As a local cable access station, WCA-TV airs programming created by the community. There are two ways to get your show on WCA-TV’s broadcast: if you already have a show on DVD that was created either at home or in another community access station, or if you have an idea for a show and would like to start production.
Do you already have a show on DVD that was created either at home or in another community access station?
WCA-TV will accept your show if it meets the following criteria:
- No audio or video content that is under copyright by another person or group
- No advertising of any sort
- Producer needs to live in Watertown, MA, or work for a Watertown non-profit organization
- If you do not live or work in Watertown, you need to be sponsored by a resident or someone who works for a non-profit in Watertown, MA
Please mail the followings items:
- WCA-TV only accepts DVD hard copies and .mp4 of the program
- Signed copy of our producer sponsorship form, which can be download here
- Letter of Explanation
Watertown Cable Access Corp
Attn: Andrea Santopietro
50 Columbia Street
Watertown, MA 02472
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- 30-day processing period from submission to WCA-TV until broadcast
- Airs two (2) days a week for thirty (30) days
- Timeslots assigned by WCA-TV at our discretion
Do you have an idea for a show and would like to start production?
If you are a resident of Watertown or work for a non-profit in Watertown you can become a member for free. As a member, you can learn how to write, produce, film, and edit your own show. To start you will need to enroll and attend our certification workshops. Once certified you will have access to our production equipment and can start creating your own television show! For more information on WCA-TV workshops, please email Andrea Santopietro at firstname.lastname@example.org. To sign up for classes, you must be a member. Click here to register today
Please note for studio productions you need to assemble your own production crew that must be trained as well. Please click here to download our Policies & Procedures, as they have changed.