Category: ACMi

ACMi Alum Makes Good (to say the least!)

Among the distinct pleasures of late summer are the impromptu visits made by those who spent a lot of time at ACMi in the past and have now moved on to college or other walks of life. They’ll come in to visit mentors, to check out the latest enhancements to our facilities and equipment, or simply to share some news of import. Take Jared Bessette-Kirton, for example. Jared first became involved with Arlington cable access as a middle-schooler, and made ACMi history when he worked the Sochi Olympics for NBC in 2014 while still in college! He didn’t stop...

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Arlington Town Day is Coming!

Calling all members, volunteers, Studio Knights, students, and interns! Arlington Town Day (& Town Night!) is happening on Saturday, September 16th right down in Arlington Town Center. If you’re interested in joining us for a fun-filled day of tech directing live music, shooting interviews with performers and organizations, or just helping us speak to your neighbors then consider volunteering! Email To find out more about Town Day (& Town Night!) visit the Town of Arlington website...

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ACMi Takes Home Two National Awards!

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....

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2017 Summer Interns

Meet the new faces around ACMi this summer! You might have noticed them at Studio A or Studio B working at the edit suites or helping out on productions. To find out more about them visit our ACMi interns...

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APN Films LIVE at Reservoir Beach

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...

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