Watch the Seattle Channel’s elections coverage and remember to vote by Tuesday, November 6

This is the first Presidential Election that King County has voted all by mail. Voters are reminded to turn ballots into ballot drop boxes before 8 pm on November 6 or make sure the ballot is postmarked November 6 or earlier.

If you’re a new voter and you haven’t registered yet, it’s not too late. New voters can register in person until Oct 29. Here’s how:  http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections/registration.aspx

Registered voters should receive ballots no later than October 23. Track your ballot packet and get questions answered at http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx.

The Seattle Channel has covered the election during the last few weeks, and a roundup of the video election coverage can be found below:

 Don’t forget to vote on or before Nov. 6!

Two openings on tech advisory board

Applications are being taken through Feb. 1st for two volunteer positions on City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board.

The ten member Citizens’ Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB – seattle.gov/cttab) helps guide city strategies and investments in our digital future, including broadband deployment and adoption, Seattle Channel and Seattle.gov services, cable tv franchise agreements, Technology Matching Fund grants and efforts to close the digital divide. 

For these two-year volunteer positions, the City is looking for people with the time to serve and interest or expertise in one or more of these areas:

•     the future of television programming and digital journalism

•     strategic partnerships and broadband development

Applications will be taken through Feb 1, 2012.  See more details about the position requirements and the Board at http://www.seattle.gov/cttab/ .  Please email your resume and letter of interest to CommunityTechnology@seattle.gov.

Seattle Channel Gets New General Manager

John Giamberso was just named the new Seattle Channel General Manager, following a national search. He has extensive experience in television production and web streaming, having been both the Operations Manager and Production Manager at the Seattle Channel. Formerly, John was the Station Manager at King County Television. He has been an integral part of the team at Seattle Channel that has built a national reputation with innovative quality programming covering politics, communities and arts.