ED Report – October 2014 Kim Allyn 2016-12-29T16:37:56+00:00Beverly High graduate and former top-3 finalist on “American Idol”, Angie Miller, stopped at the School during a visit home. She taped a “School House Talk” show with Sean Gallagher and shot a bulletin board promo spot for BevCam. In October, the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce taped it’s first show in a new series called “Voice of Business”. The show will be hosted by John King. The first segment featured the theme “Keep It Local”. On October 21, Beverly’s own artist-in-residence Nino Lombardi taped the first show in a series called “Colors by Nino”. The show is aimed at younger viewers, and Nino will paint pictures from start to finish. BevCam installed a special overhead camera to point straight down at the canvas. On October 28, the Beverly Council on Aging taped another “Livin’ the Good Live” show. Host Bob Hobbs discussed internships with Molly LeBlanc and Jessica Valentin of Merrimac College. Molly is interning at the BCOA. At the Alliance for Community Media North East annual meeting held in Nashua, NH on October 11, BevCam producers won an unprecedented 17 awards in the Hometown Video competition. We are extremely proud of this testament to the high quality programs our adult and student producers are turning out.BevCam attended the annual meeting of the Beverly Community Council held in the Library’s Sohier Room. We have been a member of the group for the last few years. Incoming President Eric Campbell is an on-air announcer during BevCam sports telecasts. Michael Gendre, who produces the show “Education Straight Up”, has begun a new series called “The Finish Line” about how successful people make their vision come true. It will be hosted by Dean Cavaretta. State Senator Joan Lovely continues to tape her show “The Beacon Hill Report” regularly at the BevCam studio. In this way she keeps her constituents apprised of important state issues. Her district includes the towns of Beverly, Topsfield, Danvers, Salem and Peabody. Cathy Yaffa continues to tape shows for her series “School Spotlight”. Cathy often tapes on location as well as in the studio. She recently interviewed new Beverly School Superintendent Steven Hiersche. Each year, BevCam staff and volunteers tape each varsity football game, home and away, for rebroadcast. The crew includes camera operators, play-by-play, and color commentators. We also provide a special coach’s tape for Coach Bauer. Thanks go to Robert Dokes, Mark Layman, Jay Norton, Eric Campbell and Alex Salucco for their extra effort to make this happen.