Membership

Join BNN and get the training and tools you need to become a media maker! We offer a wide range of training opportunities, access to state-of-the art facilities, equipment and software, and access to our cable channels and website for distribution. You can learn how to create your own TV program, or to produce state-of-the-art multimedia projects for the web - and we'll help you every step of the way. Check out our website or give us a call if you want more information. 

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.

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ORIENTATION
Boston Neighborhood Network orientation is mandatory for members to learn about BNN policies and guidelines to guarantee a more productive experience. We provide an introduction to our media services and benefits, and a tour of our facility. Orientations are held the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Registration and membership are required to attend.  Register Now

For more information or to register for an orientation, contact:
Membership & Development Manager
617-708-3224
membership@bnntv.org

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

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 the BNN Community TV channel: 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 Now

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 Membership 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 the BNN Community TV channel: 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 BNN Timothy Smith Network Media Lab, outfitted with Mac computers and 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 Now

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, including the BNN Timothy Smith Network Media Lab, to produce programs and multimedia projects for BNN Community TV and live streaming on our website. We also provide special training opportunities and activities for youth and seniors. You will 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 Now

ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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 the BNN Community TV channel: 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, to keep you up to date on BNN events, screenings, training opportunities and programming highlights.  Sign Up Now

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 to share with your target audience on our channels and website, plus 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 the BNN Community TV channel: 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 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 Now

Could your organization benefit from your own weekly talk show?  BNNLive programming is an effective, inexpensive way to reach your target audience.

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 the BNN News & Information channel: Comcast 9 | RCN 15 and streamed live on or website. 

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.  Learn More 

Download the Membership Application or Sign Up Online Now