Peabody Access Telecommunications (Peabody TV) announces it is the recipient of eight regional awards and three national awards for outstanding programming as recognized by the Alliance for Community Media (ACM). These national and regional festivals recognize community access television stations in nearly 40 categories representing youth, non-professional, and professional entries.


The ACM Northeast Region has recognized Peabody TV in the following categories:

1st Place:
  • Community Impact: The Haven from Hunger and Citizens Inn Coming Together Instructional and Training: Peabody Access to Justice
  • School/Educational Program: Teching Out: Peabody School Technology Science, Health, and Spirituality: Unspoken Words
2nd Place:
  •  Municipal/Government Programming: Driving Peabody Forward, July 2017 PSA/Short Program: PVMHS Football Working to Make Concussions Part of the Past
 3rd Place:
  • Diversity Empowerment: ArcWorks Community Art Center Artists Reception at Breaking Grounds PSA/Short Program: Peabody Live Murals: Caleb Neelon







The ACM also presented Peabody TV with the following first place Hometown Media Awards at its National Conference in Baltimore, MD on July 12:

  • Spiritual / Inspirational Video (Student Division): Unspoken Words
  • Informational Talk Show Series: Driving Peabody Forward with Mayor Bettencourt Underserved Voices: Ashley’s Story


Peabody TV Executive Director Camille Bartlett finds that the variety of this year’s winners is particularly satisfying. “Once again, our high school work study students have been recognized by industry professionals. I am so proud of their achievements.” Added Bartlett, “I am also thrilled that most of the winning entries were collaborations. We have been deliberate in our focus to produce programming that represents our community and have succeeded in doing so through our numerous community partnerships. Thank you and congratulations to The City of Peabody, the Peabody School District, Citizens Inn/Haven from Hunger, the Peabody District Court, Northeast Arc, and the Peabody Cultural Collaborative for sharing in these awards. You are the ones that do the hard work and we are honored to tell your stories.”


Peabody TV is a non-profit 501(c)3 community media station located in Peabody, Massachusetts. For more information on membership or services provided, visit our web page at