Tri-Valley Youth View students broadcasting new show

TV30 showing programs produced during its 8th summer camp

Tri-Valley Youth View, a 30 minute special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended one of the TV30's Summer Camps, is now airing on TV30 and on the station’s website at

This premiere episode of Tri-Valley Youth View represents the work of students who attended the first session the week of June 13 – 17. Twelve students participated in the five day camp.

"TV30 is the only place in the greater Bay Area that students can gain this type of hands on experience in an actual broadcast environment," said Melissa Tench-Stevens, executive director of Tri-Valley Community Television.

"In the last eight years, students have kept in touch with us and due to their TVCTV experience, have decided to make media their career,” she added. "We truly appreciate the time that Tri-Valley professionals extend to be interviewed and interact with the students.”

For the eighth summer Tri-Valley Community TV offered two sessions of Summer Camp. Students from grades six to 12 wrote and produced the shows, researching and writing questions. They also served as crew for all the production positions.

The hands-on TV Camp provided an introduction to the technical and talent aspects of studio and field production.

Guests on this new episode of Tri-Valley Youth View include wheelchair hiker and outdoor enthusiast "4 Wheel Bob" Coomber; Charles Ball from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Jerome Hoban, chief executive officer of the Alameda County Fair, and Jim Hansen, who served as interim superintendent of the Pleasanton Unified School District during the pasat school year.

Others on the program include Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern; Carlo Vecchiarelli, board president of Las Positas and Chabot colleges, and Chief David Rocha of the Dublin Fire Department.

The program is available to view anytime via video on demand at by clicking on the banner at the top of the page. It is also broadcasting on Comcast TV30 and AT&T U-Verse.

Current times for Tri-Valley Youth View are: Monday at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Friday at 6:30 p.m., Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Tri-Valley Community Television, a 501c3, provides commercial and industrial production at their studio located in Pleasanton. The facility also broadcasts programming over channels TV 28, TV29, TV30 on Comcast Cable and on AT&T U-Verse via channel 99. Live streaming and Video on Demand are available on the website at

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