News

Western Mass Calling title

Amherst Media’s NEWS@AmherstMedia is proud to bring to you a new series, “Western Mass Calling.”  Series host Jim Lescault, along with regional institutional leaders, will explore the current socio-economic conditions facing Western Massachusetts’ residents and businesses.

 This 30 minute talk show will engage in conversations covering such topics as politics, economics, education, religion, social services, and housing. 

Sammy Awards

The third annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement, colloquilly known as "The Sammys", will be presented Thursday, April 28 at Amherst College.  The recipients this year are author Polly Longsworth and Yiddish Book Center founder Aaron Lansky.

Fred Ho

The Afro Asian Music Ensemble paid tribute last year to its founder and bandleader Fred Ho in a performance at Hampshire College. The tribute concert was filmed and is presented by Amherst Media

Joe Ameur

Amherst Media is pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Ameur as our Director of Programming. Joe Ameur graduated from UMass Amherst in 2015, majoring in Communication and English with a focus on filmmaking and screenwriting. During his studies at UMass, Joe interned at Amherst Media as a Production Assistant and worked on many field and studio productions, as well as our archiving project. He follows in the steps of impressive former interns joining our staff, including the preceding Director of Programming, Kayla Creamer.

2016 amherst election

Don’t miss Amherst Media’s LIVE coverage of the 2016 Amherst town election presented with the Amherst League of Women Voters. The program will be broadcast live on channel 17 and online starting at 7:45pm on Tuesday March 29th.