Mar 01, 2018 08:30AM
Batavia High School sophomore Sophie Chahmirzadi hosts "It's News to Me" on BATV.
BATV is your community access television station! We provide award-winning government access and local community programming to all residents, both through cable television providers (Comcast channels 17 and 10, plus AT&T U-Verse channel 99) and online as well (at MyBatv.com or YouTube.com/BATV1017). Our mission is to educate, entertain, engage and inspire residents through programming that enhances the quality of life for us all. Visit our website or call 630-937-5413 to learn more!
•Batavia City Council
Understand the direction of the city council, listen to feedback from the community, and find ways to get involved. If you are an informed citizen of our community, then you should attend City Council meetings or watch them on BATV!
• Batavia Park District
Follow the decisions that impact our local parks and recreational facilities, as well as the many local programs and events that are sponsored by the Park District. Find out how this organization works to preserve and enhance our community.
• Batavia Public Library
Discover more about learning resources, seminars and events that are available through the local library, and how library programming is designed for your entertainment, education and enlightenment! There is something for every age.
• Batavia Public Schools
Learn more about your local school board and what decisions are being made to help students learn and grow in all aspects of development.
• Community events
Watch high school sports on BATV—plus the many government programming options outlined on this page. Tune in to find out about individual businesses that are shaping the community, learn about news and current events pertaining to Batavia, and listen to in-depth panel discussions about important topics. It’s all right here on your community access television station!
• News from Neighbors Magazines
Wherever you see the BATV logo on the pages of Neighbors of Batavia, it means you can see the story broadcast on BATV! Feature stories and event info from the magazine will be broadcast on “It’s News to Me” and other feature productions. Look for the “See it on BATV” icon—and stay tuned!
Ways to watch
Comcast channel 10
Comcast channel 17
AT&T U-Verse channel 99
YouTube.com/BATV1017 (streaming and on-demand)
MyBatv.com (streaming, on-demand and podcasts)
iTunes podcast (BATV1017)
Coming up on BATV:
Wed., Mar. 7 at 6–8pm— Batavia Park Districts Spring Dance Recital
Wed., Mar. 14 at 6–8pm—Batavia High School Showtime
Fri., Mar. 16 at 7:30pm— Batavia High Schools Rock the Runway
BATV original series
It’s News to Me! is Batavia’s news show. The show is hosted by Batavia High School sophomore Sophie Chahmirzadi, and features news and events about the schools and community. The program has segments dedicated to the city’s park district, school district and public library. Our newest segment partners with Batavia Main Street to bring you information about commerce in the city. Also this year, we are excited to bring back the Municipal Minute segment from the city. Watch episodes of It’s News to Me! at mybatv.com.
Batavia Spotlight is another BATV original series. This show is hosted by Batavia resident and business consultant, Ellen Huxtable. Ellen sits down with local nonprofits and local businesses to chat about their services. Check out Batavia Spotlight at mybatv.com, and find previous episodes highlighting interesting organizations in your community.It’s News to Me! is Batavia’s news show. The show is hosted by Batavia High School sophomore Sophie Chahmirzadi, and features news and events about the schools and community. The program has segments dedicated to the city’s park district, school district and public library. Our newest segment partners with Batavia Main Street to bring you information about commerce in the city. Also this year, we are excited to bring back the Municipal Minute segment from the city. Watch episodes of It’s News to Me! at mybatv.com.
A call for college interns and volunteers
BATV is always looking for college interns! We accept interns year-round from local community colleges and any university. “Why BATV,” you ask? At BATV you are the camera person, the producer, the editor and maybe even the on-air talent! BATV has flexible schedules and allows you to create amazing programming for Batavia and for your demo reel. While you are at BATV, we will work with you on sharpening your skills before you take that next step with your professional career. Contact us today to learn more about interning or volunteering at BATV!