Category Archives: Blog

Mass Memories Road Show

It's almost time to help be a part of Wilmington history. Next Saturday, September 30th, the Mass Memories Road Show is coming to town and YOU'RE  invited to participate. This project is organized by archivists at UMass Boston, who are working to create a digital archive of every community in Massachusetts. They are seeking pictures…
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Introducing Content Blocks

WCTV is introducing “content blocks”, designed to help you find the freshest programs on our channels.  These designated times will be a way for viewers to click over to see “what’s new in Wilmington”.  Of course, our three channels air programs 24 hours a day.  But we hope these blocks will be a good tool…
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Back to School

Wilmington students are back to school, and WCTV is ready to showcase their talents. We kicked off the season with something new: player interviews to preview the fall sports season at Wilmington High School.  Click below to hear from stand-outs on the soccer, football, volleyball, golf, field hockey and cross country teams. https://objects-us-west-1.dream.io/wilmington/0/9/0/a/3/d/090a3d30-dd87-421b-9b53-f72f3a2b687f1504215529.810%2B8998228.854%40castus4-wilmington%2B15042162621504215898236862.vod.720p.Wildcat%20Sports_%20Fall%202017%20Player%20Interviews.mp4   Speaking…
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Mark Ryan Steps Into The World of Podcasting

This week's blog is from Scott Kurland, who, along with Lisa Kapala, has been working with Mark on Podcasting for the past couple of months. Mark Ryan is a renaissance man around town. He serves on the Board of Commissioners at the Buzzell Senior Center, he's a volunteer here at WCTV, and he's an accomplished…
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Summer Workshop Recap

Last week, WCTV wrapped up the fourth and final week of our summer youth workshops.  Forty kids participated this summer, learning video techniques and putting together short films, PSAs and game shows.  We asked them to tell us what they liked most about the program.  Here are the responses we got: I like being around…
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Farmers Market & Eclipse

WCTV will be set up at the Farmers Market this weekend (Swain Green: 10A-1P on Sunday).  Please stop by our booth if you have any questions about our organization or want to know how to get involved. We’ll be passing out flyers for upcoming events, including a number of workshops and meet-ups coming up in…
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More Survey Data

Last month, I wrote about highlights from the poll we conducted of Wilmington residents in the spring.  It touched on DVR, HD and how often people are watching WCTV. This week, I'm going to reveal more of the results, which will help guide our mission going forward. The survey laid out nearly a dozen programming…
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Media Meet-Ups & Workshops

Think you might be interested in community media but don't know where to start?  Have a vague idea of who we are but want to learn more? Last month, WCTV held its first "Media Meet-Up" at our station.  These sessions are designed to be informal discussions on a specific topic, but can tangent off into…
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Survey Says…

Back in the spring, WCTV conducted a survey of the community to assess where we stand and how people are watching television.  Over the next month or so, I'm going to share some of what we found. The information will help shape future decisions and strategies. First of all, thanks for the amazing response!  More…
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Community Media Conference 2017

Virtual reality. Podcasting. Even public art shows. There are all sorts of different ideas on what the future of community media may look like. I've just returned from Minneapolis, which played host to this year's Alliance for Community Media annual conference.  The gathering brings together hundreds of people from dozens of community media stations, from…
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