The Adventure of...
Mayor Elaine Scruggs
State of the City Address
To find when they will replay
the address check the
This morning I had the pleasure of
having Breakfast at Aunt
Pitty Pat's Kitchen with Hollister (Hop)
artist and publisher of the Ajo
Copper News. Had a fantastic Breakfast
(everything is great on the menu!) discussed Hop's upcoming
art show being held at Tera's Garden which is located at 606 N. 4th Avenue
in Phoenix, AZ.
He invites everyone to come and visit him at the opening on the
evening of Friday, February 4.
We wandered over by the Glendale
Civic Center to watch KGLN setup to Video the Mayor's address.
You may have been there, you will
see it on the news tonight and it will be re-run but while it was
being filmed by KGLN Here is some background on the production and
engineering behind recording and televising it!
There were producers, camera
crew, engineers and operations people all working in harmony to
record this photonic symphony.
In back of the Civic Center was
Between the camera crew inside the
civic center and the many people seated in this truck and entire
video production was made.
In addition it is transmitted
back using an antenna that was on top of the civic center linking
the truck and crew to the main studio in the Sub-basement 2 at city hall.
This truck is a fascinating piece of
equipment to learn more about it, what it contains, where everyone sits
and how it is used click
Photo by Ed Sharpe - (Click for larger
|Bill Meyer KGLN
engineer during Mayor's State of City Speech at the Glendale Civic Center
|To learn more about KGLN - click
GLENDALE 11 RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
GLENDALE, Ariz. –
March 7, 2006
11, the city’s cable station, is the recipient of two Telly Awards as
recognition of its outstanding programming.
The Telly Awards honors outstanding local, regional and
national cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video
and film productions. They annually showcase the best work of the most
respected advertising agencies, production companies, television
stations, cable operators and corporate video departments.
Glendale 11 received the Bronze Award for Glendale’s
Best: Arts & Culture show and City Beat under the Cultural and
News/News Feature categories.
The Telly Awards receives in excess of 12,000 entries
each year from 50 states and foreign countries.
"It is honor to receive a highly respected
national award for our quality programs," said Julie Frisoni,
Marketing/Communications Director for City of Glendale. "The
Telly awards highlight our high standards of excellence and the
importance of providing our residents with information they can trust
Glendale’s Best – Art and Culture Show, which
features the city’s collection of arts and museums airs on Sunday
evenings at 6:30 p.m. City Beat, hosted by Jon Brictson, is a
30-minute news program that features city news, events
and features. City Beat airs various times throughout the day.
Glendale 11 airs on Cox and
Qwest Channel 11, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. For complete viewer’s
guide, visit www.glendaleaz.com/glendale11.
Media Award - City of Glendale's KGLN -
The Media Award recognizes an individual or organization for
consistent efforts in the area of print or electronic media support for
parks, recreation, and cultural services through promotion, sponsorship
and public service. The winner of the 1999 APRA Media Award is the City
of Glendale's KGLN - Channel 11. The Glendale Parks and Recreation
Department has benefited tremendously over the past several years through
television coverage of special events and targeted news stories for
citizens. Everything from the Arbor Day celebration to the Wiffleball
World Series has been covered by KGLN… continuing to bring word of the
scope and variety of park and recreation activities in Glendale. KGLN
keeps the community well informed of festivals, ground-breaking
ceremonies, park improvements and renovations, sports and tournaments on
an on-going, regular basis. The mix also includes aquatics, cultural
developments and information for senior citizens. Over the past years,
KGLN has received numerous national awards for its television program
production, including 6 Telly awards and 2 Hometown video awards. KGLN
produced a promotional video for the 1997 APRA conference at the WigWam
Christmas 2006 - Glendale Glitters - I think this is Troy behind the
Notice the white specks in the picture... Yep! artificial snow!
At Fire Whistle Stop Tour _ my ears are still ringing after this!
