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Weekly News from the President: Be Indispensable.  

What type of information do local communities need? How can community media organizations be indispensable in the future, even in a hostile regulatory environment?

These questions were heart of the discussion at the ACM Central States and ACM Midwest/Wisconsin Community Media conferences last week.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Youth Production Coordinator (Full-Time, El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center)

The MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is dedicated to education and production. The Youth Media Center at the Firehouse Offers educational programs and opportunities for young people to produce shows for the Youth Channel (YC) that are cablecast on MNN channels.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Lead Youth Producer (Full-Time)

The Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is dedicated to education and production. The Youth Media Center at the El Barrio Firehouse offers educational programs and opportunities for young people to produce shows for MNN’s Youth Channel (YC) that are cablecast on MNN five channels

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Executive Director

Public Access Television, Inc. (PATV) is hiring an Executive Director to lead our team into a new future. PATV is Iowa City, Iowa’s community media center and free speech channel.

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Weekly News from the President: Feeding the Roots

It’s springtime, and while I don’t want to sound too much like a lawn care product salesperson (picture my Scottish accent while I bray about a major commercial fertilizer), I do want to ask you to consider Grassroots…

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ACM 2016 National Conference Grassroots Scholarship

The Alliance for Community Media will award scholarships to our National Conference in Boston, MA August 18-20. Awards will include full conference registration and travel assistance of up to $500. They will be awarded to applicants who may not otherwise be able to attend the National Conference, but have a demonstrated interest in leadership and building better practices in community media. Deadline for Applications is June 6, 2016.

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ACM Launches Go Fund Me Campaign to Support Scholarships

We want to send ten people to the ACM National Conference in Boston MA this August . Scholarship winners will be from small towns and small organizations across America that can’t afford travel and education – and they’ll be young and emerging leaders who want to shape community media operations in years to come. Your gift will go directly to pay travel costs for scholarship fund recipients.They’ll be grateful for the opportunity to learn and network with other people in community media!

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Weekly News from the President: LPFM and PEG Community Media Webinar

Join ACM for a webinar on low power FM operations on Wednesday April 27th at 3:30pm ET (12:30pm PT). You’ll get a chance to learn more about how you get your radio operation on the air and keep it on the air. We have four panelists from a variety of perspectives that will be discussing governance, policies and operations for low power FMs within a Public Educational or Government Access center.

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Weekly News From the President

My thanks go out to all the PEG channels who have filed so far in the FCC’s Inquiry on Promoting Diverse and Independent Sources of Video. You’re helping to establish a record of how our channels are treated by the cable industry that help us make our case with the FCC that Public Educational and Government Access channels need to be treated fairly.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Assistant Executive Director

Billerica Access Television, Inc. (BATV) seeks an Assistant Executive Director to join our team.

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