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Behind the Red Circle
Behind the Red Circle takes a deeper look at TEDxNaperville ideas. The TEDx program gives local communities the opportunity to create TED-like experiences locally through their own event. Host and curator, Arthur Zards sits down with the Chicago area’s most original and visionary thinkers to further explore their ideas.
Are you unemployed, underemployed, or looking for a career change? Find your next career success with host Kim White as she discusses coaching tips and current trends in the job market with industry experts.
- iChallenges and Opportunities When Reimagining Work in the New Normal
On this episode of Career Center, Kim White is joined by experts to discuss this “new normal,” and the challenges and opportunities that come with it.
- iEmployment Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Several experts join hosts Kim White & Liz Spencer via Zoom to discuss the job market now and in the future as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
NCTV17 broadcasts a wide variety of community events each year including parades, band concerts, choral groups, school concerts, presentations and ceremonies.
- iBuilding the Beloved Community: Repairing the World
On June 28th the NILA held “Building the Beloved Community: Repairing the World,” a call for racial justice and interfaith solidarity
Dana Being Dana
Dana Being Dana is hosted by Dana Michelle. Building on her successful weekly radio talk show on Intellectual Radio, Dana discusses topics that matter to real people. She focuses on the human connection and getting the most out of life by living intentionally.
Since 2006, NCTV17 has produced 20 documentaries, including many in partnership with the Naperville Heritage Society, showcasing and preserving local history.
- iWheels of Change
Wheels of Change explores the Automobile dealerships that were located in downtown Naperville in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, how the business changed since then, the impact of the dealerships on the community, and the impact of automobiles on American culture as a whole.
- iFuture Focus
When Superintendent Dan Bridges requested that a district-wide community group be convened to study and give comment to the promise and opportunities facing District 203 hundreds of community members (families, residents, and staff) turned out for the Future Focus sessions.
- iWe Are Rivals
Each fall, the community comes together for two crosstown high school football games. Under the bright lights of North Central College’s Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, Naperville Central takes on Naperville North in the Crosstown Classic, and Neuqua Valley takes on Waubonsie Valley in the Prairie Classic.
Finding Common Ground
Finding Common Ground is focused on important current events and how they impact our diverse population. We are many voices of one community, often with strong opinions on every side of an issue. Here, through courageous conversation in the interest of discovering collaborative solutions, we hope to find our common ground.
- iReopening Naperville’s Businesses: Too Soon or Too Late?
Two community members, Josh McBroom and Karen Peck, debate the pros and cons of reopening Naperville’s businesses and the decisions made by state/local government.
- i100 Years of Women’s Suffrage: Youth and Elections
A century ago women were granted the right to vote, but how has this effected youth and elections?
- iParents Talk About Sending Kids Back to School
The COVID-19 Pandemic has drastically changed the way so many of us live our day-to-day lives, and with going back to school right around the corner parent Joe Cross and parent and pediatrician Dr. Nisha Kakodkar talk about why they think sending kids to school is the best option.
Naperville’s only TV Game show has eight players in two teams competing to win the Game On! Trophy AND city bragging rights. Danielle Tufano, hosts the fun by steering the teams through six crazy games of skill and chance.
Inside the Chamber
Inside the Chamber is hosted by the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO and brings together a group of experts to discuss today’s top business trends and issues, especially as they affect Naperville.
The Moms Network
The Moms Network is hosted by Dr. Cathy Subber. With pragmatic advice, and a healthy dose of humor, the moms explore the many challenges and blessings of being a mother and a woman.
- iWhat Can Your Birth Order Say About Your Personality?
What Can Your Birth Order Say About Your Personality? Psychologists studied how the birth order of siblings can play a part in developing an individual’s personality for decades.
Naperville News 17
Naperville News 17 is the only weekly television newscast exclusively focused on the Naperville area. Reporters bring viewers a local perspective on the national news as well as cover all the news happening throughout the area.
