QATV News

Quincy Access Television will hold its annual Fall Open House on Saturday, September 7th from 10am-2pm at its studio located at 88 Washington Street in Quincy Center (next to the main branch of the Thomas Crane Public Library).

Visitors will be able to tour the facilities, meet the staff, interact with current producers, watch live programming from QATV's Studio A and learn more about becoming a member.

Visitors may also register for an "Orientation to TV" class, the first step in becoming a member of QATV.  Orientation sessions will be held on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30pm and Thursday, September 12th at 6:30pm.  Classes in studio production, field production and more will begin the week of September 15th.

If you have ever thought about producing your own TV show or have an interest in volunteering, the QATV Fall Open House is the perfect opportunity to learn more!

For more information, please call 617-376-1440. See you on September 7th!

Beginning July 1st, summer business hours will take effect at Quincy Access Television.  Hours of operation are:

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

QATV's summer business hours last until Tuesday, September 3rd when regular business hours will resume.

For more information, please call 617-376-1440.

The Alliance for Community Meida Northeast Region (ACM-NE) has announced the winners of its 15th Annual Video Festival...and two awards were won by QATV programs!  "Eye on Quincy," produced by the Mayor's Asian-American Advisory Committee, took home 1st Place in the Diversity Empowerment, Non-Professional category while QATV's coverage of the 2012 Thanksgiving Day Football game won 2nd Place in the Sports Programming, Professional category.

The awards will be presented at the ACM-NE "The Stars Are Out" reception on April 15th at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen, MA.  For more information about the ACM-NE, visit their website: www.acm-ne.org.

Congratulations to the crews of both shows!

Do you have a cute cat, a pretty puppy or maybe a gorgeous guinea pig?  If so, submit a favorite photo of your pet to be QATV's Pet Pic of the Week!

E-Mail your photo (jpg format only) to qatv@qatv.org or send a photo to QATV Pet Pic of the Week, 88 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169 then tell your friends that your pet is the Pic of the Week!

Visit our Pet Pic of the Week page to see some of Quincy's "rising stars!"

QATV Pet Pic of the Week - ReggieQATV Pet Pic of the Week - AcreQATV Pet Pic of the Week - Euri

Do you have a quote that you'd like to share with the City of Quincy?  Maybe its inspirational, funny, or just so random that others must know about it.  Share it via the QATV Quote of the Day!  Each day, QATV shares a quote with the residents of Quincy on the QATV-8 Bulletin Board.  Quotes have come from from politicians, comedians, philosophers, athletes, and more.  Now we are asking for you to submit a quote(s) from your favorite politician, athlete or other figure.

Submit the quote using the Quote of the Day form on the QATV website.  Quotes must be fewer than 200 characters due to space constrictions of the bulletin board.  Once submitted, you will be notified of the date your quote can be seen on the QATV-8 Bulletin Board.

Would you like the City of Quincy to know its your best friend's birthday?  How about telling everyone its your parents 50th wedding anniversary?  Now you can on AM Quincy with Joe Catalano!

AM Quincy, QATV's daily audio program, features all the news, weather, and traffic updates you need when waking up each morning from 6am to 10am.  Now you can also announce a special birthday or anniversary just by letting us know!  Tell Joe about the special day and a little bit about the person or couple.

Get your announcement on the air by contacting QATV (select category "AM Quincy Brithday/Anniversary Announcement") or send a letter to:

AM Quincy Birthday/Anniversary Announcement
c/o Quincy Access Television
88 Washington Street
Quincy, MA 02169

And don't forget, be sure to listen to AM Quincy on the "big day"!

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