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TV Santa Barbara Welcomes Six New Board Members and Announces the 2021/ 2022 Board of Directors

By Erik Davis | August 24, 2021

TV Santa Barbara announces the addition of six new members to the Board of Directors and the appointment of Meighann Helene as Board Chair. TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), the region’s community media access center since 1974, welcomes six new members to their Board of Directors. TVSB welcomes Laura Treat, Regina Ruiz, Courtney Frazer, Don Katich,…

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TV Santa Barbara Flags Fly Above State Street

By Erik Davis | June 30, 2021

Thanks to Downtown Santa Barbara’s State Street Flag Program, TV Santa Barbara flags flew above State Street from June 23 to June 30 for the first time in the organization’s 74 year history! Just look up – you’ll see a beautiful addition to the vibe of Downtown Santa Barbara, the fluttering colorful flags of the…

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TV Santa Barbara Celebrates Summer Solstice Through Video

By Erik Davis | June 22, 2021

Hour-long Summer Solstice Celebration Video will Premiere at the Historic Arlington Theatre on Saturday June 26. SANTA BARBARA, CA – June 22, 2021 – TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), the region’s community media access center, is proud to announce that they have produced an hour-long video spectacular for Summer Solstice Celebration Inc. as part of TVSB’s…

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TV Santa Barbara Wins Gold, Silver and Bronze at 2021 Telly Awards

By Erik Davis | May 25, 2021

The “Make Goleta Count!” Census video produced in partnership with the City of Goleta wins the prestigious Gold Award for Video Excellence. SANTA BARBARA, CA – May 25, 2021 – TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), the region’s community media access center that operates channels 17 and 71, is proud to announce today that they were recognized…

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Phased Re-Opening for Indoor Productions

By Erik Davis | April 26, 2021

TV Santa Barbara has received clearance to re-open our indoor studios for video production services. The tentative schedule for the phased re-opening of the indoor spaces are as follows: Editing Bays (now with Final Cut Pro and Premiere) to open at reduced capacity on Monday, May 3, 2021. Studio B to open at reduced capacity…

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TV Santa Barbara’s 2020/ 2021 Impact Report is Available for Download

By Erik Davis | April 21, 2021

Please download and read TV Santa Barbara’s Impact Report here to learn more about how TVSB has given back to the Santa Barbara community over the last year while maintaining 24/7 programming on two community access channels. Download the PDF here. TV Santa Barbara… Empowering People to Make Media that Matters!

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TV Santa Barbara’s Pandemic Pivot

By Erik Davis | March 18, 2021

Simply 805 by Sara Caputo: Reimagining to Assist the Community When TV Santa Barbara started in 1974, TV sets were as big as crates, the equipment was bulky, and the mission was to provide the community with an outlet for self-expression. Nearly five decades later, a lot has changed in the world of public access…

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TV Santa Barbara Launches “Give Forward” Program

By Erik Davis | March 1, 2021

TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), the region’s community media access center which operates channels 17 and 71, announced today a “2021 TVSB Give Forward Program” which will support local non-profit organizations, humanitarian causes and individuals through media. The mission of TV Santa Barbara is to empower people to make media that matters.The Give Forward initiative will…

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TV Santa Barbara Modernizes Editing Stations

By Erik Davis | February 19, 2021

TV Santa Barbara has modernized its editing bay to comply with safety regulations while also providing more resources for members. TVSB Members will now be able to reserve editing time online and will have access to the latest versions of both Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere. We look forward to welcoming you back as…

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TV Santa Barbara Media Awards 2019

By Erik Davis | March 3, 2020

Dear Members and Attendees, From all of us at TV Santa Barbara, thank you so much for attending the 2019 TVSB Media Access Awards and for your support of community access television. The energy and electricity at the Alcazar Theatre was incredible and we are still glowing from the success of that amazing event. We…

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