Archive for January, 2012


2012 Winter Park State of the City Address

Hear the 2012 Winter Park State of the City Address presented by Mayor Ken Bradley. The Mayor’s remarks were made at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce luncheon on January 18, 2012, held at the Winter Park Community Center. Remarks by Winter Park city commissioners are also included. In a separate segment, hear the presentation of the Employee of the Year Awards and remarks by the luncheon sponsors. Feature Length — 31:15


Produced by Desta Horner. Event photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Audio production assistance – Full Sail University.

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State of the Cities: 2011

Hear the 2011 annual State of the Cities address by Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Winter Springs Mayor Charles Lacey. They represent the 2 municipalities whose boundaries abut each other in east Seminole county, Florida. Their remarks were spoken at the January 5, 2012 Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce members’ luncheon held at the Oviedo Mall. Feature length – 01:01:45


Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Audio production assistance courtesy Seminole State College (Jose R. Badillo & Jaime Matos)

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Commentary: Cops ‘n Cars

Commentary: Cops ‘n Cars (photo - CMF Public Media)Michelle Ertel, a director on the board of the Oviedo ~ Winter Springs Optimist Club, commenting on why kids and community matter. The Optimist Club sponsors the 7th annual Cops ‘n Cars for Kids Car Show, January 21, 2012 at the Oviedo Mall. Length: 03:41
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Winter Park Mayoral Election

Winter Park Election titleOn January 31, 2012, voters in the city of Winter Park will elect a mayor to serve for the next three years. The candidates are the incumbent mayor Ken Bradley and the challenger Nancy Miles. In separate interviews each candidate discusses issues such as the fiscal health of the city, the State Office Building swap, the Fairbanks corridor, Sunrail and their vision for the city’s future.


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Political Ads

Political Ads

Altamonte Springs mayor Pat Bates discusses her recent encounter with attack ads in her re-election campaign and Dr. Rick Fogelsong, political science professor at Rollins College comments on the need for increased transparency to identify the sponsors of shadowy electioneering communications organizations. These independent political organizations can raise unlimited funds in the attempt to influence even local elections. Length: 18:33


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Superintendent Search

Seminole Superintendent Search title

The Seminole County School Board has initiated a search for a new superintendent to replace retiring superintendent Dr. Bill Vogel. In this feature we will discuss the selection process with the search coordinator, SCPS Human Resources Director John Reichert. You will also hear from members of the Community Superintendent Search Advisory Committee who were chosen as community representatives to assist in evaluating the applicants. Mr. Reichert will explain how the public can offer input about the candidates for superintendent. Length: 18:33


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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