ED Report – February 2014

//ED Report – February 2014
ED Report – February 2014 2016-12-29T16:37:57+00:00

ED Report – February 2014

PRODUCTION AND OUTREACH

An intrepid group of plungers braved the icy water for a good cause.

An intrepid group of plungers braved the icy water for a good cause.

BevCam was on hand as practically balmy weather, relatively speaking, greeted hundreds of plungers young and old on February 2 for the Annual Polar Plunge sponsored by the North Shore CDC and River House. Thanks to volunteer Mark Layman who joined Kim and Walt for thew shoot.

Members of the Rock Band “Freak Show” get ready to lay down a hot groove.

Members of the Rock Band “Freak Show” get ready to lay down a hot groove.

Peter Stewart brought in a young rock group called “Freak Show” as featured performers on his “I’ve Got Music in Me” show. In front of family and staff, they rocked the house with their spirited versions of current rock hits.

Henry Livingston and Phil Karwowski present USCG award to ED Walt Kosmowski.

Henry Livingston and Phil Karwowski present USCG award to ED Walt Kosmowski.

On February 18, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary presented an award of appreciation to BevCam for its support of their National Safe Boating Day, Operation “Paddle Smart”, and recreational Boating Safety program through PSA’s and live event coverage.

Kim Allyn conducts a training class on field camera technique to an attentive group.

Kim Allyn conducts a training class on field camera technique to an attentive group.

BevCam conducted a full complement of training classes in February including Editing 101, Field Camera, Studio Camera, Audio Operator, Tech Director and Producer Overview. We had from 12 to 20 attendees in each session.

Stephanie and David Vanderbilt join host Jason Parisella on the set.

Stephanie and David Vanderbilt join host Jason Parisella on the set.

Jason Parisella has started off another season producing shows of interest to homeowners, “Jason’s in the House”. On February 11, he hosted Coastal Windows in a discussion of replacement windows, roofing and siding.

 A show of hands at the BCC of those who have appeared on BevCam.

A show of hands at the BCC of those who have appeared on BevCam.

BevCam continues to outreach at the Beverly Community Council meetings at the BCOA. At February’s session, new Police Chief John LeLacheur and new Mayor Mike Cahill were featured.

Mark Layman focuses in on Doreen Lucido, President of the Chamber Board.

Mark Layman focuses in on Doreen Lucido, President of the Chamber Board.

On Thursday, February 27, BevCam taped the Annual Beverly Business awards from Danversport Yacht Club, sponsored by the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce.

Roger Kimball and Gary Santarella taped a smooth acoustic set

Roger Kimball and Gary Santarella taped a smooth acoustic set

Producer Brian Thompson taped another “Live Around the Studio” show featuring local duo “Ditto”. Their excellent soft-rock harmonies came alive in selections from the Beatles, James Taylor and Neil Young songbook.

Anna Schuleit Haber and Steve Immerman talk about the Beverly Oracle

Anna Schuleit Haber and Steve Immerman talk about the Beverly Oracle

“North Shore Journal” and Walt Kosmowski hosted a show on the Beverly Oracle project, sponsored by Beverly Main Streets and Montserrat College of Art. Visiting Artist Anna Schuleit Haber described some visual and technical aspects of the project.

A new Studio Associate joined our staff on February 10. We are happy to welcome Matt Greenberg to the BevCam family!

During the month, BevCam taped and aired the open public sessions at each elementary school, sponsored by the Beverly School Committee, to get input into the decision on whether the new middle school would be a 6-8 or 5-8 grade configuration.

As a public service, BevCam taped two shows with advocates for/against the Brimbal Avenue vote on February 8. Mayor Mike Cahill spoke in favor of the measure, and the North Beverly Neighborhood Association spoke against it.

On February 28, Executive Director Walt Kosmowski attended the fundraiser for the First Baptist Church.

New members for February include: individual member Haley Sciola (who attended all of our training classes); organizational members April Richard and John Custis from the Beverly Historical Society, Marc Beasley from the Pack 2 Cub Scouts, John Coonley with the North Shore Men’s Choir, and Jennifer Wenger from Lahey Health Senior Care, who are preparing to produce their own show.