Membership

Join BNN and become a media maker! Being a media maker provides individuals and organizations with access to a wide range of media production options. You can learn how to create your own TV program or to produce multimedia projects for the web. Facilities include professional TV studios, digital cameras, nonlinear editing systems, a media lab with the latest multimedia software, and a mobile production truck for multi-camera shoots on location. We have special benefits for nonprofit organization and institutions, including our BNNLive programming.

There are two types of BNN memberships: Individual and Organizational, and two levels: Basic and Full. Membership is open to all Boston residents, nonprofit organizations, and public and community-based agencies serving Boston.

ORIENTATION

Boston Neighborhood Network orientation is an introduction to all media services and benefits offered at BNN. Orientations are mandatory for members to learn about BNN’s policies and guidelines, which will guarantee a more productive experience. Orientations are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00–7:30 pm. Registration is required to attend.

For more information about membership or to register for orientation, contact:

Membership Coordinator
617-708-3224
membership@bnntv.org

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

INDIVIDUAL

Basic Individual Membership (Annual Fee - $30.00)

Do you have programming ready to be cablecast?  You can share your work on BNN channels and website.

Basic Individual Membership provides access to cablecast time on BNN Community TV [Comcast 23 | RCN 83] and live streaming on our website. You will also receive eblast announcements and our e-newsletter, Boston Neighborhood Network Connection, to keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings, training opportunities and programming highlights. Sign Up Today

Full Individual Membership (Annual Fee - $75.00)

Do you want to learn how to produce your own TV program?  You can produce your own shows and share them on BNN channels and website.

Full Individual Membersip provides low-cost training in all aspects of video and multimedia production. After training, you can take advantage of our facilities and equipment to produce programs and multimedia projects for BNN Community TV [Comcast 23 | RCN 83] and live streaming on our website. Production resources include a full-service TV studio, digital cameras, nonlinear editing systems, a mobile production truck and the Timothy Smith Network Media Lab, outfitted with Mac computers with the latest software applications. You will also receive eblast announcements and our e-newsletter, Boston Neighborhood Network Connection, to keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings, training opportunities and programming highlights. Sign Up Today

Youth/Senior Full Membership (Reduced Annual Fee - $25)

Are you under 18 or over 65 and want to produce your own program?

BNN youth and senior media makers have access to video and multimedia production training and use of our facilities and equipment to produce multimedia projects for BNN Community TV and live streaming on our website. You will also receive eblast announcements and our e-newsletter, Boston Neighborhood Network Connection, to keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings, training opportunities and programming highlights. Some restrictions apply. Sign Up Today

ORGANIZATIONAL

Basic Organizational Membership (Annual Fee - $75.00)

Does your organization have a TV program of interest to the community? You can share your work on BNN channels and website.

Basic Organizational Membership provides access to cablecast time on BNN Community TV [Comcast 23 | RCN 83] and live streaming on our website for programming produced outside of BNN. Plus your organization may promote community events on the BNN Community Message Board shown 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on our channels and website. You will also receive eblast announcements and our e-newsletter, Boston Neighborhood Network Connection, which will keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings and training opportunities. Sign Up Today

Full Organizational Membership (Annual Fee - $250.00)

Does your organization want to promote its services and provide valuable information to the community? Your organization can produce a show and get additional benefits.

Full Organizational Membership provides low-cost training in all aspects of video and multimedia production and access to our facilities and equipment to produce programs and multimedia projects for BNN Community TV [Comcast 23 | RCN 83] and live streaming on our website. Production resources include a full-service TV studio, digital cameras, nonlinear editing systems, a mobile production truck and the Timothy Smith Network Media Lab, outfitted with Mac computers with the latest software applications. Your organization will receive membership privileges for up to 4 representatives.

Plus your organization may promote community events on the BNN Community Message Board shown 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on our channels and streamed live on out website. You will also receive eblast announcements and our e-newsletter, Boston Neighborhood Network Connection, to keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings, training opportunities and programming highlights

Could your organization benefit from a weekly talk show program?  BNNLive programming may be the answer for your busy organization. 

BNNLive programming can help your busy organization produce a show to improve your visibility and effectively communicate important information to your constituents.  No technical expertise is necessary.  You provide the content, host and guests and the BNN production crew handles all the technical aspects of producing a show.

BNNLive programming is a talk show format with viewer call-in capability designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. Boston-based or Boston-serving nonprofit community organizations, public agencies and institutions may qualify to participate in BNNLive programming  shown on BNN’s News & Information channel [Comcast 9| RCN 15] and streamed live on our website. These programs are an effective, inexpensive way to reach your target audience. Sign Up Today

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