Community Access Television Services (CATS) Wins National Awards

News Release Date: 
Jun 23 2011
For Immediate Release

Bloomington, IN--Community Access Television Services (CATS) at Monroe County Public Library has received three awards for excellence at the 2011 National Hometown Video Awards from the Alliance for Community Media. Winners were chosen from more than 1,100 entries representing more than 3,000 public, educational, and governmental access (PEG) organizations and cities across the country.

The video for the 2010 Children's Summer Reading Program: Make a Splash!, produced by Zac Canale and Adam Jessup, won in the categories of Children's Programs-Professional and Educational Activities-Professional. The video of the 2010 Lotus World Music Festival-Crooked Still, produced by Jason Radke, won in the Live Format-Professional category.

 "CATS is honored to win these national awards," said Michael White, CATS General Manager. "They reflect the quality of work that CATS strives to achieve every day."

The five CATS channels provide the local community with library, arts, and educational programs, coverage of City and County governmental meetings, non-commercial programs produced by local citizens, and world news through SCOLA telecasts.

Find out more about CATS exemplary local television programming and how to access CATS channels at

For more information, please contact Michael White, CATS, 349-3111.