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Alliance for Community Media Executive Director Sylvia Strobel Appointed to FCC’s Diversity Committee

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ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SYLVIA STROBEL APPOINTED TO FCC’S DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

(McLean, VA, September 29, 2011) –  The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that  Sylvia Strobel, ACM Executive Director and the Immediate Past Chair of the National Board of Directors of the Alliance for Women in Media, has been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s re-chartered Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age (“Diversity Committee”). The Diversity Committee’s mission is to advise the Commission regarding policies and practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related industries.

 

“The Alliance for Community Media congratulates Sylvia Strobel on her appointment to Diversity Committee,” said Debra Rogers, Chair of the ACM’s Board of Directors. “Through her board service to the Alliance for Women in Media, and her work on behalf of community media, Sylvia has demonstrated her commitment to protect and improve opportunities for diverse voices.”

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About the Alliance for Community Media: Founded in 1979, the Alliance for Community Media is a national, non-profit membership organization committed to ensuring access to electronic media for all people.  The Alliance for Community Media carries forth its mission by educating, advocating and acting as a resource for the more than 3,000 Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) cable channels nationwide. For more information, visit ACM’s new website at www.allcommunitymedia.org.

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