About Public Media Network

Public Media Network is a community of individuals, special interest groups, nonprofit and government organizations who value the power of authentic voices and local stories in media. We are a civic media hub for local conversation, storytelling, and communications.

Join our participatory network and add your voice to the larger community dialogue and gain media skills.

Whether you are a novice or are skilled in media production, Public Media Network provides a supportive space for you to create community-focused media.  Our volunteer-driven production culture welcomes you to use media to tell stories that inspire, inform, and make a difference in the community.

Our media center provides you with access to high definition media production resources for you to create, connect, and collaborate with others.

Learn more about milestones in our organization's history.


Our Mission

Public Media Network empowers people through media to amplify creative expression, community dialogue, and cultural understanding.

Our Vision

Is for a vital civic media hub that builds an engaged community.


Public Media Network  is a Public, Education, and Government (PEG)  501c3 community media access organization founded in 1983 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Our partner communities include: City of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Township, Oshtemo Township, Comstock Township, City of Parchment, and City of Galesburg.

Our community media center is located on the third floor of the Epic Center for the Arts in Downtown Kalamazoo: 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 300, Kalamazoo, MI.