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, Rescue History, Jay Bruce Lion Hunter or tour the Gold Bug Mine. They enjoy living history at
or American River Conservancy’s Wakamatsu
Festival. Jason Bross “flies” viewers over Lake Tahoe, Marshall Gold
Park Hope Valley,
Main Street Placerville, the
in Cameron Park and more. They view Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon’s
new “The Where and Wears of El Dordo County taking you on tours of the
Apple Hill to Cameron Park and even a rafting trip down the Skate Park .
They get lessons on Greek Cooking watching Sue Tweeton’s Simply Delicious or
Flower Arranging with the Flower Diva, Angie Zimmerman and catch up on what’s
happening at the El Dorado Arts Council, Vision Coalition, CASA, New Morning,
MORE, Sunburst Camp and see the good work being done by the Food Bank.
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 126 West, Elvin Bishop, Johnny Mojo, Hickory Wind, and the Whiskey Beggars. The
audience takes hikes with Debbie Preston
and her dog Toots, ride the Rubicon Trail, see a classic car show with over 100
amazing cars and even take tours of Placerville and the Motherlode with the
late Huell Howser. 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