Thursday, January 10, 2013

January 2013 at CTN & Year in Review

Artwork by Andi Lattimore
Host: Alysha Mae and Dana Denha 

This special episode will showcase awards won by CTN staff and volunteers, the best of CTN's 2012 programming and January premiers for the whole family! Listen to learn more. 

Hometown Media Awards hosted by the Alliance for Community Media-
First Place Winners:
October Babies Live @ CTN -  Tim Nagae
Senior Moments - Tim Nagae

City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA)-
Savvey Award, Silver Circle:
• 2nd Place - Single Stream Recycling,  Rob Cross

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honors those in local government with the Government Programming Awards (GPAs)-
Honorable Mention: 
FYI,  Dana Denha, Magazine Format
Green Room, Dana Denha, Interview/Talk Show

Philo Festival of Media Arts video contest hosted by the Central States Region Alliance for Community Media-
George C. Stoney Activist Award:
Green Room, Dana Denha & Barbara Lucas, CTN

First Place Winners:
Organize & Recycle #1, Rob Cross, Nancy Stone, Susan Hunsberger, CTN Instructional Category
- Professional
How To Burn to iDVD, Zack Demers, Alysha Mae, Melissa Cohn, CTN Instructional Category -
Green Room, Dana Denha, Barbara Lucas, CTN, Interview/Talk Show - Professional
FYI, Dana Denha, Rob Cross, Greg McDonald, CTN, News Program - Professional
Congratulate Your Graduate on TV, Melissa Cohn, Brandi Lattimore, Promotional Video (3:00
or less) - Professional
Ann Arbor in 8:48, David Chappell (CTN Volunteer), Promotional Video (3:01 or more)  NonProfessional
The Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Mister Laurence (CTN Volunteer) Children’s Programming - NonProfessional

Deadly Medicine, Paul Sutherland & Dana Denha, CTN Excellence in Editing
Senior Moments, Tim Nagae, Dean Cole, Connie Craft, CTN Seniors – Professional
Strange Fruit: The Three Belles, David Chappell (CTN Volunteer), Performing Arts - NonProfessional

Best of CTN's 2012 Programming: 
• Conversations featuring 15th District Congressman, John Dingell
Green Room: Palm Oil Devastation featuring Girl Scouts, Madi Vorva & Rhiannon Thomishen
Ann Arbor Sunday Artisan Market with Alysha Mae
FYI showcasing University of Michigan's Million Hoodie March, Whirly Doodles and Give 365
Ward Talk with councilperson Sabra Briere

January 2013 premieres-

GovTV Channel 16:Where Ann Arbor watches its city in action! Coverage includes everything from the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, Downtown Development Authority the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners and much more. Visit

A2TV Channel 17: 
The Dan Bifano Show!! by community producer, Dan Bifano premieres weekly every Tuesdays at 8 PM
• Community producer, Dennis Skupinski showcases the Freedom Train Visits Ann Arbor on August 19, 1948 

Education Channel 18:
Offers educational and informational programming. Watch plays and concerts featuring Ann Arbor school children.  Learn a foreign language through Annenberg Media and connect with the U.S. Department of Education through its monthly "Education News Parents Can Use" Satellite Town Meetings. Other regular programs include AADL Presents and The Drexel InterView.  Programming also includes live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Board of Education Meetings. Visit for more. 

CitiTV Channel 19: 
• Green Room features Sara Adlerstein from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan
• Walk Talk features Councilperson, Jane Lumm from Ward 2
• FYI showcases Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander.
• Senior Moments features the 10 year anniversary celebration for the Art Gallery 55 and up at the Turner Senior Resource Center.

Visit for complete program schedules.

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• Preview
 JVC Remote Camcorders
• iMovie Editing

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CTN will be CLOSED on Monday, January 21, 2013 in observation of Martin Luther King Day. Happy Birthday to MKL!  

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Artwork by Andi Lattimore