Community Access Television (CATS) Wins National Awards

News Release Date: 
Aug 5 2009
For Immediate Release

Contact: Margaret Harter
Community Relations Coordinator
812-349-3050; fax 812-349-3051
email: mharter [at] mcpl [dot] info

Bloomington, IN--Community Access Television Services (CATS) at Monroe County Public Library has won two 2009 National Hometown Video Awards from the Alliance for Community Media.

  • Production Manager Martin O'Neill won first place for "Cinderella at the Indiana University Musical Arts Center" in the Community Events -- Professional Division.
  • Production assistants Zac Canale and Mike Adams won first place in the Entertainment Variety -- Professional Division for "Raw Shorts Live: Morrow/Husband & Wife."

"CATS is honored to win these national awards. First-place awards in the Professional Division are the most competitive, as well as being the most coveted," said Michael White, CATS General Manager. "That the library's television network can successfully compete with multi-million dollar media centers is a testament to the quality CATS strives to achieve every day."

It is the 35th anniversary of CATS. Find out more about CATS exemplary local television programming at For more about the National Hometown Video Awards, visit the ACM website.