Volunteer News

July 24, 2015

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More Stories, More Noodles (Photos)

Another week has flown by and a new group of Backpack Journalists have hit the streets to get their stories!  I love how each group is completely different from the others. They have their own unique qualities and it is awesome! As always, our newest journalists have a wide variety of topics they are going […]

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November 27, 2014

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Support MCM When You Shop During the Holidays

Are you planning to shop the Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Maryland’s Giving Tuesday holiday deals this year? When you do your holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon makes a donation on your behalf to Montgomery Community Media at no cost to you. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-1372897 or click on the Shop AmazonSmile button to the right […]

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November 18, 2014

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“State of Montgomery Community Media” Address (VIDEO)

Merlyn Reineke, executive director of Montgomery Community Media (MCM), delivered the “State of MCM” address live on Nov. 19. Broadcasting from MCM’s new state-of-the-art classroom, this live YouTube event included a major announcement about MCM studios, as well as information about MCM’s new Board of Directors and other updates about what’s new at your community […]

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October 17, 2014

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The 2014 Monty Awards

The leaves are beginning to change colors and there is a slight chill in the air right now. That means that autumn has arrived and the 2014 Monty Awards are coming it up soon!  This is the night when we put our volunteers in the “spotlight” for all of their hard work over the year. […]

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September 23, 2014

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The Power of Kids

This weekend I have started yet another exciting stage of my adventures as a public access television producer, one that is really close to my heart, a children’s show. My 7-year-old son has been begging me for almost 2 years now to have “his own television show” and finally we have made a huge leap […]

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September 16, 2014

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2014 Monty Awards Viewers Choice

Its time to cast your vote for best Field and Studio production in the Viewers Choice category.

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August 1, 2014

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Packed House (Photos)

As the smell of popcorn filled the air in MCM’s classroom, our journalists and guests began to arrive to the Screening Party. An array of snacks were on hand as well as some goodies from the journalists themselves. The lobby outside of the classroom was set up for interviews with our journalists. Apparently it looked “fancy” […]

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July 25, 2014

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All Wrapped Up! (Photos)

What a wild two weeks! Our journalists have completed their stories and oh my goodness, they are awesome! I am so excited to be able to share them with everyone in a few days. All of our journalists worked hard and put together a great story. I am so proud of all of them. They […]

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July 25, 2014

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Studio Producer & Crew Needed

Living Well With JoElle Health, beauty and wellness. Needs a Certified Studio Producer to help ASAP   Dry Studio – Tuesday, August 5th (Crew Call 6 pm) • Director • TD • CG 1st Show – Monday, August 15th (Crew Call 6pm) • Director (same as Dry Studio) • TD (same as Dry Studio) • […]

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July 25, 2014

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Field Technicians Needed – Saturday, August 30th

Tsega To Ethiopia Saturday, August 30th – Field Technician Needed This project focuses on the Damascus United Methodist Church activities that help Ethiopians 2 Technicians are needed for this project Pick up Equipment at 10:30 am Lunch will be provided Contact Kolash Belete at eaddis7@yahoo.com  

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