We Are Wallingford Public Access

Wallingford Public Access Association, Inc. d/b/a WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

Some stories never get old.
Some community stories never get old.

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Together we are Community TV in Wallingford.

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Mission


Put yourself on the map. Be a citizen Media Maker!

Your ideas, passions , VOICE.
Your ideas, your passions, your VOICE.

Corporate Purpose: All manner of support for the creation and distribution of noncommercial community media and fulfillment of responsibilities within related designations associated with managing sufficient resources inclusive of cable access channel(s) to facilitate meaningful community access within the community of Wallingford,CT.  #W06492

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Goals


  • To operate a community-based media center inclusive of a television studio with community and performance space
  • To provide free or low cost training to the public on media tools and uses
  • To foster awareness of the First Amendment and Free Speech
  • To sustain Community Access TV resources on behalf of the people of Wallingford

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Community Access Provider (CAP)


Wallingford Public Access Association, Inc. (WPAA), as designated by the State of Connecticut utility regulators, is the Community Access Provider (CAP) for the town of Wallingford. WPAA is a (501-3(c)) nonprofit organization incorporated in Connecticut as a Public Charity. Our primary business is support for the creation and sharing of video content as hyper-local television. Hyper-local refers to Wallingford CT #W06492. Continue reading “Community Access Provider (CAP)”

Citizen Media-Maker Awards


2016 Rika Welsh Community Impact
Georgian Lussier Mid-Life Matters
WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

2014 Overall Excellence Budget Under 100K  
WPAA-TV and Community Media Center

2013 Overall Excellence Budget Under 100K  
WPAA-TV and Media Center We Did It Together

2013 3rd Place – ‘Diversity Empowerment
# The African Dream  Mandela Legacy

2012 1st Place
‘Diversity Empowerment ‘ winner Penn’s Pals Sophie’s

2011 1st Place ‘Documentary Event
OTPG Producer Adele Houston  Home Of Free Speech

2009 1st Place ‘Community Impact’
GS Troop #60794 Livin’ Life the Right Way

2009 2nd Place ‘News & Magazine Series’
WPAA Independent Producer, Kathryn Robinson Creature Theater III

2009 3rd Place – ‘Children and Youth’
WPAA GS Leader Karen Kennedy
Be Smart, Don’t Start

2008 1st Place – ‘Original Teleplay’
WPAA Independent Producer, Kathryn Robinson Deadly Access

2006 1st Place – ‘Issues Talk Show’
WPAA Independent Producer  Tom Dacey  
Talking with Tom

2006 Sustaining Community Access Award – Audience
Planet Access Crew Wallingford Public Access Station
(signed June 24, 2006)

2006 Sustaining Community Access Award – Delivery
Board of Directors Wallingford Public Access Station
(signed June 24, 2006)

2005 1st Place – National  ‘PSA’  WPAA Golden Ticket

2004 7th Annual NE_ACM Video Festival
PEG PROMO Golden Ticket
WPAA Team (David & Jason Burghardt, Kathryn M. Robinson, Sharon Kesilewski)

2003 6th Annual NE_ACM Video Festival
Cultural – Making a Difference
Ordinary Citizens Everyday Doors

Cliff Huizenga

2001 4th Annual NE_ACM Video Festival
Religious/Inspirational
A Journey Stations of the Cross

Innovative
Wheelchairs Rolling
Adele Houston

2001 National Hometown Award
Religious/Inspirational
A Journey Stations of the Cross

Adele Houston

Video Festivals: a benefit for Alliance for Community Media Members