Students produce one-hour special of local interviews for TV30

6th summer Tri-Valley Community Television offers production camp

Tri-Valley Youth View, a one-hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended the TV30 Summer Camp, is currently airing on TV30.

For the sixth summer, Tri-Valley Community TV is offering three sessions of this unique TV Summer Camp. The first camp took place the week of June 16. The second session starts August 4 and third session begins August 11.

Fourteen campers from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon participated in the five day camp. This episode of Tri-Valley Youth View represents the work of students who attended the first camp.

"We always enjoy working with the students and seeing how creative and quick they are," said Melissa Tench-Stevens, executive director of TV30.

"We had a super group of 'new producers' in our June camp," she added. "We have a couple of spots left in the upcoming August camps. Guest interviews for those camps include Livermore Mayor John Marchand and Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne."

The hands-on TV Camp provides an introduction to the technical and talent aspects of studio and field production. Tri-Valley Youth View was written and produced by students who range in age from 11-17 years old. Students researched and wrote questions, acted as crew for all the production positions and were the on-air interviewers for the program.

Guests on the program now airing include Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty; Sblend Sblendorio founder of the Pleasanton Jr. Football League; Joe Madden, co-founder of Vmersion Health a company that designs, develops and publishes free peer-to-peer social media software for the specific purpose of improving the lives of those living with diabetes as well as other chronic diseases; California Department of Fish and Game award winner Lori Ambrosino, who speaks about gun safety; former Dublin Mayor Janet Lockhart, representing Dublin Partners in Education and its Enrichment Academy; Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Chief Jim Miguel, and Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti.

Current times for Tri-Valley Youth View are:

Mondays, 6 p.m.

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Thursdays, 9 a.m.

Saturdays, 4 p.m.

Sundays, 8 p.m.


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Posted by Carol Anzalone
a resident of Pleasanton Village
on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:05 pm


A friend of mine, that lives in Pleasanton, sent me your link. I work at the Fort Wayne Community Schools which has a video production class - among other career courses. We are interested in seeing your summer production. Is it possible for you to put your show on YouTube, send us a link to view in two weeks - when school begins here in Fort Wayne, IN?
Sorry, I forgot to add my email address -
Thank you

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Posted by TV30
a resident of another community
on Aug 2, 2014 at 11:27 am

Carol, Tri-Valley Television is available all over the world via our web site The most recent summer camp production of "Tri-Valley Youth View" may been seen at anytime via free video on demand at our site. Click on the banner icon at the top of the front page. Hope you enjoy the program the students produced.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Leave it to students to make the world a better a place!


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