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New America Now on Comcast TV On Demand

NAM's Monthly Show on Bay On Demand

Video, Anchor/Sr. Producer: Odette Keeley / Chief Videographer/ Master Editor: Mike Siv / Executive Editor: Sandy Close Posted: Jul 16, 2009

Join NAM News Anchor Odette Keeley every month on New America Now on COMCAST ON DEMAND. Go to Channel One - ON DEMAND, Click on Get Local, then go to Public Affairs and then find the New America Media folder.

Check out this months featured segments:

Airing: July 1 August 1, 2009:

  • NAM Special Report: "A Mother's Slap"

    A Chinese-American war veteran who lost his legs in Iraq, recalls how he got back on his own feet. This video report is part of the NAM Los Angeles Veterans Project.

    Producer/Video: Cliff Parker.

  • NAM Events: Highlights of the 2009 NAM National Ethnic Media Awards & Expo

    Over 400 ethnic media professionals from across the country gathered at the Atlanta Hyatt Regency on June 4-5 to honor the exceptional work of ethnic media journalists nationwide. Over 80 exhibitors, including ethnic media, showcased the news and issues of their communities, and also attended 20 professional development workshops with experts from various fields. In this video report, the Awards Reception and Banquet is featured.

    Video/Producers: Cliff Parker, Mike Siv, Paul Billingsley / Editor: Cliff Parker.

  • NAM Special Report: "Latina Immigrants Speak"

    Hispanic women immigrants are holding their families together through faith, fierce determination and a strong work ethic. New America Now spoke to some of them who represent the faces and voices of NAM"s recently released poll: "Women Immigrants: Stewards of the 21st Century".

    Producer/ Video: Josue Rojas.

  • NEW AMERICA NOW: September 2008 Edition

  • Spotlight on NAM Events: A Newsmaker Briefing with CA State Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald George and the SF Bay Area ethnic media on July 10, 2008 at the Judicial Council Conference Center in San Francisco. Justice George shared his passion for diversity in the judicial bench and the need for more court interpreters.
    • Producer: Odette Keeley / Video: Mike Siv
  • Spotlight on NAM Events: NAM partnered with the CA Bureau of Automotive Repair [BAR] to present Green Street Car Shows in Fresno and San Jose last June and July. The fairs were designed to equip youth and ethnic communities with information on better car usage and maintenance.
    • Video: Mike Siv
  • Spotlight on NAM Events: Through NAMs ongoing collaborations with J-Schools around the country, NAM and the Louisiana State University convened representatives from the university; as well as ethnic media and immigrants rights groups in the Gulf states last January. The group discussed coverage of Katrina and regional issues; and also possible ways to connect and work together.
    • Video: Cliff Parker

    Video Teaser: September 2008 edition
    This is a streaming MP4 video - you'll need Quicktime 6 or later to view it.

    Check out this months featured video segments with NAM News Anchor Odette Keeley:
    • NAM Special Reports: The biggest single work site immigration raid on a meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa shows how the plight of undocumented workers affects small town America.
      • Intro: Sandip Roy / Reporter: Marcelo Ballve / Video: Cliff Parker
    • Spotlight on NAM Events: A Newsmaker Briefing with CA State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass who spoke to ethnic media in the Los Angeles area on May 16 at Mercado La Paloma in L.A. on the status of the state's budget in the face of a $17.2 B deficit.
      • Producer: Odette Keeley / Video: Ricky Morales / Editor : Mike Siv
    • Spotlight on NAM Events: NAM & the Public Policy Institute of CA held a News Briefing in S.F. on August 1, 2008. PPIC shared with the ethnic media in the S.F> Bay Area the results of its latest environmental survey which shows that ethnic residents want govt to do more to address air pollution and global warming. The survey was funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
      • Producer: Mary Ambrose: / Video: Mike Siv

    Video Teaser: July 2008 edition
    This is a streaming MP4 video - you'll need Quicktime 6 or later to view it.

    Check out this months featured video segments with NAM News Anchor Odette Keeley:
    • Spotlight on Ethnic Media: Three of the countrys leading Chinese-language media outlets: World Journal, Sing Tao Daily and Ming Pao Daily serve as the bridge of the diaspora to victims of the Sichuan earthquake.
    • NAM Ethnic Media Events: NAM & American University host a newsmaker briefing with three top education leaders in the nations capitol and surrounding cities
    • NAM Special Report: A profile of Joyce Cook from Oakland, CA whose son was just released from prison. She participated in the recent townhall of the Equal Voice for Americas Families campaign.
    Video-On-Demand Show Opens Window for Ethnic and Youth Media
    New America Media, Event Report, Peter Micek, Dec 20, 2006
    The new program features several video segments each month. The first episode airs "Got Shot," a segment tracking young people living with bullet wounds and bullets still inside them, and "Taxi Terror," about the life of Arab American cabdrivers. Ethnic and youth media collaborate on the series.
    Launch of TV program 'New America Now' with Comcast
    New America Media, Photo Gallery, Mona Koh, Dec 15, 2006
    Launch introduces immigrant/ethnic perspectives through "New America Now," produced by NAM available on demand to Comcast's Northern CA subscribers.
    How a punch in the arm led to an innovative media development
    San Francisco Chronicle, News Report, Joe Garofoli, Dec 14, 2006
    The story of how a generation of Bay Area teens ended up walking around with bullets in their bodies, a story that is now available to 2.6 million California Comcast subscribers, had an atypical origin.
    Step into the Stories Making News in the New AmericaThe Voices and Views of Ethnic Communities
    NAM, Press Release, Dec 13, 2006
    New America Media (NAM) and Comcast launch New America Now ethnic news program throughout Northern California.

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