Inside MCM with Sonya Burke


Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager and Producer at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). Her “Inside MCM” blog is designed to give Montgomery County residents a behind the scenes look at what is happening and coming up at Montgomery Community Media. You can also stay connected with MCM by following our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Q & A: Author Sarah Pekkanen's Summer Book Recommendations

I find that I read more books in the summertime than any other time of the year. I recently asked one of my favorite authors, Sarah Pekkanen, who is a Montgomery County resident, to share her summer book list. Sonya: What are you reading right now? Sarah: “I just picked up Brene Brown‘s THE GIFTS […]

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What Are You Reading This Summer? Jud Ashman Shares His Summer Book List

There’s something special about reading in the summertime. Stashing a book in your pool or beach bag or even carrying one (and/or your e-reader) along on errands or travels becomes a cherished part of the routine at this time of the year. With that said, I want to know: “What are you reading this summer?” […]

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What You Are Saying on MyMCMedia

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A look back at some of the recent comments posted on the MyMCMedia website. Home Arts: Dolls & Toys, Crochet & Knit This was a very interesting blog……fun to see all the examples of crochet and knitting. I particularly like hearing your voice on the videos, Dotty. Your second career has been wonderfully developed and […]

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Krista Brick Joins the MyMCMedia Web Team (Photos)

We are excited to announce that multimedia journalist Krista Brick has joined the MyMCMedia web team. Brick is the former managing editor of the Gazette newspaper. A graduate of Syracuse University, Brick began her career as a newspaper journalist on Maryland’s eastern shore. She has written extensively for local papers and magazines, was a regional […]

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Behind the Scenes at MCM on Primary Election Night (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) produced the county’s Public, Education and Government television stations’ (PEG-TV) hyper-local and live Primary Election Night coverage on June 24. The coverage began with cut-ins from our studios at 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and then continued with a three-hour broadcast, on-air and online, that included election results and reaction. The […]

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ICYMI: A Recap (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

In case you missed it, a recap of 10 popular posts and videos on our website last week: 1. Man falls on the Metro tracks in Bethesda. (VIDEO) 2. A tribute to Richard Jaeggi at the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival. (VIDEO) 3. Pools open in Montgomery County and recreation staffers prepare for the rush. […]

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Day in the Life Preps Underway (VIDEOS)

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Montgomery Community Media is preparing for the second annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County,” which is set for Tuesday, April 22. MCM staffers have been meeting weekly, lining up sponsors, participants and planning our coverage for this event that coincides with Earth Day. The idea is that you will send in photos and […]

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What You're Saying on MyMCMedia

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Here’s our weekly roundup of some of the comments we have received on the MyMCMedia website and social media channels this week: Five Things You Need to Know Today, March 16 John Bauer I like this daily feature – keep it up!” Parking Lot Pedestrian Safety Campaign Sharon Brown Adams Now if we could only […]

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What You're Saying on MyMCMedia

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A recap of some of your comments posted on MyMCMedia’s website and social media channels. Tackling Tough Teen Issues CP Powell “Great article; very good advice for an extremely tough subject.” Flags Fly at Half Staff for Coach Harvill Richard Frazier “The great Tom Landry said, ‘Leadership is getting someone to do what they don`t […]

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What You Are Saying On MyMCMedia

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A recap of some of the comments posted on the MyMCMedia website and Facebook page this past week. Black History Month: Jay Wilson  Lydia Sullivan “Jay is a remarkable young person who is able to both think big and get into the details of what we need to do to improve Montgomery County. Congratulations, Jay!” […]

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