Breaking News! MATV/UMA is a finalist for three videos and for Overall Excellence in Combined PEG Access as part of the annual Nor’Easter Awards hosted by Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region. Winners will be announced at the virtual Nor’Easter Awards Ceremony on December 2, 2020. But getting to this status is already cause to celebrate and congratulate those who made the videos and applaud the MATV/UMA the staff, board, and all the interns for ongoing work.
A video created by high school students Bridget Gately, Fenying Gua, Joshua Dube about the lasting impact of Elisha S. Converse, the first Mayor of Malden, MA. Video created by Malden Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) Participants via Malden Access Television. *This project is partially funded/funded by the YouthWorks program through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The program is administered by the Commonwealth Corporation*
Celebrating 10 Years of Malden Reads
Video to celebrate ten years of Malden Reads: One Book One City program, a program that has had significant impact in Malden in its diverse reach, programming, books, and themes discussed.
MATV: Beyond Television
MATV, Malden’s Media Center, is rebranding with a new name! This video explores how and why MATV is moving “Beyond Television.” Produced by James Mudge.
Overall Excellence in Combined PEG Access
Though MATV/UMA runs many programs and provides various offerings, its role as a provider of local cable channel programming is vital for Malden. Public, Educational, and Governmental programming provides education, information, and opportunity for civic engagement, creative expression, and access to community.
The Overall Excellence awards recognize access organizations for their overall operational activities and programming efforts.
Image: Graphic by Masio Dotson created from Malden Reads Anniversary logo for Celebrating 10 Years of Malden Reads