CTVN producers Jesus Rosillo and Hayley Hawkins

CTVN Youth Make Videos to Combat Violence

This summer, CTVN junior producers completed a series of videos for local non-profit clients, supported by Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities #safeandpeacefulchi. The project was part of a city-wide initiative by The Chicago Community Trust to combat summer spikes in violence in at-risk neighborhoods by enabling constructive, community-building Read more…

Weekend Shoot Forces CTVN Students to Adapt

by Lauren Johnson Last weekend, Community TV Network filmed and photographed a large birthday party in the Bridgeport neighborhood, giving our interns the chance to showcase their production skills. The interns, Byonca Dodson and Elsa Concepcion, were supervised by Vedran Residbegovic, filmmaker who has worked on many of CTVN’s professional video jobs in Read more…

CTVN Remembers Harold Washington

by Asiah White With Black History Month coming to an end, CTVN remembers one of the most influential voices here in Chicago: Harold Washington. Harold Washington was the first black mayor of Chicago and during his campaign CTVN was able to capture some memorable moments toward the end of his Read more…

CTVN Stands up for Animals Everywhere

Animal cruelty is a continuing issue that affects thousands of animals every year. Animal cruelty can consist of either physical abuse, emotional abuse, or negligence. Out of the 1,143 animal cruelty reports in 2011, 70.1% of the cases involved dogs, 20.9% involved cats, and 24.1% involved other animals. In 2011, Read more…