Springfield Area Public Access Television

303 South Street, Springfield , VT

Email: info@sapatv.org

Phone: 802-885-6248

Television Made By You

Local Production Highlight

SAPA TV STREAMING

SAPA TV Public Channel

SAPA TV Government/Education Channel

SAPA TV Video on Demand

VOD/Streaming Underwriters

Become A SAPA TV Underwriter

Jared Gunnell

Executive Director

Jared joined SAPA as the Production Manager in July 2008. In January of 2014 he became the Executive Director. Jared holds an associates of science degree in the recording arts and a bachelors of science degree in graphic design. Jared enjoys all things that are creative. Video production, graphic design and music are just a few of the creative outlets Jared likes to dabble in.

Asah Cramer

Production Manager

Asah joined SAPA in 2016.  She graduated with a BFA from Rochester Institute Technology’s School of Film and Animation.  Previous to working at SAPA TV she has worked with several local filmmakers.  When not at SAPA, she is probably baking, hiking or teaching yoga.

Kevin Paquet

Programming Manager

Kevin joined SAPA in May of 2015, after previously working at NEK-TV, the public access station in Newport, Vermont. Kevin schedules SAPA’s two channels and its bulletin board system.

 

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SAPA TV is the community media center and training facility for the towns of Springfield, Weathersfield and Chester Vermont.

Since being formed in 1998 by outgoing community members, SAPA TV has been providing the communities of Springfield, Weathersfield and Chester access to video equipment, facilities and training. SAPA TV also covers the areas local school and town government meetings in an effort to keep the community informed.

SAPA TV is truly “Television Made by You!” Local volunteers are the heartbeat of SAPA TV. Local producers create hundreds of hours of content for SAPA TV each year. We are thankful that they share their time and talents with the community.

If you would like to learn more about SAPA TV please feel free to contact us.

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Submit information for local non-profit events. Feel free to attach a PDF of event posters. (Landscape preffered)

Order DVD

Most locally produced SAPA shows are available for purchase on DVD. DVD's are $15.00. There is an additional $2.00 fee for shipping. Make checks payable to SAPA TV. If paying by credit card you do not have to fill out the form below.

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SAPA TV UNDERWRITING

Becoming a SAPA TV underwriter is a great way for you to support  and connect with your community. Your support will help SAPA TV continue to provide content and to reach viewers through cable television, internet and other viewing options. 

SAPA TV Underwriting Rates 

(All packages and rates subject to change)

The SAPA TV Grand Package

Underwrites  SAPA TV programming for 1 year. $2500

(4 Underwriting Slots Available)

  • Logo and Company info will appear as a SAPA TV Underwriter 6 times between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM on each individual channel.
  • Underwriters Logo/Link will appear on SAPA TV website homepage.
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
Monthly Options
6 Month – $1500
3 Month – $825
1 Month – $300

 

SAPA TV Meeting Underwriting Packages

The SAPA  Big Ticket Package

Underwrites All Local Government Meetings for 1 year – $1500
(2 Underwriting Slots Available)
  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of each meeting
  • Underwriters Logo will appear on the SAPA TV website Meeting VOD page.
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
Monthly Options
6 Month – $900
3 Month – $525
1 Month – $200

 

Your Community Package

Underwrites Local Town or School Government Meeting of Choice for 1 year – $600

(2 Underwriting Slots Available)

  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of chosen local meeting
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
Monthly Options
6 Month – $450
3 Month – $300
1 Month – $100

Individual Meeting

Underwrites one individual meeting – $50

  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of chosen individual meeting

In The Studio Packages

 

SAPA Studio Exec Package

Underwrites all in studio shows for 1 year (Puggy’s Corner, Book Talk etc.) – $1000
(3 Underwriting Slots Available)
  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of each studio show
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
  • Underwriters Logo will appear on the SAPA TV website In Studio VOD page.

 

Monthly Options
6 Month -$600
3 Month – $375
1 Month – $150

SAPA Solo Show Package

Underwrite individual studio show for 1 year (Puggy’s Corner, Book Talk etc.)  – $500
(3 Underwriting Slots Available)
  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of  single in studio series chosen by the underwriter
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
Monthly Options
6 Month -$300
3 Month – $225
1 Month – $100

 

SAPA Single Show Package

Underwrites one individual in studio show  – $50

  • Logo and Company info will appear as underwriter at front and end of one individual in studio show chosen by the underwriter

 

Video on Demand Package

Underwrites local programming for video on demand via SAPA TV website for 1 year – $1000
( 3 Underwriting Slots Available)
  • Logo will appear on SAPA TV video on demand page/pages
  • Company Name will appear on SAPA Underwriters Page on community bulletin board
Monthly Options
6 Month -$600
3 Month – $375
1 Month – $150

 

Individual Events

Underwrites individual event specified by the underwriter. (Sports, Concerts and other local events)

No Videographer – $50

SAPA TV equipment used but volunteer videographer provided by event holder or underwriter (Covers up to 1hour)

  • Logo and Company info will appear at front and end of individual event

( If 1 hour limit exceeded add $15 per Hour)

1 Videographer – $100

SAPA TV provides equipment and  videographer to cover  event (Covers up to 1 Hour)

  • Logo and Company info will appear at front and end of individual event

( If 1 hour limit exceeded add $30 per Hour)

 

2 Videographers – $175

SAPA TV provides equipment and 2 videographers to cover  event (Covers up to 1 Hour)

  • Logo and Company info will appear at front and end of individual event

( If 1 hour limit exceeded add $45 per Hour)

 

Individual Donations.

 

Individual donations will help make it possible for SAPA TV to provide Video on Demand of all SAPA TV produced shows as well as help fund the coverage of other local events. Any amount will help SAPA TV to be able to provide more services to the community.

(All packages and rates subject to change)

SAPA TV Board of Directors

Springfield Area Public Access Television is a non profit corporation managed by a Board of Directors consisting of members of the communities served by SAPA TV. The Board meets monthly on the second Thursday at 4:30pm in the HDEC conference room at the River Valley Technical Center. These meetings are open to the public.

Current SAPA TV Board Members

  • Marita Johnson- President

  • John Arrison – Vice President

  • Mark Blanchard – Treasurer

  • Becky Tucker – Secretary 

  • Steve Sysko

  • Bryce Honeywell

  • Mark P. Richardson

  • Bob Topolski

Stop the FCC

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With the proposed rule change from the FCC looming (for more information, please visit: http://digital.vpr.net/post/fccs-proposed-rule-threatens-cable-access-television-funding-vermont#stream/0), public access stations in Vermont are worried about what that may mean for their futures.

SAPA TV has always been proud to be a part of the vibrant communities of Weathersfield, Springfield, and Chester.  If you, as a member of the community, feel strongly about community media and would like to support SAPA-TV, please consider taking one of these steps.

  1. Contact your lawmakers personally or through a petition at the following link https://www.petition2congress.com/ctas/stop-fcc-from-defunding-peg-channels Let them know your thoughts about the importance of public access television and why you oppose the FCC proposed rule change.

  2. Making a donation.  If you donate 30 dollars or more to SAPA-TV, we will send you your very own SAPA TV mug, while supplies last.  We truly appreciate our wonderful community members and everything they have offered SAPA-TV throughout the last 20 years. We appreciate your support.

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