MCM training

July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What to Expect at MCM’s Virtual Podcasting Camp Starting Monday

Montgomery Community Media’s annual youth summer camps have received a makeover this year because of the coronavirus. MCM is still offering youth podcasting camp and smartphone video production camp for children ages 12 and up, but this summer the camps for are virtual. We caught up with Krushae Starnes, the assistant teacher for podcasting camp. […]

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February 4, 2014 | Larry Merewitz

Editing Video is the Answer

Every family has some form of a camera , point and shoot, maybe a step up to the SLR’s, even a small relatively inexpensive video camera. Nowadays, don’t even need a camera, still or video all you need is a phone and it can do it all.  You think about all this and do a lot […]

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November 1, 2013 | Ellen Donnelly

Sandeep Bharal (Video)

Sandeep Bharal, is a student in the Field Producer and the Field Technician classes at MCM, “it’s a good opportunity to learn,” he expresses while he was producing his first Field project at Rockville Town Center. Look for his and other producers projects right here at, where it is fun to learn.

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October 30, 2013 | Ellen Donnelly

Kelly Palich (Video)

Kelly Palich, a student in the Field Producer class at MCM, describes her dream production at MCM. Look for her project and other producers projects right here at, where it is fun to learn.

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October 30, 2013 | Ellen Donnelly

Linda Macklin (Video)

Linda Macklin is a student in the Field Technician class at MCM. She tells us “as you work together as a team and you start a project from beginning to end, it works out great”.  Look for her project and other producers projects right here at, where it is fun to learn.

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October 27, 2013 | Larry Merewitz

Producers and Techs Mix it up week 2

In my previous post about the Studio Producers doing their class projects with the Studio Tech class as the technical crew, we hoped for the best.  It did turn out with good results, considering it was the first time we have ever done this. Well this past week was part 2 of this process. the other 2 […]

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April 26, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

3 New Classes!

Spring has sprung and 3 new classes have been added for the month of May!   Socially “Smart” – Tuesday, May 7th This 3 hour workshop is designed to help get you proficient using your Smart Phone to interact with Social Media sites with available apps for your phone. You must have a Smart Phone […]

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January 28, 2013 | Robert Snip

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Taking Notes, Media Training with Andrea McCarren

Last Saturday I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a media workshop with seasoned television journalist Andrea McCarren. For weeks I have been looking forward to this workshop and to meeting such an amazing, award winning journalist in person. Because of the very basic information available on the notification and sign up page […]

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December 22, 2012 | Staff Writer

Start Your TV Adventure

Introduction to Video Basics is a two hour class covering the services and opportunities available through MCM for community members and prospective volunteers This is the “first step” in taking classes here at MCM and gaining access to the broadcast quality professional equipment. Basic terminology and theory behind video production will be covered as well […]

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May 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Bryan G. Boyd, Field Camera Class Student (Video)

Bryan G. Boyd, a student in the Field Camera class at MCM, tells us how he benefits from many of our classes.

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