LTC News Anchor Needed

LTC is looking for a volunteer News Anchor to host “LTC News,” a bi-weekly news magazine program that is broadcast on LTC Channels 8 and 99, streamed on the Web and Roku, and posted on Youtube and Facebook. The successful candidate will have a pleasant and engaging manner while reading the news script from a…
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Music Video Wins Award

Congratulations to LTC’s Fall youth media program for producing the music video “Fresh Isaac” that won the award for Best Music Video in the 2019 ATown Teen Video Contest. The youth were teens from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell. They worked with LTC staffer Jose Negron over seven weeks to compose, write,…
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Expanded Closed Captioning of City Meetings

Lowell TeleMedia Center (LTC) has greatly expanded its closed captioning service. Previously only available for full City Council meetings, the new service will give Lowell’s hearing-impaired residents the opportunity to learn about the activities of all the City’s councils, boards, and committees. Rather than people far away listening to the meeting and typing captions in…
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LTC wins Mass Creator Award

The Mass Creator Awards Night was held in Boston on January 29. LTC is proud to announce that Caroline Gallagher’s terrific video promoting our production services was the winner in the Promotional category. Those of you who viewed it on our website or in last month’s newsletter know her work was well-deserving of the honor.  LTC was…
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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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