Items tagged: cgtv

CGTV Staff Presents at NATOA Conference

Multimedia Producer Brian Paris was an expert panelist during a session on September 22, 2021, at the annual NATOA conference (National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors), which was held virtually this year. The seminar was titled “Ask an Expert: Tearing Down Barriers to OTT.” OTT stands for “over-the-top” and refers to streaming video content […]


City-Produced Video “Cannabis Questions 2020” Earns National Award

The City-produced video “Cannabis Questions 2020” received an Award of Distinction (4th place) in the 2020 Government Programming Awards sponsored by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). The video was recognized by the judges in the Public Education category for channels with an operating budget under $250,000.  The video was a collaborative […]


City Launches New Video Magazine Show – Champaign Spotlight

On February 28, 2020, the City’s new video magazine show – Champaign Spotlight – started airing on CGTV.  This show features a new host (Alison Davis Wood) and replaces the award-winning Champaign Connection which the City had produced since 2008. Each episode of the new show will put the spotlight on the people, programs, and […]


Community Coalition Meetings Now on CGTV

The City’s Communications Division and Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights recently worked together to begin televising the Champaign County Community Coalition meetings. These popular meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at the Champaign Holiday Inn and are open to the public. Staff from the Communications Division began recording the meetings […]


Edward M. Hoffman Pinning and Awards Ceremony Now Available on CGTV and Online

The Champaign Fire Department held the Fifth Annual Edward M. Hoffman Pinning and Awards Ceremony on November 18, 2019. Every year the Fire Department holds a ceremony to celebrate the heroes, promotions and great work being done in the community. City staff recorded the event which is now airing on CGTV and is also available […]


CGTV Earns 16th National Video Award

At the 34th Annual Government Programming Awards held on September 26, 2019, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) bestowed an Award of Honor (4th place) to the City for its televised coverage of Champaign City Council meetings. This represents the 16th national award that CGTV has received since 2005.  CGTV Online has […]


Local Candidate Forums Telecast on CGTV

On February 27 and 28, 2019, the League of Women Voters of Champaign County, the NAACP-Champaign County, and The News-Gazette sponsored two candidate forums which were telecast live on CGTV and live streamed on CGTV Online. The February 27 forum featured candidates for Urbana School Board, Champaign School Board, and Parkland Community College Board. The February 28 […]


CGTV Online – Live Steaming and On-Demand

We’re Live!  As a reminder, Champaign Government Television (CGTV) is telecast live on local cable systems (Comcast, AT&T U-verse, i3 Broadband) and live streamed 24×7.  CGTV’s mobile-friendly website can be viewed on computers, tablets, and phones.  Check it out at champaignil.gov/live. We’re On-Demand Too!  City Council, Board, and Commission meetings, along with City-produced programming, are also available […]