The basics of Channel 2:
- Channel 2 is funded by donations and grants from the community.
- Volunteers provide the services needed to operate the station.
- Community individuals, non-profits and businesses contribute locally produced content.
- The Community Calendar informs the community of upcoming events or available public services.
- Viewers watch programs featuring the people, places, culture and history of El Dorado County.
Examples of Programming on The New Channel 2
Viewers enjoy local history with programs like George McKee Remembers Placerville, Johnny Studebaker, George Peabody’s Presentation about Spanish Flat Gold Mining, the history of the town of Rescue and the tour Placerville's Gold Bug Mine. They enjoy living history events at
, Pony Express Re-rides, Clarksville Days, and American River Conservancy’s Wakamatsu
Festival. Jason Bross “flies” viewers over Lake Tahoe, Marshall Gold
Park Hope Valley,
Main Street Placerville, and more. Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon’s show, “The Where and Wears of El Dorado County", take viewers on tours of
Apple Hill, a rafting trip down the and more. Special features highlight the good work being done by CASA, F.A.N., New Morning,
MORE and other non-profit organizations.
Citizens and veterans share in the Memorial and Veteran Day Ceremonies at the
El Dorado County Veteran’s Memorial. Entertainment is offered by local
musicians like the 120 West, Johnny Mojo, Hickory Wind, and the Whiskey Beggars. Shows featuring Jeep rides on the Rubicon Trail and local classic car shows are real popular. The late Huell Howser take viewers on his "California Gold" tours of Placerville and the Forest Genetics Institute in Camino. Several Town Hall Meetings with County Supervisors and speakers, like Sheriff D'Agostini at El Dorado Chamber of Commerce luncheons, keep viewers informed about local issues. American River
CHANNEL 2 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
George Sabato -- President
Gary Campbell -- Vice President & Program Director
Trish Wilson -- Secretary
Marilyn Weber -- Treasurer
Channel 2 is an all volunteer organization and has no employees.
We operate as a "virtual station" with no physical station. Volunteers video on site, edit at their personal offices/studios and content is uploaded to the station server via the internet. The server is located in "the closet" at Town Hall.
Contract with the City
Articles of Incorporation
IRS Letter 501 c3 Status
Information about FCC Public Access Regulations
Public Access Television--Wikipedia