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Weekly News From the President: Section 508 Standards Means Change for Federal Government Websites

Section 508 Standards Means Change for Federal Government Websites 
I’ve received a number of concerned emails and calls from access channels who have been contacted by a captioning and web-streaming vendor who is trying to scare them into buying a service by saying the Federal Government has changed its Section 508 standards this last month.
The statement ()


Weekly News From the President: PEG Channels Are Getting Slammed Across the Na

PEG Channels Are Getting Slammed Across the Nation
I use the phrase “From Maine to Maui and Manhattan in between” quite often when I talk about PEG and community media…it roughly describes the scope of communities we serve and the diversity of our channels (to be fair and to stay alliterative, I should reference our most ()


Open Position: Training Coordinator (Full-Time)


Works with the Director of Training & Special Projects to help implement production and media workshops for Bronx residents
Provide support for Trainers
Teach media workshops including studio and/or field production
Help facilitate class enrollment for potential trainees
Keep curriculum current, as needed
Perform outreach at events when necessary


At least two to three years experience in education, training and/ or ()


Open Position: Creative Production Coordinator (Full Time, 59th Street)

MNN’s Creative Production Coordinator will create on-air graphics that convey the MNN brand and will shoot and edit promotional media that helps MNN effectively communicate its desired message to different stakeholders on various media platforms. The Creative Production Coordinator reports to MNN’s Managing Director of Access Services.

Create on-air branding elements and interstitials for MNN channels ()


Open Position: Production Coordinator (Full Time, 59th St)

MNN’s Production & Facilitation Department seeks a Production Coordinator to join the MNN team that provides training and assistance to Manhattan residents wishing to both use our equipment for and learn about video production, video editing and preparing programs for cablecast. This is a unique opportunity to join the growing community media movement and to ()


Open Position: Media Acquisitions Coordinator (Full- Time, 59th Street)

Media Acquisitions Coordinator (Full- Time, 59th Street)
Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s Media Acquisitions Coordinator will work to identify and acquire existing high-quality, locally-oriented media made by Manhattan­-based individuals and community organizations that can be used as content for MNN program channels and various MNN digital distribution platforms. The ability to establish successful partnerships with these individuals and ()


Weekly News From the President: Is Charter Spectrum Moving Your PEG Channel?

2018 Webinars Begin Soon 
We’ll start up our 2018 Webinar series on February 28th at 3:00 pm Eastern with “A Legal and Technical Update on Closed Captioning for PEG Channels”. We’ll review the latest policy and legal issues that local governments and community channels need to consider, and look at how technical options for captioning are ()


Open Position: Media Education & Training Specialist

Media Education & Training Specialist

The Media Education & Training Specialist performs a variety of duties related to designing, leading, and facilitating a variety of curriculum for youth and adults in media arts education.  This position will create a comfortable and creatively stimulating learning environment for people from all walks of life including the general public, ()


Weekly News From the President: Tell Us About Your Local News Efforts

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy 
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, and today marks a national commemoration of his life and enduring legacy.
I hope you take time to think about that legacy in your work in community, for your community.  The potential that all people have to make a difference ()


Open Position: Executive Director

NSCC/CTV (Roseville, Minnesota area): EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The North Suburban Communications Commission (NSCC), and its associated nonprofit organization CTV North Suburbs (“CTV”), invites applications for the position of Executive Director. NSCC is a joint powers venture by the cities of Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton, North ()