Government access video wins Hometown Media Award

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News release from the City of Fort Wayne:

Government Access Video Wins Hometown Media Award

(August 26, 2014) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) recently honored City TV’s Housing and Neighborhood Services (HANDS) informational video with a Hometown Media Award. The video was created by government access videographer Pat Stelte.

The Hometown Media Awards recognize the best community media programming of 2013, including work produced by students, independent producers and access center professionals. There were nearly 1,000 entries in a variety of video and multi-media categories, including the Government Profile Professional category that the HANDS video won.

The video,, explains the mission and purpose of the HANDS Board, which is a community based board that exists to strengthen Fort Wayne neighborhoods and reduce barriers to reinvestment through building, developing and supporting public-private partnerships.

More information about HANDS is available at

Founded in 1976, the Alliance for Community Media represents over 3,000 Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access organizations and community media centers throughout the country. The ACM works to protect the interests of these access centers and those who use PEG facilities and equipment to advance their causes through cable television and the Internet.


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