At the Lund Cadillac Groundbreaking Glendale AZ 4/2007
Bill Meyer behind the camera ( Barbara George to the right) at the Ocotillo District Meeting April
Glendale -11 Julie Watters -
EMCEE and the Claus'. December 07
’s own Jordin Sparks will appear
Glendale Glitters Spectacular on Friday, Nov. 23, to help flip the
to illuminate downtown
with more than 1.5 million lights!
Julie Watters - EMCEE and the Claus' were on hand to
make the announcement.
Fiesta Bowl Media Day Dec 2007
Bill Meyer Glendale 11 in brown and blue Arizona Jacket
Small silver camera belongs to the Glendale Daily Planet
Bill Meyer Glendale 11 in brown and blue Arizona Jacket.
11 RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
FOR OUTSTANDING TV PROGRAMS
May 2007– Glendale 11, the city’s cable TV station, is the recipient of
two Telly Awards in recognition of its outstanding programming. Glendale
11 received Bronze Awards for Glendale
Dimensions and This is
Telly Awards honor the best in local, regional and national cable TV
commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film
productions. Each year, the Telly Awards receive more than 13,000
50 states and foreign countries.
Dimensions is a 30-minute
interview show hosted by Glendale City Manager Ed Beasley. The episode that won the Bronze Award features Beasley
interviewing Fiesta Bowl President and CEO John Junker. The
show, taped at the Fiesta Bowl’s new head quarters, takes a
comprehensive look at the new partnership between the city and the
is a seven-minute promotional video showcasing the many reasons to
work, live and play in Glendale. It includes interviews with city
leaders, residents and city partners, as well as a look at the past,
present and future of Glendale.
“It’s an honor to receive a
highly respected national award for our quality programs for the
third consecutive year,” said Julie Frisoni, Communications
Director for city of Glendale. “The Telly Awards highlight our
high standards of excellence and the importance of providing our
residents with information they can trust and enjoy.”
Glendale 11 airs on Cox and
Qwest Channel 11, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. For complete
viewer’s guide, visit www.glendaleaz.com/glendale11.
GLENDALE 11 NOMINATED FOR SEVEN NATOA AWARDS
GLENDALE, Ariz. - July 25.2007 In the world of government television
Glendale Channel 11 is competing at a national level for awards. The
city's TV station has been nominated for a record-breaking seven
Awards this year. The station submitted work in nine categories for
2007 National Association of Telecommunications Officers and
Government Programming Awards and will learn the results at the
Conference in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 5. Across the country,
government TV stations entered the contest submitting a combined
entries in 63 categories.
Below are the nominated Glendale 11 TV shows and their
* A Fiesta Bowl Celebration for Documentary Event
* Making of the Stadium for both Documentary
* Check it Out @ the Library for the Library
* This is Glendale for both Event Program
Promotion and Promotion
of a City/County
* Street Racing Prevention for the PSA category
The NATOA awards recognize the best of government access programming
from local government stations. NATOA selects the award winners
"excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic
developed by municipal agencies," according to www.natoa.org
Glendale 11 airs on Cox and Quest Channel 11, 24-hours a
day, seven days a week. For a complete viewers guide, visit
Joe Larger at the dedication of the new
Public Safety Training Center
Glendale Arizona Oct. 3, 2007
Media Workgroup for the Super Bowl
Holds Briefing for the Media.
January 15th, 2008, 11:00 A.M., 4th FLOOR – 9494
W. Maryland, Glendale, Arizona
EMCEE Jennifer Liewer, City of Glendale Glendale AZ
Here it is the new media center!
Glendale 11 media center at the
council and mayoral debate at the Women's Club
It was a 3 camera shoot plus a director and two mix and fx
folk plus an intern running yet another camera.
In green small in picture directing Laurie Berg Sapp
On camera in foreground Michelle Harvey, at consoles front
Production Specialist and behind Dave Rainey Glendale 11 engineer
directing- Laurie Berg Sapp
Joe Larger -right side of room