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Weekly News From the President: Salary Data Needed from Community Media Centers & PEG Channels Across America

Salary Data Needed from Community Media Centers & PEG Channels Across America 
Nancy Richard from the ACM Board of Directors is once again compiling salary data from Community Media Centers and PEG Channels across the United States. We want you to support the effort.  It’s vital that we share compensation information so that organizations can make ()

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Weekly News From the President: New Member Benefit & Report for America Deadline

ACM Western States Region Spring Conference
I hope to see you at the ACM West Spring Conference in Sacramento, CA next week.  The ACM Board of Directors will be meeting at the conference site, and I will be doing several presentations as part of what looks to be a very interesting program.   If you haven’t registered ()

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Open Position: Executive Director

JOB DESCRIPTION AND INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS (updated February 22, 2018)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
North Suburban Communications Commission
(serving Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton,
North Oaks, Roseville and St. Anthony, Minnesota)
The North Suburban Communications Commission (NSCC) is a joint powers venture by the cities of Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New ()

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Weekly News From the President: New Member Benefit & Report for America Deadline

New Member Benefit
I’m pleased to announce a new benefit for Members of ACM. Starting this week, members get discount pricing on the already low prices at B&H Photo and Video. We think this will help stretch your equipment dollars and will increase your impact in the community you serve!
To take advantage of the benefit, click ()

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Weekly News From the President: Awards Deadline Extension

Here on President’s Day 2018, it’s appropriate to talk about leadership and what it means in community media.
ACM has extended our deadlines for our National leadership awards to Tuesday – and I’d like to urge you to consider nominating the people who have made a difference in your work, and in the collective work of ()

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Open Position: Manager of Production and Facilitation (Full time, 59th Street)

Supervising the staff of the Production and Facilitation Department to ensure the efficient flow of producer facilitation, production, and the enforcement of the Production Guidelines and Policies. Will report to the Managing Director of Access Services.
Responsibilities

Proper supervision of the safe and effective utilization of MNN facilities and equipment, including studios, edit stations, and field equipment ()

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Weekly News From the President: A Look into North Carolina’s PEG Channels

BBQ + Access TV in Tarheel State
It’s been over a decade since the passage of North Carolina’s statewide cable franchise law. The law took local power away from cities and towns, and instituted a telecom tax that covers cable and satellite.  Some of that state tax money then flows back to PEG operations, so there’s ()

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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 ()

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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 ()

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Open Position: Training Coordinator (Full-Time)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

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