We are thrilled to announce that two of our original productions have been chosen as Hometown Video Award Winners for 2017! The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is the national organization that sponsors the Hometown Video Awards, which this year received more than a thousand nominations from all over the country. ACMi’s two winners are “Recycle Right,” which received the Hometown Video Award for Government Activities; and “A. Book’s Review,” which won in the category of Mixed and Transmedia. Recycle Right “Recycle Right” was produced by Charlotte Milan, Arlington’s Recycling Coordinator, along with members of the town’s Recycling Committee....Read More
As summer unfolds, we all feel the pull of the outdoors, and the Arlington Public News team is no different! In part to celebrate the season, and in part to get even closer to our community, APN will film its biweekly newscast at different locations around town in July and August. This month, on Wednesday, July 19th from 4 to 6 pm, we’ll be filming LIVE from the Arlington Reservoir – please join us there! ACMi members and producers, come and share your own experiences with members of the public who are drawn to the production, and let them...Read More
In anticipation of the upcoming special primary election on June 27 for the 4th Middlesex District State Senate seat formerly held by Ken Donnelly, ACMi recently covered the Candidates’ Forum that took place in Arlington’s Town Hall. ACMi also held extended conversations with each of the three candidates – Cindy Friedman, Sean Garballey, and Mary Ann Stewart. We have labeled these “Candidate Profiles,” and that is how they are titled on our TV schedule. They are NOT, however, a formulaic series of identical questions and timed answers, as is often the case. Instead, these are truly conversations in which the...Read More
ACMi is delighted to welcome Vishakha Mathur, our first-ever Public Affairs Intern! Vishakha is a graduate journalism student at Emerson College. She hails from New Delhi, India, where she completed her undergraduate degree in a subject she is deeply passionate about, Political Science. She graduated from Delhi University in 2015 with a B.A. (H). Vishakha received her training in Broadcast Journalism at NDTV Ltd., a national media organization in India. Following her training, she interned in all departments within NDTV 24*7, the English news channel of NDTV Ltd. She developed a keen interest in production and politics there. Her experience there,...Read More
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