ED Report – January 2014
PRODUCTION AND OUTREACH
On January 6, the inauguration ceremonies for new mayor Mike Cahill and other City Council and School Committee members was held in the BHS auditorium. BevCam broadcast the event and streamed it “live” on our web site.
BevCam is always open to visits from scouts, school age students and other youth groups. On January 23 we hosted a group of local cub scouts with a studio tour and a live demo of our green screen.
A dedicated group of BevCam volunteers has been committed all winter to live broadcasting of Beverly High School boys and girls basketball games from the field house. Thanks to Eric Campbell, Alex Salucco and Andy Williamson for play by play and commentary, and Mark Layman for camera operation. They were also assisted by BHS student volunteers.
The Council on Aging’s long running series “Livin’ the Good Life” continues producing informative shows. New Assistant Director at the COA Jessica Waggett is the new liaison and coordinator for the production group.
Motivation speaker Ha Tran produced an in-studio show featuring advice on coping with life’s difficulties. The Vietnamese native speaks from the perspective of the personal tragedy she herself experienced as a young girl.
New BevCam members for this period include: Amy Seabrook, who is already is planning to produce a show featuring puppets; Andrea Dalton, and Linda Haley of new organizational member Grassroots Against Another Salem Power Plant.
Walt Kosmowski attended the annual Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce 2014 planning workshop at the Wenham Museum.
We taped a video PSA on location at Beverly Bootstraps to promote their upcoming “Best Chefs” event in early March.
Our accountant, Anstiss & Co., conducted their annual financial review of our operations in January.