• We Stand with Our Asian Community

    We Stand with Our Asian Community

    The staff and board of MetroEast Community Media wish to express our sorrow and outrage over the recent murders that took place in Georgia. We stand with Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders against this racist violence. Although hatred & violence against non-white communities is …Read More »
  • Thank You Funders!

    Thank You Funders!

    Who’s ready for some good news? When I started my role as CEO at MetroEast almost a year ago, I had no idea what was to come. Little did I know when I took the reins that I’d be leading the organization through an unprecedented …Read More »
  • Online Workshop: Introduction to GarageBand

    Online Workshop: Introduction to GarageBand

    Description One of the simplest DAW’s on the market. Mac-based GarageBand is a gateway to getting great sounding recordings that are useful for podcasters and musicians alike. It piggybacks with the Logic platform for those seeking to expand their production capacity and complexity. This class …Read More »
  • MetroEast COVID 19 Update: Classes with Equipment Checkout

    MetroEast COVID 19 Update: Classes with Equipment Checkout

    MetroEast COVID 19 Update: Classes with Equipment Checkout MetroEast has decided to remain in Phase I of our reopening plan until further notice. The health and safety of our members and staff are our first priority as COVID 19 numbers continue to rise. We know …Read More »
  • Black Lives Matter Video Symposium

    Black Lives Matter Video Symposium

    We are still seeking entries for our Black Lives Matter Video Symposium. If you have a video you’d like to submit, please send it via youtube, Vimeo, Google Drive or Dropbox to info@metroeast.org. Please see event description below. “Whence all this passion towards conformity anyway? …Read More »
  • FREE Online Workshop: Intro to Ableton Live 10

    FREE Online Workshop: Intro to Ableton Live 10

    Description Music software gives us access to new ways of understanding music, performance, DJing, and recording. This course will teach the basics of a program called Ableton Live. We will look at how to add samples to build a song, how to jam along using …Read More »
  • FREE Online Workshop: Intro to Adobe Audition 2020

    FREE Online Workshop: Intro to Adobe Audition 2020

    Description If you want to take your podcast, voice-overs, and soundscapes to the next level, Adobe Audition is a great addition to your current toolbox. Audition seamlessly interfaces with Adobe Premiere for effortless sound design workflows. It can also be used as a platform for …Read More »
  • Video Voters Guide – Primary Election 2020

    Video Voters Guide – Primary Election 2020

    METRO – Districts 3 | 5 on Thursday, May 7th at 9:00 AM on Ch. 29 Ch. 329 Ch. 37 METRO Dist. 6 | Multnomah Co. Comm. Pos. 4 | US House, 3rd Dist. on Thursday, May 7th at 12:00 PM on Ch. 29 Ch. …Read More »
  • FREE Virtual Workshop: Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020

    FREE Virtual Workshop: Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020

    Description Want to learn how to use Adobe Premiere but worried it’s too complex? Let us help you! Learn how to use Adobe’s Premiere Pro 2020 to edit your videos. Learn to import, arrange, and cut footage to tell a story. Explore how to optimize …Read More »
  • MetroEast Member Screening

    MetroEast Member Screening

    Description You are officially invited to share your work at our first annual MetroEast Member Screening (virtual) event! Do you have a video you’ve been working on that you want to share with a larger audience? Do you have a rough cut that could use …Read More »
  • FREE Online Workshop: Create Your Own Website

    FREE Online Workshop: Create Your Own Website

    Description Whether you’re trying to showcase your digital portfolio, talk about a cause or add a perfect addition to your resume, creating a website is an excellent option for doing it. Potential employers, fans and friends will appreciate a place where they can check out …Read More »
  • Free Online Workshop: Intro to Color Correction

    Free Online Workshop: Intro to Color Correction

    Synopsis Has your camera been set in “Auto” mode since you bought it?  Are you confused by the terms “color temperature”, “f-stop” and “white balance” and wonder what they really mean?   Are you baffled by the various scopes and controls and what they actually …Read More »
  • Your Vo!ce Survey

    Your Vo!ce Survey

    Please help MetroEast by taking the Your Vo!ce Survey before April 30th!   The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission provides our organization with the capital funds we use to buy media equipment and maintain our facility for the community. They are currently renegotiating their agreement …Read More »
  • Teleconferencing for Government, Educators and Nonprofits

    Teleconferencing for Government, Educators and Nonprofits

    With the COVID 19 pandemic, it is essential that we use video conferencing software to stay in touch, share information and coordinate as teams. This software has become the norm for telecommuters and can save us all travel time and fossil fuels. It also makes …Read More »
  • Switchboard Tutorial

