About the funding and the service: Lessons from Vermont


Vermont’s Community TV system is similar to Connecticut’s. The same Federal laws apply and the basics about PEG are universal. In 1995, CT modified the PEG underwriting and regulator management. CT was one of the first states to move to statewide franchising. This benefited the cable providers enormously had as left much of the provision … Continue reading About the funding and the service: Lessons from Vermont

Board President Statement Joey Allard (2019)


I, Joey Allard, had the opportunity to be a leader and a learner while serving WPAA-TV as President until June 2019. My three-year term on the board is up in a few months but I have never been more proud to be a part of WPAA-TV. Looking back at the challenges we faced we have … Continue reading Board President Statement Joey Allard (2019)

WPAA-TV As Discovered by Intern John A McMahon


In the quiet town of Wallingford, Connecticut, nestled on the edge of Center and South Orchard Street, sits a former barn turned “Community Media Center”. Where cultivated hay and livestock used to be stored, creative and exciting media is now being made. The Wallingford Public Access Association, or WPAA-TV, is one of the 3 local … Continue reading WPAA-TV As Discovered by Intern John A McMahon

#MoreThanTV


More people in town know about the two-story tiger mural painted by #ARCY on our South Orchard St. building across from Center St. Cemetery, than what actually belongs to them, inside. WPAA-TV is inside. It is one of the Town of Wallingford’s three local television stations, the one operated by volunteers for use by the … Continue reading #MoreThanTV

On The Parade Ground 2008 to 2012


What better day to start a TV show about bringing sunshine to local topics of interest than the day after we lose an hour of sleep in the preservation of daylight. On the Parade Ground is planned to be a forum for gathering knowledge about topics of public interest.     Callers will be encouraged … Continue reading On The Parade Ground 2008 to 2012