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Program Description

  Media - Montgomery College

Montgomery College Television creates videos for Montgomery College educational cable channels, website, and social media. Funds are used for staff, equipment, operating expenses, and training student interns using hands on, real life production techniques and facilities. Videos educate, inform, and support student success (i.e. closing the achievement gap, dual enrollment, retention, completion, transfer, and academic excellence.) MCTV produces videos in Spanish, Amharic, Vietnamese, French, and Korean, and provides outreach to targeted underserved populations, engaging first generation college students, non-native English speakers, immigrants, veterans, single parents, and those who are food insecure. Videos explore careers, economic development, and workforce preparedness. Additional funds are provided through the Montgomery College operating budget.

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Program Contacts

Contact Michele Crane of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2845 or Julie Knight of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2760 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Hours of first-run locally produced and acquired Montgomery College MC-ITV programming 1188278220280300
Hours of Montgomery College student-assisted original programming 212284125145180
1  In FY21, original first-run and student-assisted programming declined due to reduction of in-person events (including sports), and faculty and students not having access to facilities. Also, short-form programming took priority over long-form. However, we were able to acquire more programming than we normally would outside of the pandemic.
2  In FY21, student-assisted hours of original programs declined due to both the pandemic's impact on in-person events, as well as the need for short-form promos and PSAs.
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Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved00.00
FY23 Approved00.00

Notes: Funding for MCPS-TV and Montgomery College Television is provided as a fund transfer to the MCPS and Montgomery College budgets.