Friday, 21 July 2017 12:00

Gearing Up for Election Season

Written by Jenn Adams, News Director

It’s that time again – the time when candidates we know and candidates we don’t vie for one of the seats on the City Council and School Committee that are up for grabs. And this year, there’s a mayoral election too.

Friday, 14 July 2017 12:00

The Search for the Perfect Mouse

Written by Eugene Foygelman, Production Coordinator

When it comes to actually using your computer, the computer mouse is most people’s preferred method. Some might like to jump around with their keyboards, others have pens, and some use track pads (which are basically mice but worse).  When it comes to the PC universe there’s a large variety of mice, from extremely cheap basic ones with only three buttons to large expensive ones with a yacht-load of buttons. In the Apple computer sphere, there are a couple of options that work well, and then there’s the other PC mice that sort of work with a Mac. My rant is more about computer mice overall, and how the expensive price points sometimes don’t mean anything when it comes to the build quality, comfort, and control.

Friday, 07 July 2017 12:00

XLR Cable Coiling Tutorial

Written by Angela Harrer, Co-Director of Original Programming

One of the most annoying discoveries on a shoot is finding out that all of your cables are tangled. Most of the time the XLRs are the culprits, and that's because the over-under coiling technique isn't easy to learn. Here's a quick tutorial on how to properly coil XLRs.

Thursday, 29 June 2017 12:00

What is a Showrunner?

Written by Jessica Leff, Digital Marketing Specialist

Do you know who is responsible for your favorite television show? Do you know whose creative vision is being made into a reality for you to enjoy each week (or for about thirteen hours in a row if you’re choosing to binge watch a season of a Netflix show)? Do you know the person you have to thank for giving you something to talk about, bond with your family about, or a joke to laugh about at the end of a long day? While a ton of work goes into one episode of television, someone is in charge of the process and that is the showrunner.

Friday, 23 June 2017 12:00

NewTV Studio is a Hit!

Written by Katie Geiger, Director of Member Services

The NewTV studio is hopping! With six new studio shows and counting this year, the total number of community-produced studio programs has risen to eighteen. That’s the most that has ever been produced during my time here, and the excitement to make more isn’t stopping

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