CAPS Media crews producing coronavirus updates

Are you ready for your television premiere?

CAPS Media crews are working closely with Ventura City and Ventura County officials to provide accurate and updated information on the coronavirus emergency. CAPS Crews are covering all County updates at the Government Center with videos posted at vcemergency.com/videos. CAPS is also creating Spanish language translations of the county messages for posting at vcemergency.com/covid19-sp/videos-sp.

CAPS crews are collaborating with the City of Ventura Police and Fire departments and with the Ventura County Fire department to create additional messages for the community and for internal use for emergency responders. Rest assured, CAPS Crew members are taking every precaution to be safe during these productions. All of the CAPS informational videos are being distributed on multiple platforms including City and County websites, CAPS Media, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites.

The current emergency hasn’t slowed down the determined DJs and producers at CAPS Radio at 104.1fm. CAPS Media Radio Station Director Elizabeth Rodeno has launched a campaign to have listeners, DJs and producers record brief audio diaries about what their lives are like during the distance socializing era. Broadcasters from Australia to Ventura submitted audio shorts about local community organizations and activities. Kat Merrick, Pam Baumgardner, Kathy Good, Nadine Piche, Craig Rosen, Mary Egan and other KPPQ DJs are providing personal insights, public service information, fitness and health tips and more.

If you have a message to share on KPPQ, Ventura’s public access radio station, record your 30 to 60 second daily entry and email it to radio@capsmedia.org. Tune into 104.1fm to hear the latest updates from the city and county.

Special thanks to everyone who submitted videos for CAPS Media’s #VenturaStories project – they’re great. In a week or so we will launch the first edition of the series.

Everyone has a Story to share. Be Creative – make #VenturaStories a family project with kids, pets, cooking, hobbies, sports, art, music, games and more. If you want to thank someone for a special act of kindness – #VenturaStories is a great way to do it. Teachers and students – do you have a fun or fascinating school project? Share it on #VenturaStories. Ventura Artists – demonstrate your unique talent with a #VenturaStories video. The series is also a place to share safety, health and shelter-in-place tips and messages during the current emergency. We’re looking for positive, feel-good stories that are entertaining, inspiring, enlightening and informative that we can share on television on Channel 6 and stream online at capsmedia.org.

For more info on #VenturaStories go to capsmedia.org/venturastories where you will find story ideas, production tips and other information. Keep in mind that #VenturaStories are best when they are short (3-5 minutes or less) and positive. Commercials and advertising are not acceptable and cannot be aired.

When you’re ready for your television premiere, submit your work of art to #VenturaStories online at capsmedia.org/venturastories where you will find simple instructions on how to upload your video. CAPS Media will determine which videos air and when they will air and stream. CAPS Media reserves the right to not air or distribute any videos for any reason.

Due to the Coronavirus emergency the CAPS Media Center is closed to Members and the public until further notice. CAPS Member/Producers can submit programming via the online portal at capsmedia.org for broadcast and streaming on CAPS public access television Channel 6 and on CAPS Radio KPPQ 104.1FM. All of us at CAPS Media hope everyone is Staying Safe and Healthy during this challenging time.

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