Items tagged: communications division

2022 Immigrant Welcome Awards

On September 17, 2022, Welcoming Week culminated with the 9th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards which recognized the contributions of individuals and organizations that have created a welcoming atmosphere for immigrants in the Champaign-Urbana community. The Communications Division recorded the ceremony, including speeches from award winners and a cultural performance. The video plays regularly on CGTV […]


2022 Champaign Fire Department Pinning Ceremony

On June 30, 2022, the Communications Division worked with the Fire Department to record CFD’s 6th in-person Pinning Ceremony. A pinning ceremony is a special occasion which allows family and friends to share in either a promotion or being newly hired by the Fire Department. During this year’ event, 27 new or promoted firefighters were […]


Champaign Police Employee Awards and Memorial Ceremonies Now Available On-Demand

The City’s Communications Division recently produced coverage of two important Police Department ceremonies. The first was the Police Department Employee Awards Ceremony on May 18, 2022, held at the Champaign Police Department.  The second was the Champaign Police Memorial Ceremony on May 20, 2022, at West Side Park. Both videos were edited and began playing […]


CGTV Televises “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” Event

On February 3, 2020, Communications Division staff recorded the “Black Queens Rock: Unapologetically Black” speaking event held at Parkland College. The event was hosted by the Queens Group of Parkland College to empower and celebrate black women. It kicked off Parkland College’s month of events titled, “The Black Experience” to celebrate Black History Month. Keynote […]


City of Champaign Joins “Nextdoor”

Last week, the City of Champaign was approved for an agency account on the popular social media platform Nextdoor.  Nextdoor – a system that uses geographical areas to promote conversation between neighbors – has been increasingly used by Champaign residents, and currently has more than 5,200 members in the Champaign area.  The ability to communicate directly to targeted […]