Election 2015

Phoebe F. Hazzard, a previous fourth grade teacher in Bennington, Vermont, and Viraphanh Douangmany, a professional organizer for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, were elected to the two available Amherst School Committee seats.

Amherst Media will be broadcasting LIVE Election Night coverage starting at 8 pm on Channel 17 tonight.  We will also be streaming coverage online at  We hope you'll tune in to see interviews with the candidates.  This year's program will be hosted by Tony Maroulis and Judy Brooks.

17th Annual Eqbal Amhad Lecture

Hampshire College presents the 17th annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture featuring co-founders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi.  The talk is free to the public and will be held Monday, March 30th at 4 PM in the Robert Crown Center at Hampshire College.  The lecture series commemorates the teaching, scholarship, and activism of the late Eqbal Amhad, whom was an honored Hampshire College professor.

Francisco Zamora

Francisco Zamora, an Amherst Media collaborator and Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Paris VIII, is offering a five-week workshop in Creative Documentary. The workshop examines the process involved in producing a creative documentary, from its beginning phases to final screening.

Amherst Media is pleased to be able to bring our viewers the 2015 Hampshire & Franklin Municipal Conference LIVE both online and on Channel 17 starting at 8:30 am tomorrow, March 21.