We stream some of our City meetings and District 7 School board meeting to our Facebook page.
ECTV is the educational and governmental access channel for the City of Edwardsville. ECTV was established in 1986, and its goal is to provide the citizens of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area with information and programming concerning the state, county, city, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Community Unit School District Number 7, and surrounding areas.
Hours of Operation
24 hours/day, 7 days a week
10 to 15 hours per day, Monday to Friday (some weekends)
Programming is generally broadcast on a tape-delayed basis
Video format: DVD
AM Bracket: Starts at 8 a.m.
PM Bracket: Starts at 6 p.m.
Electronic Bulletin Board
Runs continuously, except during hours of scheduled programming
Educational Event Coverage
District Number 7 - School Board meetings, concerts and programs, high school sports (JV/Varsity only), student projects, graduation, and various other events.
SIUE - Arts and Issues programs, concerts and programs, student projects and various other events.
Governmental Event Coverage
State - Programming from the Illinois State Board of Education, Candidate Debates
and Various other
County - Candidate Debates and Various other
City - LIVE City meetings (City Council, Plan Commission, Zoning Board and other), committee meetings, important community events, cooperate with other City departments and various other
Includes - “CityScapes,” “Images of Edwardsville,” and various other programs.
Edwardsville City Council Meetings (1st and 3rd Tuesdays of month at 7 p.m.)
Plan Commission Meetings (3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m.)
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting (4th Monday of each month at 7 p.m.)
Public Service Announcements
Public Service Announcements are run throughout week
Generally conducted in conjunction with Charter Communications
Consists of two full-time employees (Deputy Director Information Technology and Communications and Senior Video Technician) and one part-time employee (at present time)
We also rely on volunteers and interns for many tasks (commentators for events, camera operation, some editing and various other duties)
John E Cunningham, Deputy Director Information Technology and Communications
On the Horizon
More LIVE coverage of events (District Number 7 School Board Meetings, high school sports events, concerts and programs)