December 9, 2021

Equipment & Facility Fees Increase in January

NEW FEE STRUCTURE

If you have not renewed your Equipment & Facilities Fee (EFee) you should do it now. Fees are going up in January. If you renew by December 31st, you will pay the 2021 rate and it will be good through December 31, 2022. 

Beginning January 1, 2022, we will have a new fee structure and schedule. NEW FEE STRUCTURE

If you have not renewed your Equipment & Facilities Fee (EFee) you should do it now. Fees are going up in January. If you renew by December 31st, you will pay the 2021 rate and it will be good through December 31, 2022.

  • Beginning January 1, 2022, we will have a new fee structure and schedule.
  • You can pay a single payment annual fee for the calendar year that will renew every January,
  • You can pay a monthly fee that automatically renews until you cancel it
  • We're adding a family rate. Family rate covers 4 people at the same address.
  • Student rate is now for K-12 students. Adults pay the individual rate.
  • The resident rate is for people with a primary residence in Thurston County, non-residents live outside Thurston County.
  • Of course, there are scholarships available for any individual with financial need.

Beginning in January 2022, all accounts will be for a calendar year. If your renewal falls mid-year in 2022, your renewal fee will be prorated through 12/31/2022. After that, your renewal will be every January.

The new fee structure is as follows:

Type Resident- single payment Resident - monthly Non-resident - single payment Nonresident - monthly
Individual $70 $7 $140 $14
Student K-12 $25 $5 $50 $10
Family $250 $25 $500 $50
Nonprofit Local Budget < $500 Out of county -        Budget < $500K Local Budget > $500K Out of county          Budget > $500K
$200 $400 $350 $700

*Benefits for nonprofit organizations include equipment and facility access for 2 associates; 5 hours of TCMedia staff support for individual training or production – OR - participation in our PSA day event.  

To renew your fees, please call us at 360.956.3100.


September 27, 2021

We're Recruiting Board Members

The TCMedia Board of Directors is now accepting applications from interested individuals to fill positions on the 2022 Board of Directors.

The Board is seeking candidates who understand the mission of Thurston Community Media, are willing to fully commit to participating by attending board and committee meetings, and have skills or experience that will help TCMedia grow and evolve. Willingness/experience with nonprofit fundraising efforts, background in finance or business, or former nonprofit board service is highly desirable.

Once appointed, Board members serve 2-year terms. Board participation requires an average time commitment of 4-6 hours per month for Board and committee work. The Board meets monthly. Currently, the meeting day is the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The day and time are subject to change depending on board member availability. Committee meetings are held between board meetings. Board members are volunteers and do not receive compensation.

TCMedia is committed to creating an organization that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, and sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. BIPOC, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and young adults 18 and older are strongly encouraged to apply

If you are interested in board service, please fill out an application and return it to Arne Morgan, Vice President/Nominating Committee Chair. Recruiting is ongoing. Board application and information can be found here.

Come, help guide our growth and support our future as a member of the TCMedia Board of Directors.  Apply today!


July 14, 2021

Now Hiring!

Thurston Community Media has been greater Thurston County's local, noncommercial media center for 35 years. As the communication and media landscape evolves, so must we.  

We've never had a dedicated staff position to raise money for our mission. This is a great opportunity for a talented fund-raising professional looking to advance in their career. You will build a development department from the ground up, in a creative environment that empowers our community to tell its stories using digital media tools. 

If you're interested in this opportunity, click here for more information. 

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