Monday, April 29, 2013
How did the city respond to 80 flooded basements? What's going on with the tenants at Noyes Cultural Arts Center as Piven expands? Four local journalists talk about the latest news in Evanston on this ECTV show.
Watch this video to see a clip from the ECTV show "The Reporters," where four local journalists talk about the latest news in Evanston. This week's discussion revolved around heavy rains and flooded basements in Evanston from an April 18 storm and the continued debate over which tenants should remain in the city-owned Noyes Cultural Arts Center as Piven Theatre expands. The reporters also discussed Evanston artist Indira Johnson's "peace movement" and community art project called Ten Thousand Ripples, which involved placement of ten Buddha sculptures in public locations around the city. Evanston Review's Bob Seidenberg moderates, with panelists Shawn Jones of the Evanston Roundtable and Jenny Fisher of Evanston Patch. The show is streamed …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Evanston Township Supervisor candidate Gary Gaspard shared his ideas for revamping the role of the township if elected during a recent Evanston Community Television forum.
If elected to Evanston Township Supervisor, candidate Gary Gaspard says he would like to revamp the role of the township to provide more value to residents. Click the video above to watch Gaspard answer questions from reporters at a recent Evanston Community Television forum. His opponent, Keith Banks, could not attend.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Local journalists talk about the latest Evanston news on the ECTV show "The Reporters." Discussion includes a $25 million tax-increment financing district at Chicago and Main and teacher evaluations in District 65.
Watch this video to see a clip from the most recent episode of the ECTV show "The Reporters," where four local journalists talk about the latest news in Evanston. That includes the city council's approval of a $25 million tax-increment financing district at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Main Street, with revenue earmarked for infrastructure improvements and a proposed office building. It also includes discussion of grading teachers in District 65, where the school district must comply with a state mandate to evaluate teachers based on student performance. Evanston Now's Bill Smith moderates, with panelists Shawn Jones of the Evanston Roundtable, Charles Bartling of Evanston Now and Jenny Fisher of Evanston Patch. The show is …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Watch ECTV's first episode of 'The Reporters,' which gathers four Evanston journalists to talk about the latest local news.
ECTV has just released a new show called "The Reporters," in which four Evanston journalists talk about the latest local news. The first episode was taped last Thursday and can be watched in the video player above. Evanston Review's Bob Seidenberg moderates, with panelists Bill Smith of Evanston Now, Shawn Jones of the Evanston Roundtable and Jenny Fisher of Evanston Patch. The discussion ranged from the latest violence in Evanston to new developments in town, including Trader Joe's, the Northwestern University Visitor Center and tax-increment financing. The show will be streamed live on cable channel 6 on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and on Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 p.m. On these same days and times, it will be simultaneously streamed on the …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The public access TV station's board of directors announced Friday that it would not renew the contract of executive director Steve Bartlebaugh, who has been with ECTV for 18 years.
In another move to cut costs amidst major financial woes, Evanston Community Media Center (ECTV) announced Friday that it would not renew the contract of its executive director. "While we have made many belt tightening moves over the last several months, including the reduction of full and part-time staff, limited service hours, and greater reliance upon volunteers, we continue to face financial hardships," the public access TV station said in a press release. "It was a difficult decision for the Board to decide not to renew the contract that keeps him at the helm at ECTV." Bartlebaugh has worked at ECTV since 1994, and has been executive director for the past 13 years. He recently helped the struggling organization move to the City …