LTC News: February 7, 2019

Alanna Flood, anchor. In this episode: HIV on the rise Civics for students 404 Festival at UML Winterfest preview Sunspot: Chris Scott interviews MCC Trustees Chair Jim Campbell This is episode 85. LTCNews is a bi-weekly broadcast of news and events happening around Lowell, MA and is a community service production of Lowell TeleMedia Center. ©…
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Expanding Live Meeting Coverage on LTC Channels

LTC will begin covering meetings in the Mayor’s Reception Room with three robotic cameras and a Livestream switcher. Meetings may go live from there on Channel 8 if another meeting is live on 99 from the City Council Chamber. The production team, led by Municipal Director Matt Nelson, includes Pamela DeBarros and Jose Negron.

SURPRISE! Lowell TeleMedia Center is the new name behind LTC.

LTC has changed its name to better align with its 21st century mission. Lowell Telecommunications Corporation is now LOWELL TELEMEDIA CENTER. Still called “LTC,” it operates three TV channels in Lowell, distributes on-line media, teaches media making skills, and provides state of the art media production equipment and facilities to residents of greater Lowell. You…
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Open House and Party!

LTC’s Open House and Party on January 25 was a celebration of a new year of community media in Lowell. Eighty people attended the event, including long-time producers and potential new members. Lots of program ideas were discussed and productions planned. Live music by the Boston band, The Cat-Lit Jazz Ensemble created a mellow mood.

Matt Nelson appointed Director of Municipal Programming

We are pleased to announce that current Municipal Producer Matt Nelson will move up to the position of Director of Municipal Programming. He will work with meeting producers Jose Negron and Pam DeBarros to cover the City Hall meetings and other community events, and produce municipal programs.

FCC Rules Threaten All PEG Channels

The current Federal Communications Commission is proposing new rules that would negate the intent of the Cable Communications Act of 1984 around cable franchise fees. The intent of the Act was to provide PEG access channels for public use with funding from the cable TV providers. The new rules proposed by the FCC would allow…
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LTC Annual Meeting and Award Ceremony

Thursday, November 15, 2018,  in the LTC Gallery.  All LTC members and friends were invited to the Annual Meeting that included a delicious pot luck dinner, reports from the Director and Board, a Raffle, and the highlight of the evening, the 2018 LTC Member Awards. The 2018 Award winners were: Lifetime Achievement: Nancy Pena, Colores Latinos…
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Underwriting LTC Programming

Visiting Angels, a senior non-medical home healthcare provider, is partnering with LTC to recruit caregivers while supporting LTC programming. As a Programming Underwriter, Visiting Angels gains visibility on all three LTC channels.  LTC uses its underwriting income to keep expanding its media services to Lowell. Along with its excellent elderly care, Visiting Angels eliminates the stress…
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Artist Reception, September 6, First Thursday

The LTC Gallery’s newest art exhibit, “All Around Us”-The Art of Diana Caron, is now up. After she retired, Diana was able to pursue her lifelong passion for art. Mentored by a local artist, she began seeing the world around her with “new eyes.” Her award-winning photorealistic work reflects that vision and is just beautiful!…
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Dinner in the Park with LTC

What a beautiful night it was! 80 supporters of LTC enjoyed a delicious dinner in Kerouac Park in Downtown Lowell! Dinner in the Park with LTC  featured dinner courses from some of Lowell’s tastiest restaurants including Warp and Weft, Koshari Mama, Purple Carrot Bread Company, Sizzling Kitchen, Lowell Burger Company and Sub Zero Ice Cream….
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