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City of Cerritos wins awards for Cerritos TV3 programming



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Staff Report

The City of Cerritos was recently honored with three STAR Awards from the States of California and Nevada National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (SCAN/NATOA) for its Cerritos TV3 programming. The STAR Awards recognize excellence in government programming in California and Nevada.

The City won first place for Best City Meeting Coverage for the live broadcasts of City meetings. Video coverage of the Pacific Islander music group Te Vaka at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts garnered second place in the Performing Arts category. The City’s TV3 Community Bulletin Board, which provides public service announcements to residents, won third place.

“The City of Cerritos is proud of its TV3 programming, and it is an honor to receive these awards from such a prestigious and competitive awards program,” said Cerritos Mayor George Ray.

SCAN/NATOA is a non-profit professional organization serving local governments and regional authorities in the development, regulation and administration of cable franchises and other telecommunications systems.
Cerritos TV3 is the City’s government access cable channel, which is cablecast in Cerritos on Charter Communications and Frontier Communications’ cable television services. The channel is also streamed over the City’s website, cerritos.us. Cerritos TV3 provides live coverage of Cerritos City Council meetings, Planning Commission, Fine Arts and Historical Commission, Property Preservation Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission and Economic Development Commission meetings. Cerritos TV3 also broadcasts videos of City events, CCPA concerts and a variety of educational programming such as fitness, cooking, health, literature and newsmagazine shows.

For more information about Cerritos TV3, call the City’s Communications Division at (562) 916-1320.