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Alliance for Community Media Partners with NFCB for 2013 Annual Conference





Alliance for Community Media Partners 
with NFCB for 2013 Annual Conference

(McLean, VA, November 28, 2012) – 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.

“We are thrilled to partner with NFCB and provide our members with the opportunity to learn, network and share best practices,” said Sylvia Strobel, ACM Executive Director. “The media industry has changed radically and continues to evolve daily. We want to provide community media centers with new partnership opportunities and a renewed sense of shared community and service.”

“Collaboration, public service and impact are central themes moving forward throughout the community media environment. We expect our partnership with the ACM to be transformative for our respective memberships and organizations,” said Maxie C Jackson III, NFCB President and CEO. “With the ongoing uncertainty of funding, rapidly evolving convergence of media technology and opportunity in emerging demographics, both NFCB and ACM are focused on and excited about the work ahead.”

More details about the 2013 Alliance for Community Media Conference & Exhibition is available at: http://acommedia.wpengine.com/event/2013-alliance-for-community-media-annual-conference

For details about the 2013 National Federation of Community Broadcasters Community Radio Conference, please visit: http://www.nfcb.org/conference/communityradioconference_2013.jsp

About the Alliance for Community Media (ACM): 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.

About the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB): NFCB is the national membership organization for community radio stations across America, representing over 200 non-commercial licensees. NFCB serves the most diverse membership within public media with a composition of over 50% rural and over 50% minority stations.

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