community media

November 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Community Media Recognizes Volunteers at the Annual Monty Awards (VIDEO)

It was a night to celebrate dozens of volunteers for their hard work in creating stories that matter to the community. Since a great deal of the content on Montgomery Community Media’s website and television channels come from the volunteers who dedicate thousands of hours each year toward content creation, MCM staff honored their hard […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

At the EPIC Awards, A Conversation About the Value of Community Media (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s inaugural EPIC Awards brought out major players in our community, as the event honored seven people who have contributed excellent programming and innovative content. With the demise of traditional media, community media is more important now than ever, because enterprises like MCM help inform our communities, and as County Executive Ike Leggett […]

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November 14, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Challenges Thailand Faces to Launch Community Media

Even halfway around the world, the issues around community media are largely the same. Following five days of meetings, presentation and conversations in Thailand about how to set up Community TV channels across their country, I’m struck as how we have the very same challenges in the U.S.: how to build the right governing structure; […]

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November 4, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media: Here at Home and On The Other Side of the World

This past Sunday, we celebrated MCM’s community media contributors with our annual Monty Awards. It was an event that attracted nearly 200 volunteers, community producers & technicians along with MCM staff and board members to recognize the wonderful work of those from across Montgomery County who create TV programs and other media content. The vast […]

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May 30, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Herrera Headlines Telecom Policy Session (Photos)

Mitsi Herrera, cable and broadband administrator for Montgomery County, was one of the keynote speakers at a presentation on Federal Telecom Policy on May 30 at the Alliance for Community Media’s (ACM) annual conference in San Francisco, California. Other speakers included communications attorney James Horwood and ACM Executive Director Sylvia Strobel. The session included updates […]

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