordTV!

ConcordTV Social Media Workshops

Sign Up Now for ConcordTV Social Media Workshops!

 

Social Media Foundations

 

Facebook, Instagram, YouTube: three of the platforms every artist, business, or nonprofit should understand in order to share their message and grow their audience. This workshop covers the basics of these three social media platforms, where you’ll learn functionality, optimization and how to make social media part of your routine, without feeling overwhelmed.

Friday, December 1st * 8:30 am to 12:00 noon * $25.
 

Telling Your Story through Video Marketing

 

Everyone has a story to tell about themselves, their business, their band. But how do you stand out in the multitude of social media platforms and endless video content begging for the attention of their audience? This workshop, while covering the technical aspects of recording / editing video, dives into the concept of telling your story with authenticity and clarity.

Friday, January 26th * 8:30 am to 4:00 pm * $75
Lunch provided

 

Special Offer
Sign up by November 30th for both workshops and SAVE $25.00!
Both Workshops for $75.
Deadline for this special offer: November 30th
To register, please contact Jim or Doris at ConcordTV
(603) 226-8872 or email: doris@yourconcordtv.org

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ConcordTV Consulting Services

 

Want more one-on-one, in-depth training about the multimedia topic (social media, video, website, audio recording, Photoshop)? We offer 90 minute appointments that are scheduled with an individual staff member. Call us today (603-226-8872) to set up a time to come in!

(Personal Consultation fee: $50)

2017 Concord Election Coverage!

We’re providing live coverage of the election and its results from 7 PM until the results are in on November 7th, both on the air and online:

Every year, on the first Tuesday in November, Americans have their chance to set the direction of the country. 2017 is no different. While the elections being held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, may not generally be for state and national offices, we at ConcordTV believe voting for local offices is just as, if not more, important. The decisions made by the leaders we elect at the local level can often have a more immediate, direct, and lasting effect for the citizens of the cities they head. And the ideas, good or bad, generated within city halls, council chambers, and school district buildings have a habit of percolating up to state and national interest.

With that in mind, ConcordTV wants you to vote on November 7th, and we want you to do so being as informed as possible! We offered 15 minutes of studio time to all of the Concord’s Mayoral, City Councilor, and School Board candidates. 19 candidates were able to make it in and share a message with the voters of Concord. We were also able to capture three forums, sponsored by the Concord Monitor and held at Concord High School, where candidates in attendance discussed the variety of issues facing Concord now and in the years ahead.

All of this content can be found playing regularly on our channels (6, 17, and 22 on Comcast), and also can be found on demand on our YouTube channel in our “Meet Your Candidates 2017” playlist:

So please, take the time to learn about your local candidates. And remember, on November 7th, get out and vote!