QATV News

The Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region has announced that Quincy Access Television won 4 awards in the recent 2018 Nor' Easter Video Festival.  The entries, from programs that first aired in 2017, were produced by the staff of QATV and student-interns from the Quincy High School TV Production program.

QATV was awarded Overall Excellence in the $751K+ budget category.  Overall Excellence is awarded to the station that best shows the effectiveness of the center’s Public, Educational, and/or Government programming efforts, diversity of programs produced, and value to the community served over the course of the year.

"Quincy in Focus", QATV's monthly news magazine program, took home 2nd Place in the News & Magazine Format category.  Quincy in Focus has aired on QATV since 2005, highlighting events and happenings throughout Quincy from the previous month.

QATV was also awarded 3rd Place in the Municipal/Government Programming category for its entry "Dog Days of Summer", co-produced by the Quincy Recreation Department.  Dog Days provided information about the 2017 summer workshops and clinics offered by the Quincy Recreation Department.

Quincy High School students Teresa McMillen, Nicole Salvatore, Daniel Driscoll took home the 3rd Place award in the Student Programming category for "Rain or Shine" , a PSA about the inner workings of the MWRA.  The students, part of the QHS Television Production program taught by John Green, completed the project while interning at QATV.

All awards will be presented at the 2018 Nor'easter Awards Ceremony to be held on October 13th at the ACM Northeast Region Conference in Schenectady, New York.

A community meeting held on August 14, 2018 to discuss plans surrounding the opening of the Quincy Adams MBTA Station Independence Ave gate.

 

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell provides a summer update.

Quincy Access Television Channel 8 covered the recent graduation ceremonies of each high school. The following are the days and times when you can tune in to Channel 8, and enjoy another look at the 2018 graduation ceremonies.

Quincy High School:
LIVE: Monday, June 11th, 6pm
Replays:
Monday, June 11th, 9pm
Wednesday, June 13th, 7pm
Friday, June 15th, 6pm
Saturday, June 16th, 12pm
Sunday, June 17th, 6pm
Monday, June 18th, 8pm
Thursday, June 21st, 6pm
Saturday, June 23rd, 8:30pm
Sunday, June 24th, 1pm

North Quincy High School:
LIVE: Tuesday, June 12th, 6pm
Replays:
Tuesday, June 12th, 9pm
Thursday, June 14th, 7pm
Friday, June 15th, 8pm
Saturday, June 16th, 2pm
Sunday, June 17th, 8pm
Wednesday, June 20th, 7pm
Thursday, June 21st, 8pm
Saturday, June 23rd, 6:30pm
Sunday, June 24th, 3pm

The 2018 Quincy and North Quincy gradution cermonies can be seen live on QATV-8 beginning at 6pm on Monday, June 11th (Quincy) and Tuesday, June 12th (North Quincy).

A replay of each graduation will be shown at 9pm on the day of ceremony.  Additional replays will be announced on QATV.org on June 11th.

For more information about QATV's graduation coverage, please cal 617-376-1440.

Watch QATV-8 for live coverage of the 67th annual Quincy Flag Day Parade on Saturday, June 16th beginning at 7:15pm.  QATV's Bette Campbell and Joe Catalano will anchor coverage of the nation's oldest Flag Day Parade from QATV's vantage point outside Adams Field.

QATV will replay the parade, including the patriotic ceremony and fireworks display, the following week.  For more information, please call 617-376-1440.

Tom Clasby, Director of the Quincy Council on Aging, talks about a presentation for Seniors to be held on June 15th at the Kennedy Center.

Information regarding the 2018 Quincy Senior Olympics, to be held May 14th - May 24th.

Cleaner Greener Quincy will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon throughout the City.  The Mayor's appreciation BBQ will begin at 12:30pm at Pageant Field.

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell provides information about a computer seminar on Land Record research to be held on May 16th.

The Quincy DPW has announced its Spring Street Sweeping schedule.

Did you know you QATV offers 2 podcasts to help keep you up to date on the latest news and happenings in Quincy?  Did you know you can listen via iTunes, Google Play or on the web?  Did you know its all commerical free?  Well now you do!

Subscribe to the AM Quincy podcast for the latest interviews from QATV's daily morning show.

You can also get caught up quickly on the latest Quincy news by subscribing to the QATV News Updates podcast.

 

For more information about these podcasts, visit www.qatv.org/podcasts.

The City of Quincy will hold a Winter Festival on Presidents Day, Monday, February 19th at the United First Parish Church in Quincy Center.

Ruth Jones of the Quincy Health Department provides details for the Spring Rabies Clinic to be held on April 7th.

QATV will hold "Orientation to TV" sessions on Tuesday, February 27th at 6:30pm and Wednesday, February 28th at 6:30pm for citizens of Quincy who are interested in producing a show or volunteering on a show produced at QATV.

This one-hour session will get you started on the road to producing your own TV show, volunteering on other productions, learning how to use a camcorder, video editing software and other aspects of TV production! Come learn about public access television and why community producers let the citizens of Quincy "see the difference!"

A Studio Production course will begin on Tuesday, March 6th and be held Tuesdays through April.  Portable Production will begin on Wednesday, March 7th and be held Wednesdays through April.

For more information, or to register for one of the orientation sessions, please call 617-376-1440.

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