Nonprofit organizations can become members of CTN and enjoy great benefits. Our annual membership rates are extremely reasonable: $125 for budgets under $100,000; $300 for budgets between $100,000 and $350,000; and, $500 for budgets over $350,000.
Here are the amazing benefits of CTN membership for nonprofit organizations:
We will produce a profile of your organization up to 3 minutes in length, within the following parameters: 1) we will shoot out in the field for up to 4 hours cumulatively, 2) we will interview 2-4 people whom you designate who as a group can accurately, effectively and comprehensively describe the organization, 3) we will edit the video from the footage collected and make it available to you through YouTube.
Public Service Announcement (PSA)
Upon request, CTN will edit a PSA about the organization from the footage collected for the organizational profile. The PSA will be a commercial about the organization approximately 30-60 seconds in length and will be aired at random between programs on Channel 5 for as long as the organization is a member.
Once a month, CTN staff will send an email request for news to your organization’s staff person responsible for press releases. These news items may be:
- An opportunity for a short interview in our studio;
- or, An opportunity for a short news story taped in the field.
These highlights are generally 5 minutes in length and will be aired between pro- grams or as a series on Channel 5 as well as posted to YouTube for your organization’s use.
Speakers and Presentations
As we are available, we will tape our nonprofit members’ events when there is a speaker or series of single speakers. These are also aired on Channel 5 and uploaded to YouTube usually within 24 hours of the event.
Discount of Other Production Services
All of the above production services are member benefits provided at no extra charge. However, if a nonprofit member requires additional production services, they will receive a 15% discount of our already affordable rates.
Each member will have a page on our website with the member’s logo and mission statement plus all the videos CTN has produced for the organization, including the profile, PSAs, any interviews or field-taped news stories, coverage of speakers and presentations and any purchased video productions services.
Videos Available for Members' Websites
These videos are first uploaded to YouTube then downloaded to the member page, so that members can go to their page, click on the YouTube icon and download any of their videos to their own website. Members' Announcements & Events. If a member registers on the CTN website and gives CTN staff their username, any announcements or events that member posts on our community calendar and on-air bulletin board will automatically be listed on their member page.