Fullerton Hires Tripepi Smith for Cablecasting Services

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When the City of Fullerton issued a request for proposal for assistance on council chamber video production and related media services, Tripepi Smith and integrated partner Empire Media Productions stepped to the plate to bid. At the conclusion of the evaluation process, Tripepi Smith was the overwhelming choice of City Staff and the City Council confirmed the selection with a Council vote.

As the City’s new cablecast production partner, Tripepi Smith will produce and direct live public City Council and Planning Commission Meetings, produce the annual State of the City event and other special events as requested by City Staff. Senior Business Analyst Melanie James is the project lead, handling: crew scheduling, event logistics, project management and graphic design support.

“Live video of City Council meetings enhances transparency and provides an opportunity for the community to see their city council in action. It is an important aspect of transparency and local democracy,” said Melanie. “The City Council and City Staff in Fullerton are dedicated to keeping the public informed, and we deeply respect and value the faith they have placed in Tripepi Smith as a partner to achieve those objectives.”

The City of Fullerton has previously relied upon Tripepi Smith for media assistance including:

  • Onsite and phone A/V technical assistance for Fullerton Channel 3 as needed.
  • Produced the “Covid-19 Business Reopening Guidelines” video which included capturing b-roll around the City of Fullerton to be featured.
  • Designed lower thirds and opening/closing slide graphics for Fullerton Channel 3.

About the City of Fullerton

Located in northern Orange County, the City of Fullerton is a full-service city renowned for its unique mix of residential, business, educational and cultural environments which provide an outstanding quality of life for both residents and businesses alike. Fullerton was founded in 1887 and currently has a total population of 135,161. One of the largest cities in Orange County, Fullerton is a community with a strong sense of tradition, one that treasures its historic past as it prepares to meet the challenges of its future.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a California-based marketing, technology and public affairs firm that serves for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage to agencies seeking to leverage the internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of American Canyon, City of Culver City, City of Cupertino, City of Daly City, City of Duarte, City of El Cerrito, City of Indian Wells, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Lakeport, City of Lake Forest, City of Napa, City of Paramount, City of Santa Cruz, City of Tracy, City of Vallejo, Cal Choice Energy Authority, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Rowland Water District, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, Institute for Local Government, League of California Cities, Renne Public Law Group, Bob Hall & Associates and Climatec Energy Services.