Dec 14, 2017
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.
Dec 11, 2017
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.
Dec 6, 2017
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.
Nov 2, 2017
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.
Oct 26, 2017
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.
Oct 20, 2017
Statement from Amherst School Committee Chair Phoebe Hazzard on the Selection of the School Building Committee to Overseethe Fort River School Building and Site Feasibility Study.
Oct 11, 2017
Classic Arts Showcase is currently unavailable. We are working with them on new distribution methods. We expect the service to be restored in a few weeks. The broadcast is available online at www.classicartsshowcase.org/ We apologize for the interruption.
Oct 11, 2017
Sign up today for the Amherst Committee for a Better Chance's 46th Annual Fall Foliage Walk/Run this Saturday, October 14, 2017. This Family Style Walk/Competitive Run is an Amherst tradition, bringing together hundreds of walkers, runners, foliage lovers and children to admire the diverse colors of New England fall foliage while participating and raising money to support the diversity within our own communities. For more info, or to register visit the link. https://www.amherstabetterchance.org/fallfoliagewalkrun/
Oct 5, 2017
Puerto Rican poet and performer, Magdalena Gómez, presents a live two-hour performance reading from Puerto Rican literature with unscripted intimate, personal commentary as a fundraiser for long-term Puerto Rican relief efforts. The live presentation will be accessible on Facebook, Friday, October 6, from 11am-1pm at facebook.com/amherstmedia
Sep 26, 2017
See what an internship at Amherst Media looks like through the eyes and experiences of interns who are doing it. Directed, shot, and edited by Amherst Media interns, this short film reveals the range of possibilities for anyone seeking to hone their skills in all forms of media production from video to podcasting to social journalism and more.