Many thanks to Scott Merzbach of The Daily Hampshire Gazette for his story on Amherst Media's capital fund drive to erect our new headquarters in the Dickinson Local Historic District. "While best known by some for broadcasting municipal meetings, Amherst Media also serves as a training center and a producer of documentaries, such as one it put together for the Amehrst Survival Center, and another it is putting together for the 50th anniversary of the Amherst A Better Chance program.
Amherst Media kicked off its capital campaign Saturday, Nov. 4th, with a tent party featuring music, food and community supporters who turned out to celebrate on the site of what will soon be the organization’s new facility at the corner of Main and Gray streets.
Over the past summer, we were fortunate enough to interview Greg Watanabe, an American actor who blew us away with his performance in the one-man-play Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata. In our interview with Watanabe, we got an exclusive look into his experience and past with acting, as well as what it was like to shift from all of these different genres into Broadway for his latest production, Allegiance.
AMHERST — A new 10-year contract between the town and Amherst Media will ensure the nonprofit continues to provide public access service, including live coverage of public meetings, community programming on three cable channels and digital video production training.
The Rotary Club received Amherst Media's 2017 Jean Haggerty Award for its longstanding history of service in the Amherst community. The award was presented Wednesday, Oct. 25th, at the 42nd Annual Meeting of Amherst Media in its College Street studios.
The Jean Haggerty Award recognizes those people or organizations with a longstanding commitment to bettering their community. Steven Brewer, president of Amherst Media, presented the award to Rob Stern, president of The Rotary Club of Amherst.