    Switchboard Tutorial

    Go to Switchboard If you have questions, please contact us at info@metroeast.org  Read More »
  • Free Online Workshop: Podcasting with your Phone

    Free Online Workshop: Podcasting with your Phone

    Workshop Overview Are you stuck at home because of COVID-19? How has this impacted your life and the lives of those you love? Share your thoughts and conversations using your phone, tablet or computer to record and publish and podcast! This workshop is an introduction …Read More »
  • Producing from Home (Free Online Workshop)

    Producing from Home (Free Online Workshop)

    Workshop Overview Are you itching to keep producing, but stay at home orders are hindering you? Or maybe you wanted to try out teleconferencing during your productions. Now is the time! Netflix bingeing and organizing the garage can wait. This workshop will teach you how …Read More »
  • How to Shoot Video on Your Smartphone

    How to Shoot Video on Your Smartphone

  • FREE Online Workshop: Teleconferencing

    FREE Online Workshop: Teleconferencing

    Teleconferencing for Government, Nonprofits, and Educators        Cohosted by MetroEast and Open Signal   Workshop Overview Are you a Government, Educator or Nonprofit employee or just a regular ol’ person trying to get your message out or instruct during the COVID-19 pandemic? As …Read More »
  • Video Contest

    Video Contest

    Are you stuck at home because of COVID-19? How are you staying emotionally and physically healthy? How has this impacted your life and the lives of those you love? Share your thoughts using your phone, tablet or computer to record and edit them. They say …Read More »
  • MetroEast Live-Stream Services

    MetroEast Live-Stream Services

    As we all come to terms with the rapidly changing situation and learn more about COVID-19, we’re all going to be canceling events, performances, workshops, etc. amidst other precautions we’re taking. Several organizations have approached us about live-streaming. This is potentially a highly workable solution. …Read More »
  • COVIDeo Online Workshops

    COVIDeo Online Workshops

    Are you stuck at home because of COVID-19? How are you staying emotionally and physically healthy? How has this impacted your life and the lives of those you love? Share your thoughts using your phone, tablet or computer to record and edit them. They say …Read More »
  • COVID-19 MetroEast Updates

    COVID-19 MetroEast Updates

    MetroEast Update MetroEast will remain closed until the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order is lifted, at which point we will gradually re-open and keep safety our top priority. March 23, 2020 Oregon Executive Order NO. 20-12 — Stay Home, Save Lives March 11, 2020Read More »
  • MetroEast Field Trips

    MetroEast Field Trips

    We love seeing students learning together and enjoying the thrill of media production. Our tour covers state of the art facilities, including our production studios, edit suites, and recording booth, among other professional equipment. Orientation showcases the excellent technical resources available right here in Gresham, as …Read More »
  • Welcome to Computers 2019 Wraps Up!

    Welcome to Computers 2019 Wraps Up!

      Last week marked the last MetroEast Welcome to Computers for 2019! If you’ve ever had to research something online or send an email, you can imagine how difficult navigating society without access to the internet or basic computer skills. This six-session computer literacy course …Read More »
  • MetroEast Privacy Policy

    MetroEast Privacy Policy

    MetroEast Community Media operates www.metroeast.org. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the site. By using our site, you …Read More »
  • MetroEast Names Tomi Douglas CEO

    MetroEast Names Tomi Douglas CEO

    MetroEast Community Media Names Tomi Douglas CEO PRESS RELEASE                                           For Immediate Release    Contact Shannon Chisom (503) 750-3785 Shannon@SRCCommunityConsulting.com After a national search, Tomi Douglas …Read More »
  • DIGITAL MEDIA DELETION NOTICE

    DIGITAL MEDIA DELETION NOTICE

    DELETION DATE: AUGUST 23, 2019 In order to keep our organization running smoothly, we will be removing media from accounts that are using more than 1TB of storage, or that have not accessed their account in over a year. If you have older media that …Read More »
  • MetroEast Community Media Seeks CEO

    MetroEast Community Media Seeks CEO

              Chief Executive Officer THE OPPORTUNITY MetroEast Community Media is a nonprofit, public benefit organization that uses media to invigorate civic engagement, inspire diverse voices, and strengthen community life. The organization is seeking a visionary and entrepreneurial CEO who will lead …Read More »
  • MetroEast CEO Press Release

    MetroEast CEO Press Release

              PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release  June 5, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Shannon Chisom President, MetroEast Board of Directors Tel: (503) 750-3785 Email: Shannon@SRCCommunityConsulting.com Gresham, OR — MetroEast Community Media, a leading nonprofit organization in the field of media production and digital literacy, is announcing the …Read More »