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

League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Letter to the League

Olin Fimreite
Trempealeau County Community Television
Letter to Olin

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

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

Sue Buske
The Buske Group
Buske Letter

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

Mary Cardona
Executive Director, Wisconsin Community Media

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
Attorney Anita Gallucci
Letter to Anita
Attorney Joe Van Eaton
Letter to Joe
Professor Barry Orton
Letter to Barry

State Senator Kathleen Vinehout
Letter to Sen. Vinehout

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

U. S. Representative Tammy Baldwin