Serving the Santa Clarita Valley (Calif.) since 1995, SCVTV is the community's public television channel(s), reaching the entire SCV on Time Warner Cable Channel 20, TWC Digital Channel 29.3, AT&T U-Verse 99/Santa Clarita, and here at A 501c3 nonprofit, SCVTV™ operates the channels for the William S. Hart Union High School District, City of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Community College District (COC), and the Saugus, Newhall, Castaic and Sulphur Springs school districts. SCVTV™ provides video production and other media services to schools, nonprofits and businesses. SCVTV's provides local breaking news, sports, business, entertainment and event coverage, and more. SCVTV's Nonprofit News Center ( features PSAs (TV commercials) for charitable events in the SCV. Attention local businesses: To sponsor SCVTV programs, e-mail us here or call (661) 251-8820. SCVTV relies on the support of viewers like you. Advertising and donations are tax-deductible.
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General Contact
Leon Worden
  President-CEO, SCVTV
Michael R. Mazzetti
  Treasurer-CFO, SCVTV
Fred W. Trueblood
  Board Secretary, SCVTV
Susan Shapiro
  Board of Directors, SCVTV
Megan Mann
  Production Manager
Tim Whyte
  Development Director
Tami Edwards
  Sales Director
Austin Dave
  Production Specialist
Desiree Perez
  Production Specialist
Dave Caldwell
  Sports Director
Michele Lazzara
  Advertising Manager

About Us
    SCVTV™ is a California nonprofit public-benefit corporation dedicated to providing local television and multimedia programming and service to the Santa Clarita Valley. is SCVTV's news operation, providing general Santa Clarita Valley news as well as local sports news, business news, entertainment news and more. is "Local Television for Santa Clarita" on the Internet. Operated solely for public benefit, provides a live stream of the television channel and also podcasts programming for 24/7 playback. All programs produced by SCVTV for television are also podcast on

Terms Of Service
All content, whether text or video, on any SCVTV website (,,, etc.) is copyrighted — by someone. You are free to view it; e-mail your friends about it; download podcasts for your own personal, noncommerical use; and link to any page ending in "html." However, you may not disassemble, alter or redistribute any content, or embed any audio or video or podcast (in whole or in part) into any website or blog, without the express permission of both SCVTV and any additional copyright holder.
By submitting a video for playback on Channel 20 or any SCVTV website, you are affirming that you have all necessary rights to display it on and disseminate it over the Internet, including any music or "B-roll" it may contain. Also, you acknowledge that you are permanently licensing to SCVTV, and to any affiliated entities that may exist now or in the future, its unconditional use and distribution in all current and future formats. "SCVTV" is a registered trademark of SCVTV (U.S. Patent No. 3339007) and the name may not be used in any form without express permission. Content is made available on the SCVTV websites at the sole discretion of SCVTV. Violation or falsfication of any of these terms and affirmations, whether intentional or unintentional, may result in penalties ranging from temporary suspension to permanent revocation of playback privileges.
When is it — and when isn't it — OK to repurpose someone else's copyrighted work? What is in the public domain? When must you get someone's permission to appear in your video? We offer no legal advice, but these documents may provide some guidance:
Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the U.S.
   Cornell University, January 2008
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
   American University (Washington, D.C.), June 2008
Free Use vs. Fair Use
   Washington College of Law, American University

