June 21, 2023

TCMedia Wins Two National AWards

Thurston Community Media recently announced that two of their local television programs received the 2023 Hometown Media Awards from the Alliance for Community Media Foundation.

TCMedia received the Informational Talk Show Series - Access Center Professional award for its "Mission Nonprofit" series, produced and edited by Robert Kam, Martha Correa, and Jordan Plozai-Alicea. "Mission Nonprofit" is a monthly program that showcases area nonprofit organizations.  In addition, long-time public access program, "Karaoke Oly", a family-friendly, sing-along program, was acknowledged for the Entertainment & Arts Series - Independent Producer award. It is produced and directed by Robert Kam.

The Alliance Awards program was established to honor and promote community media, community radio, and local cable programs distributed on Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) access. Nearly one thousand entries are submitted each year, and awards are presented to the most creative programs that address community needs, develop diverse community involvement, challenge conventional commercial television formats, and move viewers to experience television differently.

The awards will be presented June 28th during the Alliance for Communtiy Media National Conference in Brooklyn, NY.