Friend of Access Awards

Each year, Wisconsin Community Media honors one or more people who have done outstanding work to ensure local voices continue to be heard in Wisconsin. 

2018 Award Recipients

"In recognition of your work to preserve the true democratic voice of the community -
Public, Education, and Government Access Television."

Al Reinhart - Algoma Community Television - Letter to Al

Mary Ann Wold - Valley Media Works, Eau Claire, Wisconsin - Letter to Mary Ann

James Wyngaard - WSTO TV, Stoughton, Wisconsin/ Sun Prairie Media Center, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin / WMCF - McFarland, Wisconsin - Letter to James

Past Award Recipients

2017
League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Letter to the League

2016
Olin Fimreite
Trempealeau County Community Television
Letter to Olin

2015
Joe Eckberg
Camera Corner - Green Bay
Letter to Joe
Wes Dixon
Key West - Lenexa, Kansas
Letter to Wes
Dave Leighton
Leightronix - Holt, Michigan
Letter to Dave

2014 
Most Reverend John Charles Wester
Bishop of Salt Lake City and the Chairman of the U. S. Council of Catholic Bishops  
Letter to the Bishop
Bunnie Riedel
Executive Director American Community Television
Letter to Bunnie

2013   
Sue Buske
The Buske Group
Buske Letter

2012   
U. S. Representative Tammy Baldwin
Rep. Baldwin Letter 2012

2011   
Mary Cardona
Executive Director, Wisconsin Community Media
 

2010   
State Representative Terese Berceau
Rep. Berceau Letter
State Representative Garey Bies
Rep. Bies Letter
State Representative Gary Hebl
Rep. Hebl Letter
State Representative Mary Hubler
Rep. Hubler Letter
 
2009   
Attorney Anita Gallucci
Letter to Anita
Attorney Joe Van Eaton
Letter to Joe
Professor Barry Orton
Letter to Barry

2008  
State Senator Kathleen Vinehout
Letter to Sen. Vinehout

2007  
State Representative Gary Hebl
Letter to Rep. Hebl
State Representative Louis Molepske
Letter to Rep. Molepske
State Senator Judy Robson
Letter to Sen. Robson
Friends of Oshkosh Community Media
Letter to Friends of OCM

2006  
U. S. Representative Tammy Baldwin