Susan Fleischmann

Cambridge Community Television , Cambridge MA
I have been involved in community media since 1976, working to ensure that everyone has access to the tools and technologies needed to participate in civic life. I joined the staff of Cambridge Community Television when it opened in 1988, and became Executive Director in 1993.
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July 27, 2014 - 5:11pm Christopher Bavitz, Managing Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will receive CCTV's Leading Role Award at the Back Lot BBQ on Thursday, September 18. The award honors people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make our community a better place. Through his work at the Berkman Center and beyond, Chris focuses on media law, copyright, and speech, ensuring that the rights of CCTV's many constituencies are protected. Chris, and Cambridge residents and news commentators Jim Braude and Callie Crossley, will be inducted onto CCTV's Honorary Board. Jim is host of Broadside: The News with with Jim Braude on NECN and co-hosts Boston Public Radio on WGBH with Marjery Eagan. Callie hosts Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, also on WGBH. CCTV is excited and honored to be joined by such accomplished professionals, who will help guide us into the future. Share in the celebration at the Back Lot BBQ! Buy tickets here. read more
June 30, 2014 - 10:41am Download CCTV's July-September 2014 Newsletter read more
June 11, 2014 - 3:40pm Dan Kennedy is a nationally recognized commentator on media and news. He is an assistant professor at Northeastern University, author of “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age," and a regular panelist on Beat the Press. read more
June 11, 2014 - 3:00pm Robin Young is a Cambridge resident, an award-winning documentary film-maker and a broadcast journalist. She is the co-host of WBUR's Here and Now. read more
May 3, 2014 - 12:04pm Cambridge Self Storage is a Proud Sponsor of CCTV! Cambridge Self Storage read more
April 19, 2014 - 7:43am Ambit Creative Group is a proud sponsor of Cambridge Community Television! This sponsorship ensures that programming by and about our community is available on CCTV's channels. read more
April 3, 2014 - 2:00pm Check out CCTV's Annual Report for 2013 - our 25th Anniversary Year! read more
March 25, 2014 - 6:32pm Download CCTV's April through June, 2014 newsletter read more
March 13, 2014 - 6:13pm The 2014 election for the Board of Directors will take place at the Annual Meeting on April 23, 2014 beginning at 6PM. Access Members may vote at that time. 2-Year Full Board Terms: 2 Seats Available Aubree Lawrence, current Board Chair, MassArt, Emerson College, IRIS Education Technologies 1. Why do you want to serve on the CCTV Board of Directors? The energy and creativity of the CCTV membership is downright inspiring. Being on the board allows me to merge the background and experience I have in media with my desire to serve my home community in a way that—I hope—offers a lasting benefit to the residents of Cambridge. 2. What relevant experience do you bring to this position? I am proud to say that I have been serving on the CCTV Board of Directors since 2008. I have had the honor and privilege of being the Chair of the Board for nearly 4 years. By being on the board I learn more and more everyday about our community, and the many ways CCTV can contribute to its growth. I have been serving on boards for community service organizations since 1993. Prior to moving to Cambridge I was on board for my city’s community theater and another board focused on Main St revitalization (... read more
March 13, 2014 - 5:21pm CCTV’s Back Lot BBQ is coming soon! Scheduled for Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., the BBQ will feature food grilled by local chefs, live music by Zili Misik, a silent auction, and the presentation of the Leading Role Award to Christopher Bavitz. It all happens in CCTV's back lot at 438 Massachusetts Avenue (entrance on Green Street between Brookline Avenue and Sidney Street). All funds raised through this year’s BBQ will support CCTV’s year-round Youth Media Program, which fosters healthy youth development by involving teens in activities that promote media art, career and leadership skills while exploring issues affecting our community. Are you interested in sponsoring this great community event? There are a few ways that you can get involved. Become a Fiscal Sponsor See BBQ sponsorship options and benefits or sponsor now. Donate Food to the Event Donate an Item to our Silent Auction Questions? Please contact Susan Fleischmann at 617 401 4004 or Contributions are tax-deductible. All sponsors and donors receive recognition on promotional materials and on CCTV's 3 community cable channels. Food Donors to Date: Cambridge Brewing Company... read more