Archive for September, 2011


Commentary: Teaching in Hard Times

Commentary: Teaching in Hard Times -- Mark Huaman

Mark Huaman a teacher at Winter Springs High School commenting on how his students, his colleagues and his family keeps him dedicated to a profession that has faced a year of criticism and salary cuts but still brings great personal fulfillment . He believes teachers matter. Feature length – 04:23


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Homelessness: A Community Conversation (#6)

6th Community Conversation on Homelessness title (photo - Charles E. Miller, graphic- CMF Public Media)In this sixth “conversation,” the new interim director for the county’s community services department is introduced, a draft governing charter for the collaborative is presented, new stakeholders are welcomed, recent changes in state and federal funding for homeless services are identified, short-term action items are discussed, and a project time-table is presented. Feature length – 42:16


Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Selected photos – Charles E. Miller

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Concussions

Concussion title (photo and graphic - CMF Public Media)

The risk of concussion when playing football or other contact sports can be a real concern for parents of young athletes. This feature with coaches, parents, a sports medicine physician and State Representative Chris Dorworth provides answers about how to recognize the symptoms and how to protect against concussions. Feature length – 25:52


Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner
Selected Photos – Charles E. Miller

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Oviedo Elections – No Contest

Oviedo Elections - NO Contest (graphic - Chase Anderton)We meet two elected officials in Oviedo, Florida – Dominic Persampiere and Steve Henken. Each will continue for another 2-year term in their governing office for that city. Each stood unopposed and uncontested when candidate qualifying ended on September 2nd perhaps because no residents perceived the need for new city leadership or had the necessary will or track record to compete against them. Feature length – 23:54


Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Selected Photos – Charles E. Miller

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