OnTheParadeGround — a concept still needing Humans


It is with great pride and enthusiasm that WPAA-TV Executive Director accepts the 1st Place Award for Diversity Empowerment on behalf of Penn’s Pals with a hope to be able to submit to this category every year from the annual creation & collection of Wallingford stories. She supported this effort as an OnTheParade Ground Volunteer.  … Continue reading OnTheParadeGround — a concept still needing Humans

2012 — seeds of change


In 2009, a few of us experimented with format and crew development. We completed programs for 6 non-profit/community organizations. The intiative was then interrupted by the evolution of WPAA into a media center (new building/location); and the crew was distracted by the creation of studioW (which is now a Piece Theatre project) and general skills retooling. In … Continue reading 2012 — seeds of change

Six Mondays starting April 5th – Community Connections


The volunteer team is finalizing plans for a 6 week series to begin April 5.The theme for this mini-series: Making Connection in the Service of Others The conversations will reveal local stories about non-profit or community organizations connecting & serving people and using new technologies to get the word out. The discussion will make global … Continue reading Six Mondays starting April 5th – Community Connections

A civic conversation program – a gap exists


Community Access TV is called vanity TV by some, the electronic soapbox by others and sometimes the church channel given the predominance of religion oriented programming. I like the change Wallingford’s Public Access Channel is trying to make to become WPAA Community Building TV. The Community Building theme evolved when the organization sought to find … Continue reading A civic conversation program – a gap exists