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2015 ACM Scholarship & Award Winners

The ACM Awards Committee has selected the winners of the 2015 ACM Awards and the recipient of the 2015 Brian Wilson Scholarship! We are proud to announce the following as recipients of these prestigious awards- click here to learn more!

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Weekly News from the President: Take the Challenge

We’re beginning to get the first applications for the ACM Mentor Network.   People around the country are signing up to lend their opinions and talent as mentors, and to get the benefit of that expertise from a mentor.
And while it may be obvious what you gain by having a mentor, I can’t overestimate what happens ()

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Multimedia Services Supervisor

WHAT LOUISVILLE METRO GOVERNMENT IS LOOKING FOR: Someone who:
Supervises metro multimedia communications operations and activities
Evaluates programs, procedures, and recommends modifications
Exercises supervision over subordinate personnel

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Information Technology Specialist III (Cable), Grade 26

Location: Department of Technology Services – Montgomery County, Maryland

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Weekly News From the President- What’s Next for Access in Tucson?

This last weekend, longtime community television leaders Access Tucson in Tucson, AZ announced they will be closing their doors.  Lisa Horner, who’s been fighting to keep the organization strong the last several years published the announcement. In it, she describes the challenges ahead for civic communication that serves the community – not just public access ()

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Weekly News from the President: Thrilled?

I read a quote this week from a supporter of PEG Access in the trade press who said they were “thrilled” about AT&T buying DirecTV. I read the quote twice and then again.

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Weekly News from the President: Celebrating the Legacy of Charles Benton

A friend to the community media field and a champion of public interest communications passed away this past week. Many members of ACM are saddened to have heard the news of Charles Benton’s death this past week. He was a distinctive, generous and passionate advocate for our field and for numerous causes that benefited the public interest in telecommunications in the past forty years. His legacy lives with us all, and should be remembered and championed in years to come.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Video Camp Counselor

Arlington Independent Media is seeking a Camp Counselor for one two-week video camp for children ages 9-13.

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ACM Mentor Network has Launched!

By strengthening and deepening the human connections in our industry, we will grow and sustain new talent in community media and give people a chance to give back to others. ACM Members who apply to the Mentor Network will be matched with professionals around the country to share expertise and get advice in a confidential setting.

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Weekly News from the President- A Victory, But What Kind?

The Comcast Time Warner transactions falling apart this past week IS a big public interest victory. But whether it’s a short-term or long-term win is open to debate…and what it means for community media is far from certain.

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