Since 1984, Neighborhood Network News (BNN News) has been covering Boston on the local community access cable television channel. Airing Monday through Friday, NNN is produced by the Boston Community Access and Programming Foundation, in cooperation with Boston University. The office for BNN News is located in the Boston University College of Communications Building, at 630 Commonwealth Avenue (two blocks outbound from Kenmore Square).
Where to Watch. For cable subscribers of Comcast, on Channel 9. For subscribers of RCN, on Channel 15.
When to Watch. BNN News airs Monday through Friday at 5:30, 9:30 and 11 p.m. At the same times, the show is streamed live on the BNN website.
Contacts. Telephone: 617 353-9700 FAX: 617 353-4680 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mailing Address: Neighborhood Network News, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Mission. The mission of the BNN News is to concentrate on the news of Boston itself. Through its coverage and by serving as a platform for a variety of guests, the show is both a forum and a crossroads for the full range of the city’s communities.
As one of the programs appearing on the Boston Neighborhood Network (BNN), the news shares in BNN’s mission:
- Giving a more direct voice to and fostering understanding among various neighborhoods, groups and points of view.
- Addressing the need of target populations.
- Increasing the access of residents to education, cultural, health and human services resources of the city.
- Strengthening the ability of all institutions to serve Boston’s residents.
Interns and contributors. BNN News invites interns and volunteers who are studying journalism (or related field) to work on the show. The show also welcomes freelance reporters developing a career in TV news, as well as community people with a strong interest in local news who would like to contribute to the show as correspondents.
Scheduling Note: Because of program’s reliance on student help, programming is suspended before the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. For times of repeat showings of BNN News and up-to-date schedule changes, please consult the website for BNN-TV.
BNN General Manager: Curtis Henderson
NNN News Director: Chris Lovett
NNN Videographer: Richard Rosenthal
NNN Producer: Adam Boyajy