September 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCM Wins Three NATOA Awards

Montgomery Community Media won three NATOA Awards announced Sept. 3 via a virtual viewing party. The NATOA Government Programming Awards is a prestigious recognition that attracts the best entries from across the country. MCM took home awards in the following categories: Award of Excellence (1st place) for Use of Social Media Platforms: MCM Social Media […]

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September 4, 2015 | Omri Haberman

Final Cut X vs. Premiere

This is a never ending debate in the video production industry.  It’s not that different than Apple vs. Android.  There are a lot of wrongs, a lot of rights, and too many contradicting opinions.  As a trainer who teaches both classes at MCM I will try to present the differences in the most unbiased way […]

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September 29, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

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Does Quality Matter?

Usually it’s the news in the newspaper that tends to disturb me. Today it was a thought. Donald Graham, who had announced he was selling The Washington Post in hope that the new buyer can figure out, in the current market, how to keep it from plummeting in value both monetarily and editorially. It’s a […]

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July 22, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

Putting the Story Together (Photos)

The heat did not deter our backpack journalists from getting their stories the past week. They all came in this morning with a ton of footage for their stories.  We started recapping their week and then dove right in to editing with Final Cut Pro 7.  What an experience!  Our journalist learned some new tricks […]

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June 24, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

Let’s Edit!

Final Cut Pro was the focus in today’s Summer Backpack Journalism class.  Our journalists had their stories ready to go and the learned today how to put it all together.  I do believe they enjoyed learning all the fun and “cool” things you can do with video. They are so full of energy and I […]

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March 28, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

Let’s Edit – Backpack Journalism Day 3

Their interviews have been recorded and our Backpack Journalists are hard at work editing their stories!  I can’t wait to see the final projects tomorrow!  Make sure you check back for updates!  

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March 27, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

Backpack Journalism – Day 3

Today we learned how to edit using Final Cut Pro. Our Backpack Journalists are ready to start editing their projects tomorrow. Stay tuned for updates…  

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