Press Releases

Call for Proposals – 2019 National Conference

Deadline:  November 1, 2018
The Alliance for Community Media will hold its Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Downtown Hilton in Portland, OR on July 10-12, 2019.   The event will gather approximately 400 community media practitioners and volunteers working in Public Educational and Government Access media, youth media, community radio, podcasting and other community-based media ()

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2018 Scholarship Winners

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (F/ACM) announce four recipients of their scholarships.

Brian Wilson Scholarship
The Brian Wilson Scholarship is an annual offer to provide $1,000 in college financial assistance by the Alliance for Community Media, promoting the values of former Board of Directors Chair Brian Wilson.
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2018 ACM Award Winners Announced

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (F/ACM) announce four recipients of ACM Award winners. The awards and scholarships will be presented to the winners during the ACM’s 2018 Annual Conference, July 11 – 13 in Baltimore.

Emerging Leader Award:
Melinda Garfield, Westwood Media Center and MassAccess
Melinda Garfield ()

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2018 Hometown Media Award Winners

Thank you again to all of our 2018 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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Vermont Public Utilities Commission denies Comcast’s appeal against providing schedule information for state PEG channels

August 3, 2017 – A statewide victory for Vermont public, educational and government (PEG) access channels is capturing nationwide attention with the July 27, 2017 announcement that The Vermont Public Utilities Commission (PUC) denied a motion filed by Comcast.
Review the order, Docket No. 8301 PDF
For several years, against Comcast’s legal obligations within the state’s guidelines, ()

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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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