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 1 PM—4PM
Tuesday 10 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 1 PM–6 PM
Thursday 10 AM–6 PM
Friday 1 PM—4PM
Until late August, our temporary hours are as follows:
Monday by appointment only
Tuesday 10 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday by appointment only
Thursday 10 AM – 6 PM
Friday by appointment only
Our offices and studio are located at CUTV 2110 Mackay on the fourth floor. Until late August, you can find us at our temporary location at Concordia’s Grey Nuns facility. Use the entrance at 1175 St-Mathieu, and follow the signs to rooms MR-14 and MR-15.
You can reach us at the following:
2110 Mackay St #403
Montreal, QC H3G 2J1
Our Board of Directors
Clare Chasse is a an artist and student, currently studying anthropology and sustainability at Concordia. Passionate about public broadcast infrastructure, as well as tranformative art and media, they are active in the organizing and DIY communities within Tiohti:áke and Mohkinstsis. At present, their projects are concerned with maintaining accessible space for art, sexuality, and grassroots movements to converge in the interest of socio-ecological justice.
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.
Kayla Driscoll (Coming soon)
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.
Mackenzie Smedmor (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.
Madison Onorato | Communications Coordinator | Maddi is a recent graduate of Concordia’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. She is a visual creator with a passion for filmmaking, 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 as well as on film sets, both independent and professional. The intersectionalities of filmmaking and advocacy are her interests.
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.
View the 2022 CUTV financial audit here: