Northwest Community Media leader wins Buske Leadership Award

Rob Brading, recently retired CEO of MetroEast Community Media in Gresham, Oregon is the winner of the 2016 Alliance for Community Media’s Buske Award for his service to our field.  Rob has as been a longtime volunteer with ACM and the Alliance for Communications Democracy.  In addition to his work for the national ACM, Rob has been a wonderful leader for the ACM Northwest Region for nearly 25 years.

The Buske Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated commitment to the mission and goals of the Alliance for Community Media, leadership within the organization within the last three years, a high degree of involvement in the organization nationally, regionally and at the chapter level, and continuing service to the ACM.

The ACM awards will be presented at the closing luncheon on Saturday, August 20 at the ACM National Conference in Boston. More information on the ACM National Conference can be found here.

Congratulations Rob!

Sound Living on the NW Media Summit on KSER 90.7

What better way to get in the spirit of a pledge drive than to discuss regional issues effecting community media? Recently, KSER 90.7 devoted an hour to talk about these and the upcoming NW Media Summit on the show Sound Living.

Host Ed Bremer was joined by Ann Alquist, Director of Membership at Alaska Public Media; Mike Wassenaar, president of the Alliance for Community Media; and Sabrina Roach, Doer at Brown Paper Tickets and board member of the ACMNWR.

“Today we are talking about the Alliance for Community Media Northwest Summit happens next weekend at the Doubletree Inn at Southcenter in Tukwila. Friday and Saturday next week, community media activists from seven states and western Canada, will gather for the Alliance for Community Media Northwest Summit. The Alliance represents and advocates on behalf of grassroots media creators,” said Ed Bremer, host of Sound Living.

Click here for the archived show