SCVTV Officer Bios
Leon Worden
Leon Worden
     Leon Worden is president and CEO of SCVTV, the 501c3 nonprofit agency that operates the Santa Clarita Valley's public television channels and provides multimedia services to all government agencies and to the 120 nonprofit organizations that serve the Santa Clarita Valley, Calif. An SCV resident since 1970, UCLA graduate and award-winning journalist (Associated Press, California Newspaper Publishers Association, National Newspaper Association, Numismatic Literary Guild awards for investigative reporting, business writing, opinion pages, websites), Leon was Senior Editor of The Signal newspaper until 2007. He has produced local television programming since 2002 and has served as president of the SCV Historical Society, chairman of the City of Santa Clarita's Newhall Redevelopment Committee, founding director of the Friends of Mentryville, founding member of the Los Angeles County Small Business Commission and the county's Ad-Hoc Committee on Homeless Services (SCV), and co-creator of the SCV Sheriff Station's first Haunted Jailhouse. Leon continues to serve as chairman of the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade; publisher of the Old Town Newhall Gazette; manager of, SCV History In Pictures ( and other local websites. He serves on the Hart District's Career Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Group and SCV Habitat for Heroes. As a contributing writer to Coinage, the largest U.S. numismatic monthly, he has won Numismatic Literary Guild awards for best coin article in a U.S. coin magazine (2006, 2007) and the NLG's top journalism award for best numismatic article in any medium, worldwide (2008).
Michael R. Mazzetti
Mike Mazzetti
    Michael has lived in the Santa Clarita Valley for nearly 20 years. Following a decade in the Flight Test Engineering Department at the famous Lockheed Skunk Works in Burbank, he has spent the last 18 years an Audio Engineer mixing shows for every major network and cable channel and has two Emmy nominations for his work. He spent 10 years on the road with ABC Sports, televising just about every sport there is. For four years, he toured with Frank Sinatra as a staff engineer and on both the "Duets" and "Duets 2" CDs. He now stays closer to home as one of the top television audio mixers in Hollywood. His current shows include "Divorce Court" for Fox, "The Gong Show" for Comedy Central and "Merv Griffin's Crosswords." In September he will head the audio team for the new Bonnie Hunt talk show for Telepictures. He designs and rents audio systems used to produce television shows. An active volunteer in the community, Michael helps teach television production to local junior and senior high school students and is an advisor to the Hart School District ROP program. He rebuilt and upgraded the SCVTV television studio and edit bay; has volunteered for 14 years with the Saugus High School Band, recording 13 CDs for Jazz Ensemble; and works with the City of Santa Clarita Disaster Preparedness Group as a City Radio Officer and designed and built the City's emergency communication system. For fun, he can be found on his boat on a local lake, riding his Harley or throwing a tennis ball to his golden retriever, Winston.
Fred Trueblood
Fred Trueblood
    Fred's family came to Newhall in 1938 and purchased the Newhall Signal and Saugus Enterprise newspaper. He was born and raised in the Santa Clarita Valley, attended local schools and served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. Fred is a magna cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University and is a former SCV Man of the Year. After 31 years with Southern California Edison, Fred formed a consulting company focusing on organization development; a sports media company that does filming and promotional work for Eastmans' Publishing on the Outdoor Channel; and he is a senior partner in Paladin Principle, a regional public relations and governmental affairs firm. Fred also served as a field deputy for former Assemblyman Dr. Keith Richman.
Major Independent Producers

City of Santa Clarita
    The City of Santa Clarita televises City Council and Planning Commission meetings live on Channel 20 and on Council, Planning and Parks Commission meetings are also available permanently on following each meeting. In addition, the City produces the weekly program, "This Week in Santa Clarita." For more information visit the City's website,

College of the Canyons
    During the fall and spring semesters, COC's RTVF (Radio, Television, Film) classes produce the weekly "Cougar News" and "Cougar Insider" programs which cover both campus and general Santa Clarita news.
David Brill
  RTVF Instructor
Ron Entrekin
  RTVF Instructor
Jose Franco

Hart District ROP
    The William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program for Television and Video Production uses the SCVTV Media Center as a classroom laboratory and produces "Hart District TV," which appears on SCVTV. In addition, as a hands-on learning experience originally facilitated through the School and Business Alliance (School-to-Career), Hart District ROP students perform crew functions for other programming such as "Legacy" and "Newsmaker of the Week."
Philip Scorza
  ROP Instructor

