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Open Position: Executive Director

Easthampton Media is seeking an Executive Director to manage and utilize our new professionally designed studio and production center to help our organization grow and prosper in this vibrant arts oriented community in the heart of the Pioneer Valley. Salary will be between $40K and $50K commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Leading by example, this individual will:

Identify and create engaging ()

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Weekly News From the President: Community Media Day

ACM’s Public Policy Action Update & Upcoming Call
If you haven’t done so yet, please look at ACM’s Public Policy Action Update on the FCC that was sent out this last week. We’ll be talking about next steps for all PEG channels this Thursday on our regularly scheduled public policy call. If you haven’t been on ()

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ACM Public Policy Action Update

FNPRM on Cable Franchising
Summary: The FCC has issued a Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Cable Franchising (https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-seeks-comment-lfas-regulation-cable-operators). There will be public comment and reply deadlines this Fall. The FCC may issue a ruling in 2019.
Impact on communities and PEG: The FCC is proposing to rule that all “In-Kind” cable franchise obligations other than ()

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Weekly News From the President: Comcast’s Claim That Vermont Public Utilities Commission Requirements Violate First Amendment Rights is Denied

Comcast’s Claim That Vermont Public Utilities Commission Requirements Violate First Amendment Rights is Denied
Some good news for communities in Vermont this last week:  a district court rejected Comcast’s argument that community needs requirements demanded by the Vermont Public Utilities Commission infringe on the company’s right of free speech.  Comcast had argued that fulfilling the PUC’s ()

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Weekly News From the President: Federal Assault on Local Media and Municipalities Continues

Federal Assault on Local Media and Municipalities Continues
The FCC is continuing its assault on local communities and local media. The FCC has announced two agenda items for its September 26th meeting that will cripple city and county budgets and perhaps defund franchise fees.
The more immediate Order would bar localities from charging rent for the use ()

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Call for Proposals – 2019 National Conference

Deadline:  November 1, 2018
The Alliance for Community Media will hold its Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Downtown Hilton in Portland, OR on July 10-12, 2019.   The event will gather approximately 400 community media practitioners and volunteers working in Public Educational and Government Access media, youth media, community radio, podcasting and other community-based media ()

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Open Position: KLTV Employee

KLTV, Cowlitz County Washington’s P.E.G. provider has an immediate opening for an addition to our staff. KLTV serves 40,000 homes, has 6 full time with an annual budget exceeding $500,000 The open position is that of Government meeting Production and will report directly to the Executive Director. This is a full time position, which includes ()

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Open Position: Production & Outreach Specialist Job Description

Summary Description
The Production & Outreach Specialist of Bedford Community Access Television supports Bedford TV and its Board of Directors
Terms of Employment
Part-Time, Hourly position, not to exceed 20 hours per week on average
Duties and Responsibilities
Executive Relationship

Reports to the Bedford TV Executive Director
Collaborates with the Executive Director and the Events & Creative Services Manager to help execute ()

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Open Position: Director of Engineering

Title: Director of Engineering
Program: BRIC Community Media
Supervisor:  Vice-President of Community Media
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Exempt/Non Exempt:  Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Overview: Direct and supervise all technology, equipment and information systems.
BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City.  We present and incubate work by artists and media-makers who reflect the ()

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Weekly News From the President: Changing Society for the Better

Changing Society for the Better
Here’s some interesting late summer reading for you before the unofficial end of summer next Monday:
The Stanford Social Innovation Review published an article recently on the potential that millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) have for changing institutions and changing society for the better.
Particularly interesting to me is the idea ()

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