Canada’s oldest campus-based TV facility, Community-University Television was founded in 1969 and supports a variety of independent productions. Serving students of Concordia University and the surrounding community. CUTV is a hub for independent media production and growing alternative media institutions. Current CUTV projects include the Grassroots Coverage Fund and Local 514. You can read CUTV’s mandate and bylaws here.
Monday: 1pm – 4pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 1pm – 4pm
Our offices and studio are located at CUTV 2110 Mackay on the fourth floor.
You can reach us at the following:
2110 Mackay St #403
Montreal, QC H3G 2J1
Our Board of Directors
Nicolas Chevalier (they/them) is an activist around climate justice and the solidarity economy, as well as a community organizer. They have been crucial mobilizers for Climate Justice Montreal, SEIZE Concordia and have successfully organized numerous activist events. They currently study Environmental Science at Concordia and serve on the board of the Center for Gender Advocacy. They are passionate about applying a degrowth and decolonization lens into community building.
Allison O’Reilly (she/her) is a radio journalist and audio producer based in Montreal. After working as a reporter for Acadia Broadcasting stations in Nova Scotia, she moved to Montreal started working as Program Director for CJLO 1690 AM, Concordia’s campus radio station, a position she held for five years. During her tenure at CJLO, she co-founded the CJLO Women’s+ Collective, which aimed to increase gender parity at the station. Currently, she’s studying nursing and playing bass in local bands AIM LOW and Barnacle.
Emma Austin is a musician, podcaster, former staff member at CUTV, and Concordia alumni. She works in provincial advocacy at an Ontario-based not-for-profit and lives in Montreal.
Isabella Di Federico is a teacher in Montreal and a former Concordia student.
Kayla Driscoll (Coming soon)
Mackenzie Smedmor (coming soon)
Saeid Alinezhad (coming soon)
Savanna Craig | Video Journalist | Savanna is a host and video journalist for Local 514, a CUTV original show focused on issues affecting Montrealers. She is a graduate of Concordia University & formerly worked for both student media outlets, taking on news and investigative research, writing and editorial roles. She is a former video journalist and podcast intern at Ricochet Media.
Aude Simon | Video Journalist | Aude Simon is an editor, videographer, and video journalist with Local 514. She is also a video editor for The Link, and works on independent projects. Her visual work focuses on advocacy and activism.
Clément Lechat | L’Organe Coordinator | Clément is a graduate of Journalism at Concordia University. He is interested in solutions-oriented reporting, with a focus on politics, housing and marginalized groups. As l’Organe’s coordinator, Clément hopes to shed light on Concordia’s Francophone community and spark discussions among speakers of all languages on the Island of Montreal.
Fraser Place | A/V Coordinator | Fraser is an upcoming graduate from Concordia University’s Intermedia Program, where he deepened his understanding of the intersection between art, technology, and society. He has previously worked in stage lighting and video production, and is driven by a strong interest in emerging media infrastructures that defy and question the dominant narratives and structures of power.
Marie-Fleur Kim | Broadcast Coordinator | Marie-Fleur Kim is finishing up her Bachelor’s degree in Film Production at Concordia University. She has worked on multimedia projects with non-profit organizations and on both independent and professional film sets. The intersectionalities of filmmaking and advocacy are her interests.
Kalden Dhatsenpa| Video Journalist | Kalden Dhatsenpa is a Tibetan writer, photographer, and the host of CUTV’s newest show covering Montréal politics, Metropolis. Kalden is a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim and a member of the Canadian Dimension editorial board. He also runs the film group at The Yellow Door.
Neha Chollangi| Writer & Journalist | Neha is a writer and journalist who has worked as a reporter covering many beats including non-profits and philanthropy, climate change, and Indigenous affairs. She has previously worked at Future of Good, The Times-Chronicle, and the Review of Journalism. Neha has a keen interest in human-centered stories and channeling attention to underreported voices.
Monique Wilson | Finance Coordinator | (Coming soon)
Sophia Hirst Barsoski | Station Manager | Sophia is a graduate of the Simone De Beauvoir Institute and a Concordia alumni. During her degree she was a volunteer at CJLO 1690 AM and participated in the feminist talk show “Femme AM”. She has also been a part of many grassroots and community organizing initiatives both at Concordia and within Montreal, having volunteered at ACCM (AIDS Community Care Montreal), WSSSA (Women Studies and Sexuality Studies Student Association) and SACOMSS (Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Student Society.
Dru Jay | Executive Director | Dru is the executive director of CUTV and publisher of The Breach. He previously worked as Coordinating Editor of The Dominion, and is a co-founder of the Media Co-op, and Journal Ensemble. He is the co-author, with Nikolas Barry-Shaw, of Paved with Good Intentions: Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism.
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