NewTV‘s 5th annual Live auction!

What is NewTV? A great local resource offering classes for members, internships and great local programming and they are hosting an auction with great auction items, local performers and artists from November 27-29, 6-10 pm. Check it out!

From the website: NewTV is a non-profit Newton-based organization dedicated to providing the diverse Newton community with a platform for opinions, news and local information not generally available from commercial or public media.  NewTV also offers training, a media facility and content distribution while supporting the First Amendment right to free speech of the Newton community.

In the 20 years since NewTV’s inception, the organization has experienced remarkable growth and expansion of its production services and equipment. On June 7, 1992, NewTV opened its doors to a new facility located on Lincoln Street in the basement of the Hyde Community Center and resided there for 15 years.  Starting with its first channel (formerly NewTV 13), NewTV quickly expanded to its current lineup of three individual channels: Community, Education and Government.  NewTV also produces Newton News, the long established, flagship program of the station since 1994.  With the expansion of the channels and increasing demand from the community, NewTV moved from Lincoln Street to 23 Needham Street in 2006 to a larger, more modern facility.  Even though the equipment and faces have changed over the years, the mission of NewTV has remained the same; provide the community with the access to equipment and training and the means to relay their message or idea.

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NewTV’s Original Program “The Folklorist” offers a captivating look at the stories of the iconic and lesser-known historical occurences throughout the world that will forever inspire us. For more information, or to watch the first episode, visit


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Congratulations to Producer Jesse Kreitzer, Production Manager Andrew Eldridge, Host John Horrigan and the entire cast for their outstanding work on this project which won a Boston/New England Emmy award.

Back to the auction!

Here’s just a partial list of auction items:

Hotel Indigo Romantic Interlude
Golf for Four at Nashawtuc Country Club
Red Sox Tickets
Charles River Canoe and Kayak Day Boat Rental
An English Garden Bed & Breakfast Two Night Stay
West Suburban YMCA –  1 Year Family Membership
Wachusett Mountain Ski Lift Passes for Two
Comcast 6 Months of Digital Preferred Service
Local artists

Visit or  for more information. Proceeds of the auction promotes and raises money for NewTV’s highly successful Lipof Fellowship, internship programs and newly added college scholarships, both of which enable qualified students to pursue successful careers in television production and broadcast journalism. internship and scholarship programs.

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