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Marketing for Artists

A Free Seminar and Reception

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

5:30 – 6:00 PM • light reception

6:00 – 7:30 PM • hands-on marketing seminar

 

Did you know that ConcordTV is a valuable resource to Concord area individuals, small business owners, and nonprofits in providing the training and equipment to help with marketing and promotion? Come to this free Marketing Seminar and Recption at the ConcordTV studio and discover how “Your Community Media Center” can help you promote your craftsmanship and creativity.

  • LEARN how to create and use video in marketing on social media platforms
  • DISCOVER how easy it is to become a television producer and create your own show
  • EXPERIENCE how to use video and editing equipment to create content distributed on Concord’s community channel and online
  • EXPLORE opportunities to create Public Service Announcements, nonprofit event information, and more
  • TOUR ConcordTV studio, meet our staff, and explore its use as a free marketing resource

To register: Call Doris or Jim at 603-226-8872 or email doris@concordtv.org

Introducing the “Dogs of Concord” Digital Shorts Project!

The dog days of summer are here! Introducing the new digital series “Dogs of Concord” featuring local canines large and small. Stay tuned for new episodes every “Woof Wednesday.” We’re PAWsitive you won’t regret it!

Special thanks to our underwriter, Sandy’s Pet Food Center of Concord.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and subscribe to us on YouTube for the latest “Dogs of Concord” and other videos.

Meet the 2017 Most Fascinating Individuals

As we approach our annual Concord On Air event, we are proud to announce 2017’s Most Fascinating Individuals!

Each of these MFIs, nominated by a member (or members) of the community, were selected from a group of outstanding 2017 candidates. You’ll be able to capture their stories during ConcordTV’s Concord On Air event, happening October 15th, 2017 from 12 – 8 PM.

Without further ado, 2017’s Most Fascinating Individuals are:

Betty Hoadley 

Taught for decades in the Concord School District and leader in the development of sports education and activities for all Concord area youth; passionate leader on the Concord School Board and beyond; Trustee of the State University System, and recently named the Friends of the Audi, 2017 Friend of The Year for her leadership in the Seat Restoration Project.

Her story featured during 7 to 8 pm time block

Joe Kasper 

Community leader and volunteer with several organizations: Goodlife Programs & Activities, Concord Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Greater Concord, Concord area Student Leadership (CASL), Capital Area Wellness Coalition, Lions Club; past area Governor Toastmasters International; Justice of the Peace and public speaker

His story featured during 5 to 6 pm time block

Steve Martin 

Production and Facilities Director at the Capitol Center for the Arts for 20 years; passionate about Concord’s historic buildings; respected by artists, rental clients, celebrities and stage crew of the theatre for his extensive theatrical and production expertise.

His story featured during 1 to 2 pm time block

Brooke Mills

Eighteen year old leader in founding the National Concussion Awareness Day in partnership with the Brain Injury Association of America; appointed by Governor Sununu to continuing serving on the Youth Legislative Advisory Panel; logged in 2,000 lifetime volunteer hours; 3rd runner up to Miss New Hampshire, April 2017; winner of the Miss NH Community Service Award.

Her story featured during 3 to 4 pm time block

Video Tech Tips


Creating video content from your smart device has never been easier! Hit record, share, and you’re done. BUT are your videos lacking professional quality?
Use these tips and you’ll be impressing your friends and family in no time!

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 1. During your recording keep your phone/tablet horizontal (landscape) not vertical (portrait)

 2. If you can’t afford a microphone try to shoot in a location with no background noise and move closer
to your subject.

 3. Avoid shaky video. Invest in a tripod or set your recording device on a sturdy object.

 4. Be aware of backgrounds. Make sure anything in the background appropriately represents what you want an audience to see.

 5. Use editing software such as iMovie or Adobe Clip to trim your video, add music, and/or text.

 6. Share! Most editing programs allow for easy uploading to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube
note: If creating a video specifically for Instagram there are other factors to keep in mind. We will address that in a future blog post

 7. If you’re still not getting the quality that you want, it might be time to look at more professional
gear. ConcordTV offers monthly video camera and editing classes that will help get you started.

