Quesnel talking to Quesnel

Join the grassroots conversation on the recently launched QToday

Nate Bello

Nate Bello

Quesnel Media Access Group (QMAG) is reaching out to the community.

With so much of viewers attention centered on provincial, national and international content, QMAG wants to bring the focus back to Quesnel.

“We want people to tune in, join QMAG and provide ideas of what issues or stories they’d like to see up for discussion,” QMAG marketing coordinator Nate Bello said.

Every day of the week, viewers can enjoy QToday, a program produced by QMAG and aired at 8 a.m., 5 p.m., 10 p.m. on Shaw TV, cable channel 10 or online, on demand at www.qcatv.ca.

Bello, former mayor of Quesnel and educator, is one of 12 QMAG members, but he’s hoping for many more to come on board and expand the reach and scope of the group.

“I’ve always loved communications and QMAG is a logical extension of my previous community involvement,” he said.

“This program is the public’s opportunity to have a conversation about the issues facing Quesnel today.

“The goal of these conversations is to find positive solutions.”

Bello added along with news and commentaries, QMAG is looking to bring human interest stories, reflecting the face of the community.

Put simply, QMAG is Quesnel talking to Quesnel.

Bello also said there’s ample room for local businesses to get involved through sponsorship of various parts of the programming.

The Cariboo Observer is already partnering with QToday, supplying significant content for the news portion.

“We like to see more people get involved,” Bello said.

“If you believe in community communication, join us and become a member of QMAG.”

Bello is eager to bring the message to the community and just a quick phone call and he’ll come by for a free consultation on how you and/or your business can get involved.

As with any venture, there are many, diverse opportunities including promotions, production, on air or simply by making a donation.

“We want to showcase Quesnel through the eyes of its community members,” Bello said.

To find out how to get involved in QMAG call Bello at 250-992-3650 or e-mail qtoday@qcatv.ca.