October 7, 2022

LWV 2022 General Election Forums

Every year Thurston Community Media (TCMedia) teams up with the League of Women Voters of Thurston County to produce candidate forums with the candidates for local office. The 2022 programs include Thurston County races for Commissioner District 3, Auditor, Clerk, and Sheriff as well as State House of Representatives and Senate for districts 22, and 35.

Viewers can watch these forums on Comcast cable channel 77 in greater Thurston County and on Consolidated Cable Channel 23 in the Yelm area. The complete program schedule is available here

The forums are also available online at tcmedia.org, on TCMedia’s YouTube channel at

Be sure to register and VOTE!

March 25, 2022

TCMedia Reopens!

Join us for a Second Saturday Ice Cream Social to mark the reopening of the TCMedia facilities.

Beginning April 9, 2022, we're unlocking the doors and will reopen Studio A, Control Room A, and Edit Suites for community producers and their production crews.

Come reconnect with your TCMedia friends, share some cool treats, and learn more about our updated facility operations.

Second Saturday Ice Cream Social
Saturday, April 9, 2022
2:00 pm - Studio A

To maintain safe social distancing, Studio A occupancy is limited to 30 people.

Please, REGISTER HERE to attend

January 31, 2022

February Classes

You can sign up for media production classes on the following dates and times.

Intro to Video Production - February
February 4, 2022

This workshop introduces basic operation of the Sony HDR-AX2000 field camera, as well as accompanying field production gear like the fluid head tripod, various microphones, and bi-color LED lights.

Fee: $55

Register Here

Color Correction with DaVinci Resolve - February
February 8, 2022

This class meets online. Get an overview of the video post-production process using the free software DaVinci Resolve and in-depth look at the workflow for color correcting and color grading with DaVinci's Color page. Class meets 5pm - 7pm

Fee: $55

Register Here

Intro to Final Cut Pro X - February
February 9, 2022

This class teaches Final Cut Pro, a professional video editing application. for Apple computers. Students will learn basic editing techniques, basic titling, transitions, filters, and how to export their finished video. Class meets 1pm - 3pm

Fee: $55

Register Here

Intro to Studio Production - February
February 16, 2022

2 class sessions: Wednesdays 2/16 & 2/23 Students must attend both sessions This workshop introduces students to television studio camera and audio operation, lighting, and set design. Class meets 5pm - 8pm

Fee: $85

Register Here

Music Video Production Course
February 28, 2022

The class members will select a music track from a local artist and then shoot and edit a music video for it. You will be introduced to music theory, multi-track recording, storyboarding, cinematography, storytelling concepts, choreography, camera operation and video editing. The finished video will air on TCMedia channels and will be available online. Instructor: Robert Kam 6 class sessions: Mondays 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4. Class meets from 6pm -8pm.

Fee: $250

Register Here