MetroEast Staff are ACM Award Winners!

Out of a possible 20 categories, Gresham non-profit, MetroEast Community Media, is taking home almost a third of the prizes in a competition called “Best of the Northwest”.

According to the Alliance for Community Media “This prestigious awards contest honors outstanding programs telecast on or produced by community access or local origination television channels in the Northwest region (Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) of the Alliance for Community Media.”

Congratulations to the following MetroEast staff producers for these winning entries:

Democracy in Action
Your Vote Counts (Su Voto Cuenta)
John Lugton, Emily Vidal – Gresham OR

Empowerment
Transiciones
Seth Ring – Gresham OR

Informative Feature
Center for Family Success
John Lugton, Emily Vidal – Gresham OR

Produced by Youth
The World I Want to Live In: Letters & Numbers
John Lugton, Tony Evans, Adam Lobaugh – Gresham OR

Sports
Mt. Hood Conference basketball
Keith Thomas, Tony Evans – Gresham OR

Studio Talk Show
Community Hotline
Emily Vidal, Monica Weitzel – Gresham OR

MetroEast staff producers will be among those presenting workshops at the 2017 NW Media Summit held at Open Signal in Portland this weekend. The event culminates with the presentation of awards to the winners in the Best of the Northwest competition.