About Channel 12

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Channel 12

This office is responsible for the production of all programming on Channel 12. Channel 12 is available on Mediacom Channel 12 (Channel 12 or 121-1) and also streaming live and on demand from the city website!  City of Ames Channel 12 strives to inform and educate citizens about local government activities. 

Live Production: 

PTZ Camera operationChannel 12 covers City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation Commission, Commission on the Arts and Parks and Recreation Commission meetings live.


In addition to the live broadcast and web streaming of Ames City Council meetings, meetings are also streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube (when available). Archived meetings are also available.

Original Programming: 

We also have a variety of original programs covering city services, programs, and events.