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Welcome to the Channel Albany Website!

Albany Community Media plays a vital role in building our community by encouraging conversations about our common interests, increasing discourse around policy issues, fostering understanding of local cultures and sharing information to improve our lives.

Thank you to all who joined us for a very successful Community Media Day. We look forward to continuing this celebration in the future.

****Due to unforeseen circumstances, the PEG AOB meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 17th at 5:30pm in the Mayor’s Conference room, Albany City Hall HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The next meeting is scheduled for 8/8 @ 530pm.*********

Channel Albany is located in the lower level of the main branch of the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave. Albany, NY  12210

Public Access Studio Hours 

Tuesday 1pm – 7:00pm; Wednesday 11am – 4pm; Thursday 11am -5pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm

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Interested in learning how to shoot and edit video for content for Channel Albany/OSM Albany? The last free session is coming up. Link to register for the PEG/YouthFX class being held at the Albany Public Library.

https://albanypubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/5531989

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Congratulations to our former intern, Ciarra Campbell who just graduated from Albany High! sierra

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The Space Planning Committee, created by PEGAOB to look at Channel Albany studio options, will meet @ noon the second Wednesday of each month at the Main Branch of the Albany Public Library. The first 10 minutes will be reserved for public comment.

Next meeting will be held on July 17th.

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In 2019, Channel Albany  partnered with the Abrookin Career and Technical Center (ACTC), part of Albany High School, and became an internship site for students interested in television production.  High school students participating in the Career Exploration Internship Program (CEIP) are under the supervision of a Work Based Learning teacher. They dedicate a minimum of thirty field hours at a work site of in an area they may be passionate about and earn a half credit toward graduation.

On May 20, 2019, the ACTC recognized community partners, outstanding students in Career and Technical (CTE) programs and served as a “signing day” for students committed to employers throughout the Capital Region.  See Times Union Link for more specifics:

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Albany-Career-and-Technical-students-have-job-13860310.php?fbclid=IwAR1rLoeao5OUv-J2QmUir54Mi1xUxE_3GuewqSLmzqKEdhc34OgSZ9fdTe4

Channel Albany was awarded a certificate of thanks along with the other internship sites but was singled out as “Rookie of the Year!” Internship mentor, Kirk Daniels, Channel Albany’s Studio Coordinator, accepted the plaque from ACTC House Principal Andrea Marques.

Thank you. We are thrilled! Sharing some pictures:

Studio Coordinator Kirk Daniels, student intern Ciarra Campbell and Channel Albany board member Dale Getto; Kirk accepting award from Principal Marques and Kirk, WBL teacher Lindsay Simmons, Ciara Campbell,  Dale Getto and Andrea Marques.

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PEG AOB Chair Mary Rozak receiving a proclamation at Community Media Day from the Albany County Legislature’s Deputy Majority Leader Lynne Lekakis. More photos to come.

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More photos from Community Media Day.

Media Day Flyer

 

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