- iIHSA Defies Governor, IDPH; Basketball to Start As Schedule
The IHSA announced it will start the basketball season as scheduled on November 16. This defies the Governor and IDPH recommendations.
- iGovernor, IDPH Announce Guidelines for Winter Sports
Guidelines for winter sports have been updated by the Governor and Illinois Department of Public Health with basketball now considered high-risk.
- iASEZ Volunteers Deliver Care Packages to Local First Responders
Volunteer group, ASEZ, delivered COVID-19 care packages to local first responders at the Naperville police and fire departments.
- iDuPage County Board Grants $2.5 Million to Bars and Restaurants
Just days after enhanced mitigations were put in place the DuPage County board voted to grant $2.5 million to bars and restaurants.
- iFounder of Dean’s Clothing, Dean DeGeeter, Dies at 89
Dean J. DeGeeter who in 1959 founded “Dean’s Boys Store” in Naperville, later expanded into “Dean’s Clothing”, has passed away at the age of 89.
What does a Top Cop, a Master Gardener and a Funeral Director have in common? It’s not the start of a joke but just a few of the different types of people who have sat down with host Liz Spencer to share their insight on Naperville and life… all on Naperville Notables.
Naperville Sports Weekly
Hosted by Kevin Jackman, Naperville Sports Weekly is the only television program covering both the boys’ and girls’ varsity sports at all six Naperville-area high schools.
- iBoys Cross Country St. Francis 2A Regional 10.24.20
Benet Academy travels to Cantigny Park for the St. Francis boys cross country regional championship. The teams split into two heats of races, with the top 5 team scores advance to the sectional meet at Lincoln Park on Saturday.
- iGirls Cross Country St. Francis 2A Regional 10.24.20
Benet Academy team heads to Cantigny Park in Wheaton for the girls cross country St. Francis 2A regional meet.
- iMissy Hines Coach’s Code; Metea Valley Girls Swimming Coach
Metea Valley Girls Swimming Coach Missy Hines discusses how she gets her athletes to compete at their best in this Coach’s Code
NCTV17 News Update
NCTV17 News Update delivers the latest news headlines for Naperville and the surrounding area.
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- iRelief for Restaurants, Bars | Record Voting | Winter Sport Guidelines
DuPage County to give $2.5 million to help restaurants & bars, record voting in DuPage County and new winter sport guidelines label basketball high risk.
- iCOVID-19 Update | D204 Pauses Hybrid Start | 2021 City Budget
Edward Hospital is treating 50 inpatients with COVID-19, D204 paused their start to hybrid learning, and the 2021 city budget was presented.
- iNew Restrictions In Effect | Fall Family Fun Day | Remembering Glen Ekey
Additional restrictions for Will and DuPage Counties go into effect today, Water Street’s Fall Family Fun Day, and remembering Glen Ekey.
- iLiquor, Tobacco Fees Waived | Riverwalk Master Plan | Toys For Tots
Some liquor and tobacco fees waived to help ease businesses’ financial stress, Riverwalk 2031 Master Plan approved and Toys for Tots donations needed.
- iHealth Department Guidance | Kindergarten Delayed | Amazon Fresh Hiring
The DuPage County Health Department recommends full remote learning, District 203 delays in-person school for young students, and Amazon Fresh is hiring.
- iMissing Teen Found | Will County Warning Level | Blood Drives
The 15-year-old missing teen has been found, Will County is once again at warning level, and the Rotary Clubs are hosting a blood drive.
School Scene is hosted by Naperville 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges. Together with his guests, we find out how the district is building a passion for lifelong learning and helping students become college and career ready.
- iNaperville 203’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Naperville School District 203 expands its diversity and inclusion initiative with the hiring of Dr. Rakeda Leaks as Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
On Spotlight, host Jane Wernette sits down with area nonprofits to talk about their mission and the programs and services they offer to the community.
The Red Zone
Hosted by Kevin Jackman, The Red Zone focuses on the North Central College football team. Each week Head Coach Jeff Thorne and his players stop by to break down last week’s game and preview upcoming games.
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