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Weekly News From the President: Conference Recap & Recordings

What an extraordinary week in Baltimore!
Thank you to our thirty vendors and sponsors, the donors who stepped forward to support our Foundation and Public Policy work, and all the folks who came from around the country to take part in our National Conference, #ACMBmore.
We heard a lot of great feedback from people at the conference. ()

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Weekly News From the President: Final items to know before the National Conference

I’m counting down the hours to seeing many of you at #ACMBmore – the ACM National Conference in Baltimore.   Here’s some quick last minute notes for you if you’re going to Charm City or even if you can’t make it this year!
We’ll be livestreaming key events at the Conference thanks to the help of the ()

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Weekly News From the President: Conference Highlights

Afternoon In-Depth Workshop: “Program Design and Fundraising Models for Youth Media” 
ACM is working with one of the leading youth media organizations in the US; Wide Angle Youth Media, in Baltimore, to put together a workshop on ways you can design youth media programs at your facility for long-term success.  The workshop takes place on Wednesday, ()

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Weekly News From the President: Fundraising Emphasis at the ACM Annual Conference

Fundraising Emphasis at the ACM Annual Conference
The most frequent request ACM gets from members is how to expand fundraising in our work. That’s why we have an emphasis on fundraising training at our National Conference in Baltimore this summer.
We’ll feature six separate sessions on fundraising skills and philosophy throughout the three days at the conference ()

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2018 Hometown Media Award Winners

Thank you again to all of our 2018 Hometown Media Awards participants! We are proud to announce the winners of the competition! Please click on the header to view the list of winners.

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Weekly News From the President: Amy Goodman to Deliver Opening Keynote at #ACMBMore

I’m pleased to announce that award-winning journalist and host of Democracy Now! Amy Goodman will deliver the opening keynote address at our National Conference in Baltimore on July 11.
Amy is a courageous journalist and an inspiring speaker whose daily news coverage is seen and heard on radio, cable, broadcast, and satellite on over 1,400 channels ()

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Weekly News From the President: Schedule a Conference Birds of a Feather Discussion by May 21st

Birds of Feather Sessions at the ACM National Conference
I hope you’re making your plans to join colleagues around the country at the ACM National Conference in Baltimore in July.
This year, we’re trying to encourage folks to share their ideas and best work at our Birds of a Feather sessions, so we’ll be mixing screenings into ()

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Weekly News From the President: Offsite Events at the ACM National Conference

Offsite Events at the ACM National Conference
If you’re planning your trip to Baltimore and the ACM National Conference in July, I’d like you to think about a couple of activities taking place OUTSIDE of the conference hotel.
On Tuesday night, July 10, on the eve of the Conference, we’re organizing an outing to see the Baltimore ()

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Weekly News From the President: ACM NW Regional Media Summit

Upcoming Webinars
One of the benefits of ACM membership is free or reduced cost professional training – both for yourself or for members of your group if you have an Organizational membership. So, I hope you take advantage of our next two webinars this Spring.
This Wednesday (April 25) we’ll be talking about ways to build and ()

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Weekly News From the President: Artificial Intelligence at the NAB Show

Artificial Intelligence at the NAB Show
The two letters on my mind at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas this last week weren’t TV.
They were AI.
Artificial Intelligence applications were everywhere, including one broadcast switching application I saw demonstrated that uses facial recognition software to call the shots in a multicamera studio. AI was touted for making advertising ()

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