Ways to Become Involved in Creating a Stronger Local Media System
As a grassroots local collective, we invite you to get involved in a way that is meaningful to you! Join us to democratize local media and give people the tools they need to tell compelling stories that change our community. We need you to be involved!
Volunteer to help set-up for recording, camera operation, audio, floor directing, and other production crew needs. Training is provided. Sign-up for orientation to get started.
Do you want to produce and submit content for distribution on Public Media Network? You can work with us to produce your own television program. Sign up for orientation to get started.
Neighborhood Voices Reporter
Improve our local news and report on your local community.
Training is provided. Learn more about the program.
Mobile Storytelling is the first workshop to get you started.
Community Access Center Member
Access media production studios, equipment, and workspace for the creation of your media projects or community events.
Next Lens Media Lab
Next Lens provides documentary storytellers with resources and mentorship for the completion of a documentary to use in their portfolio, and equips them with access to gear and resources, industry guidance, and local screening and distribution through Public Media Network. Apply by December 1 for the current round of funding.
Already have media produced and are interested in having it aired on Public Media Network? Learn more about our platforms.
Attend Orientation to get started.
Narrative storytelling program based in media activism and documentary storytelling. Learn more about the program. Sign up for our emails to learn about upcoming cohorts.
Apprentinceships & Fellowships
Watch for more information on upcoming opportunities for media apprenticeships and fellowships. Sign up for our emails to stay connected and be the first to learn about these opportunities.
Youth Media Programs
More programs for young adults and youth (24 and under) are coming soon. Sign up for our emails to be the first to learn about these programs.
Sign up for our emails if you want to stay connected and receive information about upcoming events, news, training classes, and other opportunities.
Community Advisory Council
The Community Advisory Council brings together both existing media producers and new community partners around the shared goal of ensuring all in our partner communities have access to quality local media and information that reflects their community and lived experiences.
Donate to support local media
Local media needs your support. You can help build and share media power in our community to ensure people have access to quality local media and information that reflects their community and lived experiences.
Office and Outreach Assistance
Mailings, clerical work, front desk concierge, event set-up, outreach at community events, and assist with surveys.
Training is provided.
Sign up for orientation to get started.