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Weekly News From the President: Government Shutdown & the FCC

Silver Linings Playbook
If there’s a silver lining in the federal government shutdown, it’s that the FCC went dark last week. That means there’s no action on the FNPRM on cable franchising or any other non-essential work of the Commission.
Once the FCC is back from the shutdown, ACM will be setting up ex parte meetings with ()


Open Position: Media Education Coordinator

High Five Access Media, in the heart of Colorado ski country, is seeking a dynamic person to fill a full-time position that covers both Media Education Coordinator and Production Coordinator. Approximately half the week is spent coordinating or carrying out daily production of government meetings, client videos and in-house productions, as well as distribution of ()


Open Position: Station Manager – CTV

Station Manager – CTV
Apply online at

King County is committed to equity and diversity in the workplace. In addition, the county is committed to recruiting and maintaining a quality workforce that shares our guiding principles: collaborative, service-oriented, results-focused, accountable, innovative, professional and fair and just.
OPENING DATE/TIME: 01/02/19 12:00 AM (GMT -8:00)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 01/25/19 11:59 PM (GMT -8:00)

SALARY:    $96,057.08 – $129,186.07 Annually



Open Position: Municipal Director

Lowell Telecommunications Corporation (LTC) is a non-profit community media center serving Lowell, MA, a diverse city of 125,000 people 30 miles northwest of Boston. LTC operates three channels on the Comcast cable system: one English-language public access channel, one global public access channel, and a government channel. The mission of LTC is to strengthen the ()


The Community Media Emerging Leaders Institute Campaign

We’re counting down the days to the end of 2018, and the Foundation of ACM has a challenge to meet in the next 6 days: we need to get $2,300 in gifts for our Community Media Emerging Leaders Institute. By achieving that amount before 2019, we will receive another $1,500 in matching gifts from other ()


Weekly News From the President: 3,400+ Comments Submitted to the FCC

3,400+ Comments Submitted to the FCC
Over 3,400 comments against the FCC.
That’s what we saw from local businesses, faith groups, educators, school districts, public safety officials, state governments, local governments, elected officials at every level, and PEG channels across the US in the FCC’s rulemaking on cable franchising (Docket 05-311) as Friday’s reply comment deadline passed. ()


Open Position: Production/Operations Specialist AA/EOE

Production/Operations Specialist
The Town of Newbury seeks qualified candidates for the position of Production/Operations Specialist. The position is responsible for the development of content and production of a variety of local cable television (TNCTV) programs for the Town.
Applicants should possess knowledge of cable television operations and proficiency in television program production. Hourly rate of $26.00 per ()


Hometown Media Awards Notice: New Payment Requirement for 2019

A new entry and judging platform will be used in 2019 for the Hometown Media Awards. Because of this change, entrants will be required to pay for their entries when they are submitted. Please plan accordingly and be prepared to use a credit or debit card upon entering submissions. Start thinking now about your best ()


Weekly News From the President: Reply Comments to FCC & Beyond

eply Comments to FCC & Beyond
Friday, December 14 is the FCC’s deadline for reply comments in its rule-making on cable franchising. We’ve seen over 2,200 comments from across the US so far. Almost ALL of them oppose the FCC’s proposed rules on “in-kind” support.
It’s important for your community to be on the record in the ()


Weekly News From the President: Reply Comments for FCC’s Rulemaking on Cable Franchising Due on December 14th

Reply Comments for FCC’s Rulemaking on Cable Franchising Due on December 14th
The deadline for Reply Comments in the FCC’s rulemaking on cable franchising is fast approaching. It’s a week from Friday on December 14th.
ACM is asking members to file Reply Comments in support of the legal arguments we and our allies have presented and outline ()