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Proposed Changes to Election By Laws

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:47 -- Patrick


The Board of Directrors meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 25 has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30pm.

The LPCTV Board of Directors is holding a vote on an amendment to the election By Laws at this meeting.  You can find our By Laws on the Organizational Documents page.

And here is a draft of the amendment on which the vote will be held on May 30th. If you have any questions or comments about this amendment, please contact us directly.

Annual Meeting Set for Thursday, June 22

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:03 -- Patrick

LPCTV's Annual Organizational & Membership meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22nd at 6:00 PM at LPCTV's facility in the Ludlow Community Center complex (37C Main St.).

There will be a brief awards ceremony, where we will recognize producers and volunteers from the past year, followed by our Board of Directors elections, and a vote on the budget for the upcoming year.

An agenda will soon follow and will be posted here. The meeting is open to all community members. Light refreshments will be provided.

Call for Nominations

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 18:41 -- Patrick

Do you know someone who might be a good fit for helping non profit, independent, & local media grow and thrive? Perhaps a family member, friend, neighbor, or colleague? LPCTV is seeking nominations for its annual Board of Directors elections. Anyone who is 18 or over and lives in Mount Holly, Ludlow, Andover, Plymouth, Cavendish, or Reading (the Towns comprising LPCTV’s designated service area) is eligible to serve on the Board. LPCTV is the community television station and media center for the Black River Valley & Okemo region, operating two cable TV channels (Comcast channels 8 & 10 in Ludlow, Plymouth, & Cavendish; Comcast channels 20 & 21 in Mount Holly; and on VTel, system-wide on channels 166 & 167). LPCTV also operates a website ( with video-on-demand, and offers equipment, training, and use of its facilities to community members and organizations.

Elections will be held during LPCTV’s Annual Membership and Organizational Meeting on Thursday, June 22nd at 6 PM. Directors hold volunteer positions on the Board, whose primary responsibility is to govern the organization and help it grow, establishing it as a vital community resource. The Board of Directors also manages finances and oversees the work of the Executive Director. Any interested candidates or anyone wishing to nominate someone they know should contact Executive Director Patrick Cody, by email or by mailing to LPCTV (37C Main St., Ludlow, VT 05149). Nominations must be received by Friday, June 9th.  For more information, visit the Board of Directors page.

Train the Trainers Workshops

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:44 -- Patrick

   Did you know that you can BE the media? We recently started offering "Train the Trainer" media production workshops for our volunteers and staff, and would like to invite all community members to participate. They are being held on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6 - 7pm. The next one will be on Thursday, April 27th, when we will be covering basic TV Studio production set-up & technique. We will go over setting up & framing camera shots, putting on microphones, setting lights, and using the intercom and "talk back" systems. Everyone is invited! RSVP by sending a quick email.

Are you interested in coming to an orientation or workshop on a different day or time? We offer them on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Sign up here.

We are now on VTel!

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 16:29 -- Patrick

We are pleased to announce that its two TV channels can now be found on VTel’s “VTelevision”. The programming can be seen throughout the VTel service area in Southern Vermont. This includes subscribers in the Towns for which LPCTV is designated to serve:  Mount Holly, Plymouth, Andover, & Reading. Examples of relevant programming for this audience include coverage of community events, “gavel-to-gavel” coverage of local government meetings, music and other performances from local artists, and programming produced for and by the local schools.

LPCTV’s local community “public access" channel can be found on VTel channel 160 and its education / government channel is on VTel 161. Both of these channels are in standard definition. In the near future, there will be the addition of HD channels, which means LPCTV’s programming will also be viewable in high definition on VTelevision.

Take Our Brief Survey

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:34 -- Patrick
Please take a moment to complete our brief branding survey. The Board of Directors is evaluating the LPCTV brand and seeking community input. Your feedback is important. The survey will be running until March 10. Thanks! Create your own user feedback survey

Local Businesses Support Community TV through Underwriting

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 16:47 -- Patrick

LPCTV offers underwriting opportunities for local businesses who wish to show their support for local community television while taking advantage of a low-cost alternative or supplement to traditional advertising. In exchange for a tax-deductible charitable contribution, LPCTV will acknowledge each underwriter in its distribution of electronic and print media, including on the community bulletin board, and our website.

For more information about underwriting on LPCTV or to view sample "thank you" videos from the past year, visit You can also sign up right there on the site.

Here is a sample of a "thank you" video, which we produced for Heritage Family Credit Union, one of this year's underwriters:

Annual Report

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 17:27 -- Patrick

We have completed our FY16 Annual Report (for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016), which you can view here. Beginning with this report, we are making improvements to the format, using more graphics and photos.Thanks to our Board President Sharon Combes-Farr for helping put that together. 

You can find, access, download, & read other organizational documents (such as our Strategic Plan, Policies & Procedures, & By Laws) by visiting our Organizational Documents opage (under "About"). 


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