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Welcome to the CMC

For over 25 years the Community Media Center has acquired and maintained technology tools, media services and community venues to benefit the Grand Rapids community. Explore this site to discover how CMC's television, radio, IT, education and live theatre resources are here to help you.

GRTV is now on MySpace!

Posted: 10/01/2007

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Aron Duby has joined the CMC's IT team and replaces web developer Jordan Adema, who has moved to Ann Arbor.  Aron comes to us with a background in graphic design along with creating standards based websites for the past 5 years utilizing XHTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL and Flash.  Aron has some big shoes to fill and says he is definately up for the challenge.  Welcome to the team Aron!

Volunteer of the Year

Posted: 09/04/2007

At the annual membership meeting on August 15th Byron Strickland was named GRTV's voluteer of the year.  This was Byron's second time winning, he and Charles Bennet shared the honor last year.  All of us at GRTV want to thank Byron for all his hard work and dedication.  Volunteers are the core of a public access tv station and we couldn't do it without them.

The CMC's IT department has finished work on the new website for the International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB). FAB exists to "engage with issues in health care and the biosciences from feminist viewpoints." Check it out at

The Community Media Workshop, CAN-TV (Chicago) and the Benton Foundation put together this web video that focuses on what it means for community media to really serve communities. GRCMC is among those projects featured as a good example. GRCMC Executive Director Laurie Cirivello is also interviewed.