Producing, Equipment, and Learning
Salina Media Connection (SMC)is local, community oriented, and offers an engagement voice for the Salina Region.
Join Our Crew
Volunteers have a wide range of possibilities available with SMC. You can become producers and develop your own shows. Grant writers can develop proposals to develop or partner with SMC and utilize media outreach which is often positive in a grant proposal. SMC can also act as a fiscal agent, or partner.
Have a great idea or story to tell? Need equipment for producing a program. Interested in learning about digital media production? Visit with us. about becoming a member or individual training. Membership is $24 per year (prorated) for individuals, $72 for organizations and partners, and $5 for students. If you volunteer for a project at SMC your membership may be waived.
A producer creates their own content to be distributed via various platforms. SMC can syndicate selected programs (and series) for producers. Producers own the copyright for their shows. All producers take responsibility for their own programs. Copyrighted information included in a show needs permission. Inappropriate language, violence, nudity, libel, slander, obscenity, or subject matter not fit for regular viewing is subject for review and may not be allowed. We can assist producers as schedules allow.
SMC uses editing stations that offer iMac Final Cut Pro editing software and PC Workstations with Sony VEGAS, and DaVinci editing programs. Or a producer can use their own equipment.
SMC has Canon AX19 and 11 camera, MOVO (Mobile/cell phone) camera equipment, Black Magic switching equipment, and Wirecast streaming equipment which allows SMC to stream live from any location that has sufficient Internet access... and More!
If you are interested in learning media skills, SMC can provide one-on-one training in the areas of camera, audio, editing, and directing. Fees start at $10.00 and may vary based on topic and time involved...or volunteer for projects and learn without a fee.
An Independent Contributor is someone who creates programs for SMC and is paid individually for each piece of published work. To get started, arrange for an appointment to visit with the SMC management team. Call 785-819-6887.
SMC also offers an internship opportunities for high school and college students.