MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - HOMTV continues success in competitions, receiving honors by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), Alliance for Community Media (ACM) as well as the Central States Region Chapter of ACM.
Alliance for Community Media – 2019 Hometown Media National Awards Competition:
Category: Overall Excellence in Governmental Access – $650,000-$1,000,00
Title: “HOMTV Overall Excellence”
Award: 1st Place
The Hometown Media Awards honors and promotes community media and local cable programs that are distributed on Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access cable television channels. Awards are presented to the most creative programs that address community needs, develop diverse community involvement, challenge conventional commercial television formats and move viewers to experience television in a different way.
ACM Central States Region – 2019 Philo Festival of Media Arts Competition Awards:
Title: “Open Line – Opioid Crisis”
The ACM Central States Region includes Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. The PHILO Competition honors the memory of Philo T. Farnsworth, the father of modern television, by recognizing the efforts of modern day pioneers who work to further develop the use of this technology and promote the use of media in our communities.
NATOA – 2019 Government Programing Awards:
Category: Election Coverage
Title: “2018 General Election Night Coverage”
Award: Award of Honor
The Government Programming Awards (GPAs) recognize excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies. Government programmers across the nation to join in having their programming judged as amongst the best productions across the country.
“It’s truly an honor to see the hard work of our talented staff and student interns be recognized for their efforts to provide quality programming to the residents of Meridian Township,” said HOMTV Executive Producer, Brandie Yates. “I am especially proud of our Overall Excellence awards at both the national and regional levels. Those awards exemplify the standard of excellence for which HOMTV has become known.”