Alliance for Community Media Hires Mike Wassenaar as New Public Policy Advocate

Minneapolis (March 31, 2014) – Mike Wassenaar of Silver Spring, Maryland has been chosen as the Public Policy Advocate for the Alliance for Community Media (ACM). Wassenaar has a long history of industry experience including work as the Senior Development Director at Free Press in Washington D.C., as the Executive Director at St. Paul Neighborhood Network in St. Paul, Minnesota, and as the Program and News Director at KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio, in Minneapolis, Minnesota as well as being the MN News and Public Affairs Director at WORT Radio in Madison, Wisconsin. 

FCTV's 2014 Summer Internship Opportunity.

FCTV has 3 Internship positions open for Summer 2014! If you, or someone you know, wants a career in Television, FCTV's Summer Internships are an excellent opportunity to learn new skills, build valuable relationships with people in the industry and develop a resume reel of video projects. Applications are due MAY 1st, 2014. Interviews will take place in the first two weeks of May and up to 3 applicants will be selected for Summer Internships.  

A strong coastal storm will impact eastern New England with snow on Saturday into Sunday.

From the Falmouth Fire Department, February 14th, 2014: A strong coastal storm will impact eastern New England with snow on Saturday into Sunday. Southern stream energy will spawn a surface low over the mid Atlantic states on Saturday. This system will intensify rapidly as it moves to a position east of Cape Cod early Sunday morning. Snow amounts remain strongly in question at this hour. The speed of the surface low and how fast it gets going will determine our ultimate affects.

Promote Your Business and Support the Community by Becoming a Town Meeting Underwriter

Town Meeting is quickly approaching! If your goal is to increase your business’s visibility in Falmouth, participating in Falmouth Community Television’s Underwriting Program is one of the most effective strategies available. There are over 16,000 cable-subscribing households in Falmouth and many of them tune in to FCTV’s most-watched cablecast: Town Meeting Live. Add the fact that FCTV’s coverage of Town Meeting is streamed live and available for on-demand viewing at www.fctv.org, and you can rest assured that your message will reach FCTV’s many viewers who care about Falmouth, including winter-weary snowbirds and those traveling.

In exchange for your tax-deductible donation to FCTV’s Underwriting Program, FCTV staff members will produce a professional video or logo spot highlighting your business and showcasing you as an integral community member and supporter of transparency in government. 

This April, as Town Meeting members debate the Town and public school budgets, funding and support for the construction of a new sports complex and turf field at Falmouth High School, the new Senior Center feasibility study and funding the design and construction of a water treatment facility, as well as many other articles, FCTV’s live coverage will provide a front row seat to all the action.

Public Channel 13 Now Broadcasting the Audible Local Ledger

Falmouth Community Television (FCTV) recently began cablecasting the Audible Local Ledger’s readings of the Falmouth Enterprise and the Cape Cod Times on Public Channel 13. With this action, FCTV aims to support the Audible Local Ledger’s mission of bringing localized readings of news and items of interest to the listening public so that, anyone with a visual impairment or physical disability that makes reading difficult, are empowered to live their lives with the greatest possible personal independence.

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