Megan Mann
Megan Mann
    Megan is a graduate of College of the Canyons, where she served as producer for COC's "Cougar News." She was recognized as both Journalist of the Year and Producer of the Year by Media Arts Department during her involvement with the student-produced newscast. From College of the Canyons, Megan moved on to work as a news reporter, producer and ultimately production manager for SCVTV. In her free time, Megan can often be found on the fairway or engulfed in the latest John Grisham novel. Today she is enthusiastic about working in Santa Clarita to help provide local television to the SCV.
Dave Caldwell
Dave Caldwell
    Dave has been broadcasting, producing and writing about Santa Clarita sports for more than 12 years. He has served as Sports Editor of The Signal, Sports Director at KHTS AM-1220, and Sports Director at SCVTV. For each of the past five years, Dave has been named one of the Top 10 Play-by-Play Sportscasters in Southern California by the Los Angeles Daily News. From 2000 to 2008, Dave hosted "The SCV Sports Show," which focused on youth sports in Santa Clarita. More than 150 shows were produced, each giving three to five teams of 5- to 10-year-olds their 15 minutes of fame. In addition to being the "Voice of Santa Clarita Sports," Dave is also the "Voice of the Matadors," handling radio play-by-play of Cal State Northridge women's basketball and baseball. Dave has lived in Santa Clarita since 1990.
Desiree Ramos
Desiree Perez
    Desiree is a graduate of the Art Institute-Los Angeles. During her time there, she worked on many productions ranging from narrative short films to music videos to independent films — including her own. Her studies led to a passion for lighting and cinematography. She has served as director of photography on many short films, some of which have been presented at film festivals in Los Angeles. She enjoys writing and playing music as often as she can.
Austin Dave
Austin Dave
    Austin spent two years in the GVTV television production class at Golden Valley High School — one year on the staff and one year as the student producer. Following graduation in June 2009 he enrolled in the News Media class at College of the Canyons, where he enjoys his position as Web Director of Cougar News Online ( In his spare time, Austin films and edits projects for local businesses, schools and bands. Video editing and cinematography are his two deepest passions. He enjoys living in the city of Santa Clarita and is the youngest member of the SCVTV staff.
Tami Edwards
Tami Edwards
     Tami is a Santa Clarita Valley native. Her family has been in Santa Clarita since 1936. After graduating from Hart High School in 1989, she dedicated the next 18 years to raising her four children alongside her husband — who was her Peachland Elementary School sweetheart. Satisfied she had laid a positive foundation for her children, she joined the work force. As a multimedia account executive for The Signal newspaper, she was responsible for increasing automotive ad sales by nearly 1,000 percent. Today she is the Sales Director for the network and co-host of SCVTV's "SCV Today" morning show. Tami serves on the board of Circle of Hope and represents School Board Member Steve Sturgeon on the Hart District Advisory Committee. Of all Tami's accomplishments, she is proudest of her role as mom to a member of the U.S. Navy.
Tim Whyte
Tim Whyte
    After an 18-year community newspaper career, Tim launched Whyte House Media, a writing, editing and public relations business, in February 2007. For several years he hosted "Your City," a program produced for SCVTV by the City of Santa Clarita, and also served as part-time writer and producer of "SCV's Top Ten." Tim joined The Signal as an entry-level reporter in 1989, advancing to Editor in 1994 and General Manager in 2004. He has received more than three dozen journalism awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, Associated Press, Greater L.A. Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists and National Newspaper Association. He is president of the SCV Press Club, which has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to local students since 1997. He also serves on the SCV Dodger Day Committee and the board of the SCV Food Pantry. Tim grew up in the SCV, graduated from Saugus High School in 1984, studied journalism at College of the Canyons and graduated cum laude from Cal State Northridge (political science). A part-time professor in the CSUN Journalism Department since 1998, Tim lives in Saugus with his wife, Erin, and their two children.

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