Here Is a bright spot for the city of Pittsfield. The city has been selected to be featured in “Viewpoint,” which is an educational documentary series hosted by Dennis Quaid that is distributed to public television stations nationwide. Pittsfield’s feature is part of Viewpoint’s “Discovering America Great Places to Live, Work, & Visit” series.

Mayor of Pittsfield Linda Tyer said:

“I am absolutely thrilled that the City of Pittsfield has been chosen for this extraordinary nationwide profile. We already know that Pittsfield, the heart of Berkshire County, is a great place to live, work, and visit. In the wake of the pandemic, we continue to see a growing demand among people of all ages who are seeking communities that will allow them to enjoy a thriving quality of life. This documentary will showcase our city to a vast audience, highlighting our many wonderful attributes, including our growing innovation and technology, and local success stories.”

Filming for this episode is slated for early to mid-October.  Viewpoint is specifically designed as educational content for public television distribution in all 50 states that aims to inform viewers on the latest topics and trends.

Additionally, the City of Pittsfield will partner in developing an educational commercial segment that will also air on major networks including CNBC, CNN, Learning Channel, and Discovery Channel.

For more information, please contact Roberta McCulloch-Dews, director of Administrative Services and Public Information Officer, Mayor’ Office, at 413-499-9322.

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