Items tagged: cgtv

Immigrant Welcome Awards Celebration Airing on CGTV

CGTV and UPTV (Urbana) co-produced a video of the 5th Annual Welcome Awards Ceremony & Celebration that was held on September 22, at the Urbana Free Library.  The video highlights recipients who have exemplified excellence in leadership and community impact in supporting our local immigrants.  Entertainment was provided by Ballet Folklorico Mitotiani. There are many […]


CGTV Televises Four Candidate Forums

During September and October, Champaign Government Television (CGTV) produced live coverage of four candidate forums which were held in Council Chambers and telecast on CGTV. The forums are replayed regularly on CGTV and are also available for on-demand viewing at champaignil.gov/cgtv. 9/14/18 Candidate Forum: Champaign County Sheriff, Clerk, and Auditor 9/21/18 Candidate Forum: Champaign County […]


Catch a New Episode of Champaign Connection

A new and exciting episode of Champaign Connection started airing on CGTV and streaming online on August 1. On episode 64, we devoted two segments of the show to discuss both the Use of Force Review Committee and the Citizen Review Subcommittee. We get an in-depth look into how both groups were initiated, their purpose, […]


New Episode of Champaign Connection

On the latest of episode of Champaign Connection: After enduring more than 100 cold days in January (ok, it just seemed like January would never end) summer is finally here which means construction season is in full swing.  City Engineer Dave Clark shares the latest updates about MCORE, Downtown construction, and various road and sidewalk […]


City Serves as Judging Site For National Video Competition

Each year, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) hosts the Government Programming Awards (GPA) and judges the video production work of the best public, education, and government access channels in the nation. To handle the large volume of competition entries, NATOA seeks help from its member organizations to serve as judging sites for this prestigious competition.  The City of […]


Watch Champaign Connection Episode #62 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 Broadband channel 5, and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV from April 1, through May 31. It is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel. On episode 62:   […]


Champaign Fire Department 2017 Year In Review

Champaign Fire Department 2017 Year In Review The Champaign Fire Department along with CGTV staff produced a short video called, 2017 Year in Review. The video shows highlights of the fire department’s work, training, and accomplishments from last year. Watch the video here champaignfire.com. Champaign Fire Department – Here to Serve You! & CGTV – Keeping […]


Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November

Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November On this episode of Champaign Connection, it’s that time of year again! The fall yard waste collection season is upon us. Learn what to do with your fall yard waste and when Public Works will be in your neighborhood for pickup. Learn what to do with your […]


Now on CGTV: Improved Pedestrian Safety at Downtown Crosswalks

Recently, staff from CGTV and Public Works teamed up to produce the first in a series of short videos about the improved pedestrian crosswalks throughout the City of Champaign. The first video in the series takes us downtown to the intersections of S. Walnut St. and Logan St. where the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon traffic […]


City Video Earns Award of Distinction

As reported earlier this summer, the City-produced video Body Cameras: CPD’s New Tool to Protect and Serve was recognized as a finalist for a national award from the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA). On September 7, during 3CMA’s Annual Conference, the City was presented with an Award of Distinction (3rd place) in 3CMA’s prestigious Savvy […]