Call us at 226-8872 to register for classes or to get more information.

 


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Annual Report 2015-16

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ConcordTV Annual Report 2015-16

We are proud to introduce this year’s annual report, a comprehensive look at everything happening at ConcordTV during the 2015-16 fiscal year. This report includes a message from our board chair and executive director, in addition to the recaps of our numerous activities and programs.

The theme is “The People’s Voice; the People’s Media”. We wish and hope that you will take time to look it over, and then give us a call and come by to visit if you’d like to re-connect.

2015-2016-annual-report

 

Concord TV Searches for 6 Most Fascinating Individuals

Concord Community TV is searching for the “2016 Most Fascinating Individuals”

Who can be considered fascinating? Think of an eclectic mix of captivating people from the greater Concord area who are prominent names (or work quietly behind the scenes) in the fields of politics, entertainment, sports, economic development, popular culture, philanthropy, civic pride, entertainment and beyond.

Nominations may be submitted by downloading the 2016 most fascinating nomination form and sending it to: ConcordTV, 170 Warren Street, Concord, NH 03301,
or emailing to: doris@yourconcordtv.org

DEADLINE is Friday, September 23rd. ConcordTV will contact those selected by Monday, October 3rd. They will be featured during ConcordTV’s 12 hour, live Telecast, Concord On Air, which will air on all three ConcordTV channels (22, 17 and 6), and streamed live on www.yourconcordtv.org from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Welcoming Melissa Sweatt to the ConcordTV Team


We’re thrilled to announce a new staff member of the ConcordTV staff, Melissa Sweatt. She’ll be taking over the scheduling for Channel 22 and you’ll likely see her around Concord on productions. Welcome, Melissa!

About Melissa

Working in the film and television industry has been a passion and dream of mine since I was 12­years ­old. I grew up in a small town north of Concord and was always writing stories, developing characters, creating plots, etc. but I always envisioned this stories as movies. As a graduate from The Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University, I have been able to pursue this dream to the best of my ability. I currently freelance for New Hampshire Public Television and Whitebridge Farm Productions. I also work part time for NH1 News, and am proud to be the newest edition to the ConcordTV family. In my spare time I enjoy writing screenplays, making my own short films, hanging out with friends, fishing, and lounging around the house with my cat and two dogs.


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6 Reasons to Create a PSA at ConcordTV


ConcordTV’s PSA Day is on September 14th and we want all Concord-area nonprofits to take advanced of the opportunity!

Wednesday, September 14th
Pick a 15-minute timeslot between 1 and 7pm
All PSAs will be taped in our studio
Come prepared with a script as well as your logo on a flashdrive

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 1. It’s FREE! That’s right, a completely free service for nonprofits.

 2. It only takes a 15 minute time commitment.

 3. PSAs are a great way to build public interest in your organization.

 4. The video you create will be great for your social media and website.

 5. We will air the PSAs on our Public Channel 22.

 6. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at our new studio.

Call us at 226-8872 and talk to Jim to reserve your 15 minute block in the studio to record your PSAs.

If you’re bringing a logo please check that it’s the highest resolution possible (150×150 would not be suitable, 1200×1200 would be).

 


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ConcordTV Community Awards

ConcordTV held its annual Annual Meeting and award presentation on June 28th. Many community members were recognized for their ongoing contributions to ConcordTV as producers, volunteers, and supporters.

Award Recipients


Award Name
Angel Award Norm Ballard
Tyson Award Gene Connolly
Business Partnership Awards David Sangiorgio, Tim Goodwin, Jon Bodell, Russ Aubertin, Abbey Dow, H.L. Turner Group
Government Partner Award Todd Fabian (Concord Public Library), Angelina Bossone (Concord General Services)
Youth Volunteer Service Award Dominic Scotti, Nick Skafidas
Eugene Rudolph Technical Award Mike Uffenbeck
Producer Support Award Dawn Drew
John J. Hickey Award Dan Chase
Producer Innovation Award Kari Inglis
Special Service Certificate Allwynne Fine
Outstanding Service Award Julia Freeman-Woolpert, David Murdo
Community Partnership Award Bektash Shriners
David Murdo Programming Excellence Award David Murdo