Talking TV With Mandi Wyndham

Mandi Wyndham is the Training & Volunteer Services Coordinator at MCM and instructor of  the Summer Backpack Journalism Academy and Citizen Journalism. This blog will be giving a look inside MCM’s Summer Backpack Journalism Academy, Citizen Journalism class and the Training & Volunteer Services Department. Make sure you keep checking in for the latest and greatest photos, video and stories that happen at MCM!

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It's Back! Explorer Post 1921 & Explorer Club 995

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I am excited to announce that MCM’s Media Explorer program is back for the fall and we have extended registration to October 10. This is such a great way to get your teen involved, creating and learning about new ways to express themselves using media. Explorer Programs give real hands-on multimedia production experience for the […]

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Backpack Journalists Need New Cameras


Texting, Chatting, Tweeting, Posting, Blogging… Teenagers love to creatively express themselves! You can give a teenager the opportunity to express their own voice as a backpack journalist with a ZOOM Q2 HD Video Recorder. Imagine our future teen journalists covering the latest school football game or sending you a video blog that features a review […]

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iPads are the Future for MCM Teens (Video)

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There is still time to donate to this awesome project.   “iPads are the Future and so are we” is a common theme with Montgomery Community Media’s teens. They are the next generation and MCM needs the tools to take our teens to the future! You can give a teenager the opportunity to express their […]

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2013 Monty Awards - My View

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Sunday (11/17) night was the event that we have been planning for since February.  Black Rock Center for the Arts in Germantown was the place. Don Mooers was the host of the evening .The Monty was the award! The event was the 2013 Monty Awards! It was a night to remember with over 200 guests […]

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Saturday at the Newseum


What better way to spend a Saturday, than at the Newseum in Washington, DC, right? Of course it is and that is just what I did last Saturday! You should know by now that I am a self proclaimed “News Junkie”, so this was right up my alley! Spend a day at my favorite museum; […]

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Meet Mandi (Photos)


Mandi Wyndham is the training and volunteer services coordinator at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) and she is the lead instructor of the Backpack Journalism program. She also coordinates the annual Monty awards ceremony, which is scheduled for Nov. 17 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. I recently asked Mandi a few questions […]

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Teens, The Ag Fair & Bloggies - Oh My! (Video & Photos)

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There’s a new type of journalist in town – the video journalist! Last week I was able to participate in one of the most amazing opportunities since I started working at MCM. I got the chance to teach a Video Journalism Camp at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! For four days, well actually, three days […]

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What's Your Story?

Youth Media Summit

  I had the opportunity to attend the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media’s Youth Summit and all I can say is, “WOW!”  I had such a great experience for such a short time in New York City. Two phrases that I heard throughout the day by various presenters were “let your voice be […]

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Pay Your Annual User Fee Online!

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You asked for it and we are delivering!  You can now pay your “Annual User Fee” online which is due by July 31, 2013. Make sure you select the correct amount for your User Fee when paying. Choose Membership Type Adult $40.00 USDYouth (under 22) $15.00 USDSeniors (55 +) $30.00 USD If you have any […]

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Get Ready for 2013!

Video Basics Class on Dec 10

The holiday season is upon us and we have started preparing for our Winter Classes.  We held the last Intro to Video Basics of 2012 on Monday.  We have fifteen new students eager to start their adventure in January with MCM. (Don’t worry if you missed this one, we are having another one on January […]

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