Here’s to Freedom!
Just about every Independence Day, I think about FDR’s Four Freedoms speech – pointing to the possibility of a world that protects and ensures fundamental freedoms for all. In one way, shape or form, we all are dedicated to part of that vision in our work.
Those Four Freedoms? Freedom of Speech, Freedom of (…)
Here’s to Freedom!
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: 15 days to go!
I’m counting down the days to the ACM National Conference in Minneapolis. I’m memorizing the conference hashtag, #ACMmpls, finalizing preparations with speakers, and getting ready for what will be a great event in Minnesota!
We’ll have a couple events across the Mississippi River in the other twin city, Saint (…)
Written by: Barbara Chisholm, Executive Director, WACA TV
WACA TV has been engaging youth in media for over 20 years. There are several media opportunities that young people can participate in at WACA TV. For example, summer production workshops where we instruct middle and high school youth in all aspects of media. They learn scriptwriting, set (…)
ACM Recognizes Senator Tammy Baldwin
The ACM Special Recognition award recipient of 2017 is U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for her dedication to community media in her public service work in Congress. During our Annual Conference, ACM hosts an Awards Luncheon to honor the recipients. Due to her busy schedule, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin won’t be (…)
Weekly News From the President: Join the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
Join the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
The FCC is accepting nominations to its Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment. The Advisory Committee will serve for two years and will meet regularly in Washington DC. Its mission is to provide recommendations to the FCC on how to empower disadvantaged communities and accelerate (…)
The Nominating Process:
The nominating period runs Friday, May 12 – Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
Nominees must complete and submit the Nomination/Petition Form. The form may be submitted on your own behalf, or as a petition form signed by five ACM members in good standing.
Nominees must sign the Nomination/Petition form to formally accept their nomination prior to (…)
Birds of a Feather Sessions at the 2017 ACM Conference
We received great feedback from people who attended the 2016 ACM Conference in Boston about our Birds of a Feather sessions. We will be continuing them this year at the Minneapolis Conference next month. The idea is for conference attendees to lead discussions and organize efforts (…)
Thank you again to all of our 2017 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.
The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (F/ACM) announce twelve recipients for seven awards and scholarships. The awards and scholarships will be presented to the winners during the ACM’s 2017 Annual Conference, July 12 – 14 in Minneapolis.
The 2017 award and scholarship recipients are:
Senator Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin (…)
Location: SLOCOE Main Office, Administration Department
Salary: Management Grade 31: daily rate: $244.99 – $301.30. Appropriate placement on the salary schedule.
Work Year: Part-time, 143 work days per year (plus holidays and vacation time), Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day, some evenings & weekends as needed.
Anticipated Start Date: July 3, 2017
Basic Job Functions: Specific duties for the Communications (…)