From Where You Are


Capturing Wallingford from “Where you are!’ and compiling a video for sharing on Local@5 is an initiative to bring people together and archive our community as the people see it. Local@5 is how we share current community-contributed content. We hope to see your view of Wallingford on TV. #wpaatv must comply with copyright law and … Continue reading From Where You Are

Civic Literacy, Elections, Community Media


Information and civic literacy are the community education focuses of community media. Community education is provided in collaborative support of special video programs, engaging in community forums with questions for clarification, transparency, or fact-finding, and social engagement tagged #civicliteracy #informationliteracy. And we host a Municipal Get-Out-The-Vote Session during Community Media Week. This tag was on … Continue reading Civic Literacy, Elections, Community Media

Let’s Crowdsource a ‘Celebrate Wallingford’ Movie


Crowdsourcing Celebrate Wallingford Movie is the submission of images and videos taken by the participants and attendees of Celebrate Wallingford to a folder in the cloud to be edited by the youth team at WPAA-TV. Most submitted content will be from a cell phone, but users of drones and photographers are most welcome to join in.

Wallingford Stories, Yours and Ours #TeentigerTV


Will you accept our inaugural offer for the production of your Wallingford small business story by our #TeenTigerTV crew under the guidance of a professional filmmaker? Community Funded Youth Program For a minimum tax-deductible donation of $750 designated to our youth media program the #TeenTigerTV, the #TeenTigerTV team will produce a ‘non-commercial’ story about your … Continue reading Wallingford Stories, Yours and Ours #TeentigerTV

Commitment: A Higher Level of Support


Our Reply About Commitment Does the CAP have an agreement to provide a level of support higher than that set by the standards in Conn. Agencies Reg. § 16-331a-11? Public Utilities Control Authority Question 41 Study per SA 22-23, Special Act 22-23 authorizes a community media study. The study proposal first appeared as a ‘strike … Continue reading Commitment: A Higher Level of Support

A long time to be in the dog house: WPAA-TV Turns 30


Published Record-Journal Weekender Op-Ed June 3, 2023 In June, WPAA-TV turns 30, but the legacy of community media in Wallingford is 48 years deep. All community media in Wallingford originated in 1975 with a state grant to the library for a community bulletin board. The “What is happening at the library?” show, 200 North Main … Continue reading A long time to be in the dog house: WPAA-TV Turns 30

Resolve To Connect in 2023


2022 Content Is Still good viewing – On Demand In 2022, shows began returning to in-studioW production, TeamHercules Youth transformed into #TeenTigerTV, a donation from ESPN transformed our hybrid community room, we produced Arts & Humanities Projects with grant support and collaborated with other nonprofits to raise the profile of ‘good’ in Wallingford as #TheGreatGive06492. Local shows are … Continue reading Resolve To Connect in 2023

Q & A | Question Four – Net Neutral Funding 2019 Levels in 2024


Study with intent to change the delivery of community media in CT Provide and discuss recommendations regarding how to effectuate the consolidations of community access operations to ensure that any recommended increase to the remaining community access organizations’ operational and capital budgets is at minimum net neutral to the average funding collected from the applicable … Continue reading Q & A | Question Four – Net Neutral Funding 2019 Levels in 2024