Written by: Donna Liu
Of all the TV shows out there that speak to the principles of Inclusion, Equity and Engagement, perhaps none is more poignant than Native Voice TV, a weekly program that has been produced in Northern California since 2004, and is still going strong. Poignant, because some of the least-heard voices in America (…)
Written by: Donna Liu
BronxNet seeks an experienced Web Developer to help grow its web presence. This position demands a pro-active problem solver who can creatively brainstorm challenges cross-departmentally in order implement best solutions. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple requests is a must. Experience working in a fast-paced team environment and reporting technical (…)
Resilient Organizations: The Future of Community Media
I just spent a couple of very interesting days in Fresno at the ACM West Conference. My thanks to Jerry Lee and all the great folks at CMAC for their hospitality and enthusiasm hosting the conference. They are a great example of a community media service that is truly (…)
Wisconsin Community Media Spring Conference
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR – City of Santa Monica, CA.
Salary: $85,776 – $105,900/year plus excellent benefits.
Job Summary: Performs a full range of supervisory duties to support the ongoing operation of the City’s production facilities and government channels, social media channels and the City’s radio station. Supervises and administers the facility’s operations, technical and creative duties of (…)
Collaboration and Local News
There’s an interesting thread going on right now on the Alliance Member ListServe on local journalism. It was inspired in part by The Media Consortium’s 2017 Transformative Media conference last week in Washington DC.
The conference gathers independent media from around the United States. A key topic for the discussion was collaboration, (…)
CLOSED CAPTIONING WEBINAR
Thanks to everyone who attended our ACM Webinar on Closed Captioning Rules last week. If you missed it, here are some key takeaways:
You should determine if your organization or local government is exempt from the FCC’s closed captioning rules.
ACM will let you know about new reporting and certification requirements for all cable channels (…)
“With malice toward none, with charity for all…”
I know you’ve heard the words that begin the end of Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, but listen to them on this President’s Day as you think about the work we do in our communities every day, as we create deliver media by and for the people.
FCC Petition Update
I want to thank all our members who have filed in reply to our petition with the FCC to waive the requirement for access producers to register and certify yearly whether they are exempt from the Commission’s captioning rules.
Both large cities (like Boston and Los Angeles) and small communities are supporting the Petition, (…)
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Are you interested in joining a small but mighty community media station with a big heart? Are you fast, thorough, and accurate while effectively prioritizing multiple computer and A/V tasks? Are you technically skilled, but also flexible, and able to provide responsive tech support to both external customers and internal team members? (…)