Press Releases

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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Alliance for Community Media Announces Keri Stokstad as Board Chair

Contact: Diana Cummins, 703-506-2889
dcummins@allcommunitymedia.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(McLean, VA, December 6, 2012) – The Alliance for Community Media and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media are pleased to announce Keri Stokstad, Executive Director, Pasadena Community Access Corp. (Pasadena Media), as the Chair of the Board of Directors. Keri will lead the ACM in its mission to educate, advocate, ()

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Alliance for Community Media Partners with NFCB for 2013 Annual Conference

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) announce the co-location of their 2013 annual conferences in San Francisco, CA, May 29-31, 2013. Both ACM and NFCB serve constituents providing critical local news, programming and information to the communities they serve. The conferences will provide attendees the opportunity to participate in select joint plenary sessions and workshops.

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Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Hosts Youth Media Summit in San Jose

Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Hosts Youth Media Summit in San Jose
 Digital News Literacy Training Event September 25 in San Jose, CA
(McLean, VA, September 19, 2012) –  The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will hold the second of four National Youth Media Summits on September 25, 2012 in collaboration with CreaTV ()

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Congresswoman Lofgren to Address Alliance for Community Media Youth Media Summit

Congresswoman Lofgren to Address Alliance for Community Media Youth Media Summit
Digital News Literacy Training Event September 25 in San Jose, CA
(McLean, VA, September 17, 2012) –  The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that the Honorable Zoe Lofgren will provide remarks to attendees of ACM’s Youth Media Summit on ()

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Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Hosts Youth Media Summit in San Jose

  Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media
Hosts Youth Media Summit in San Jose
 Digital News Literacy Training Event September 25 in San Jose, CA
(McLean, VA, September 6, 2012) –  The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will hold the second of four National Youth Media Summits on September 25, 2012 in collaboration with CreaTV ()

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Alliance for Community Media Mourns Passing of George Stoney, Community Media Pioneer

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is saddened at the recent passing of George Stoney, a visionary and founder of the community media movement. George’s list of contributions to both public access and to the entire media industry is long and exceptional.

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Alliance for Community Media Announces Prometheus Radio Project as Recipient of the George Stoney – Dirk Koning Award for Humanistic Communication

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that the Prometheus Radio Project will receive the 2012 George Stoney – Dirk Koning Award for Humanistic Communication. The award is given annually to an organization or individual who has made an outstanding contribution to championing the growth and experience of humanistic community communications.

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Craig Aaron to Moderate Closing Plenary at Alliance for Community Media’s 2012 Conference & Exhibition

(McLean, VA, June 27, 2012) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that Craig Aaron, President and CEO of Free Press, will moderate the closing plenary at the 2012 ACM Conference & Exhibition in Chicago on August 2. Craig will help conclude the conference by leading a panel discussion about national public policy initiatives of importance to community media.

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Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Announces Kwame McDonald as Recipient of 2012 Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity

The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media announced today that Kwame McDonald will be posthumously awarded the 2012 Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity. The Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity is given annually to an individual who has shown exemplary leadership by encouraging, facilitating, or creating culturally diverse involvement in the field of community media. McDonald will be recognized as the recipient of the Jewell Ryan-White Award for Cultural Diversity on August 1 during the 2012 ACM Conference & Exhibition in Chicago.

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