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Volunteer Opportunities!

OFFICE HOURS LIVE - Looking for a volunteer crew for Office Hours Live. This is a monthly show where Monica Collins discusses state and local issues with MA State Senator Will Brownsberger. Taping will take place at BMC’s Studio A on Wednesday, July 15th at 5:30 PM. Crew call at 5:00 PM. We are looking for volunteer camera operators, audio person and anyone interested in learning directing. To sign up, please email julie@belmontmedia.org or call 617-484-2443.

Volunteer Opportunities

BELMONT IN 30 - We are looking for volunteer camera operators to help with the taping of this new program on Belmont news and opinions. This is a half-hour show hosted by Franklin Tucker, editor of The Belmontonian. This taping will take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 5:00pm at BMC's Studio A. Crew call will be at 4:30pm. To sign up, please call 617-484-2443 or email julie@belmontmedia.org.

Volunteer Camera Operator Needed for Homelessness Forum

We are looking for a volunteer camera operator to videotape a forum entitled "Many Faces of Homelessness." The event will feature a lecture by keynote speaker Libby Hayes, Executive Director of Homes for Families. Also included will be panelists from agencies and coalitions in Belmont, Watertown and Waltham that focus on homelessness; testimonials from the formerly homeless; and state legislators from all three communities. This event will take place on Sunday, April 26th, 1:30 - 3:30 PM at St. Joseph Parish Hall on 130 Common St.

Camera Operators Needed for Candidates Night

We are still looking for one or two more camera operators for the League of Women Voters' "Candidates Night." This event provides a forum for candidates running for town-wide office positions and for ballot question discussion. "Candidates Night" will take place at the Chenery Middle School Auditorium this Thursday, March 26th at 7:30 PM. Crew call is at 7:00 PM. If interested in volunteering, please call 617-484-2443 or email julie@belmontmedia.org.

Selectmen Debate March 31st LIVE

Selectmen candidates Andy Rojas and Jim Williams will be debating the issues on March 31st at the Belmont Media Center. Stay tuned!

Crew Call for Election Programs and Director Needed for Studio Show

CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE ISSUES AND INNOVATIONS  -  BMC Producer Yvonne Stapp is looking for a volunteer director for her Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations show. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to get some directing experience. A staff person will be there for training and will oversee the production. The show will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24th. Crew call will be at 12:30 p.m. If interested, please email Yvonne Stapp at yvonne@scienceforthepublic.org.

2015 Town Campaign Programming Info and Guidelines

A central part of BMC’s mission is to provide an open forum for free speech and a neutral political forum in order to educate and inform Belmont residents about candidates and issues on the ballot. BMC will be presenting the “2015 Town Election Campaign Program Block,” which will commence on March 19th and end on April 5, 2015. This programming block will consist of all content relevant to the upcoming town elections in Belmont.

Belmont Rising 2015

2015 Belmont Rising is now in production. This annual event is part of One Billion Rising, which is a campaign that addresses the issue of violence against women. This year's Belmont Rising will be produced as a series of five episodes from now until May and then finishing up production in the fall. These shows will consist of panel discussions on topics regarding domestic violence, as well as musical and dance performances.

BMC Closed, Parking Ban in Effect, Schools and Town Offices Closed


Due to the snow storm, Belmont Media Center is closed today. We will re-open for regular hours 10am - 8pm tomorrow, February 10th.

Parking Ban ends at Noon Wednesday

The Snow Emergency Parking Ban will be lifted on Wednesday, January 28th at 12:00 PM noon.

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