Creating A Difference Through Media
Community Access Television of Salina, dba Salina Media Connection is a non-profit organization designed to manage local cable channels (Channel 20 and Channel 21) as Public, Education and Government access channels. We operate through a franchise agreement between Cox Cable and the City of Salina. We depend on franchise fees raised by Cox Cable and community sponsors to continue our mission.
Salina Media Connection is a membership based organization. Members are granted access to all facility resources and production equipment.
Salina Media Connection staff and volunteers provide the training and equipment necessary to create programs that express your creativity, explain your ideas, share your culture and foster your right to freedom of speech.
Access TV is located on the northwest corner of 9th and Ash in Salina, Kansas in Memorial Hall. We have a 500 square foot studio complete with studio lighting, Chromakey screen, telepromptor, studio cameras and studio control room.
What channels does SMC operate?
Access TV operates channel 20 (Government/Education Access), channel 21 (Public Access), and AT & T channel 99 in Salina, Kansas, on the Cox Cable system and AT & T. Additionally, a majority of programming is available for viewing on-demand on this website.
Do I have to produce a program to be a volunteer at Access TV?
No! If you only want to run a camera, do audio or just edit there are plenty of volunteer opportunities available. Please contact us for more information on current volunteer opportunities.