Press Releases

2017 Hometown Media Award Winners

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.

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2017 Award Winners Announced: ACM Recognizes Excellence in the Community Media Industry

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 ()

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Alliance for Community Media Announces New, Separate Board for the Foundation

Minneapolis – Nov. 7, 2016 – After four years of sharing a leadership board with the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), the Foundation of the ACM (F/ACM) has established its own Board of Directors.
The 2016-17 Board  of Director will include the 2016-17 officers of the ACM Board, holding the same officer positions, and six additional ()

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Alliance for Community Media Announces New Board Members

MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 20, 2014 – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) welcomes Antoine Haywood, PhillyCAM, and Suzanne St. John-Crane, CreaTV San Jose, to the ACM Board of Directors. Their term begins with the Nov. 15 Board meeting at Manhattan Neighborhood Network in New York City.

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Alliance for Community Media Names Mike Wassenaar as President

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (FACM) today announced Mr. Mike Wassenaar as the first President of both organizations, according to Ms. Keri Stokstad, Chair of the organizations’ Board of Directors.

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Alliance for Community Media Hires Mike Wassenaar as New Public Policy Advocate

Mike Wassenaar of Silver Spring, Maryland has been chosen as the Public Policy Advocate for the Alliance for Community Media (ACM).

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Alliance for Community Media Calls on the Obama Administration Regarding the Selection of the FCC Chair

The Alliance for Community Media’s Sylvia Strobel calls on the Obama Administration to select an FCC Chairman with a record of recognizing and supporting the important issues of diversity and localism in media.

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Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Hosts Youth Media Summit in Minneapolis; Speakers Represent Wide Array of Industry Expertise

The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will hold a Youth Media Summit on February 27, 2013 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The summit addresses funding, education, and policy and community building issues as they relate to digital and news literacy training for Minneapolis youth.

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Alliance for Community Media Survey Results Demonstrate Impact of Community Media Centers

More than 200 member organizations participated in the Alliance for Community Media’s (ACM) survey of community media centers’ 2012 election program offerings. Community media centers often serve as the only source of local news and information, and ACM’s survey results reinforce the value of — and critical need to preserve — community media centers in throughout the U.S.

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Alliance for Community Media Congratulates FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

(McLean, VA, January 2, 2012) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) congratulates Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on her confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve as Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a second term. She was first appointed to the Commission in 2009, and has been an outspoken advocate for public, educational and governmental cable channels.

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