Tuesday, August 23, 2011

David Pakman to Moderate Northampton Mayoral Debate on 10/11/11. The David Pakman Show is one of the debate's sponsoes.

Major 2011 Northampton Mayoral Debate Date Set

NORTHAMPTON, MA - 8/23/2011 - Northampton Community Television, Valley Free Radio, and The David Pakman Show will host the 2011 Northampton Mayoral Debate sponsored by League of Women's Voters of the Northampton Area and Herrell's Ice Cream on October 11, 2011 at 7pm at the Northampton High School auditorium. A three member panel will question the two final candidates for mayor, moderated by David Pakman, host of the internationally syndicated television and radio program The David Pakman Show.  
Starting at 7pm, doors will open at the Northampton High School Auditorium at 6:30pm. In 2009, the debate organized by NCTV, VFR, and Pakman was the most highly attended Northampton Mayoral debate in over 20 years, seeing an almost full auditorium, and high attendance is expected again this year. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Audience members will also have the opportunity to ask the candidates questions. This will be the definitive debate for the 2011 Northampton Mayoral election. 
Opportunities for community groups to have tables at the event are available for $10, and interest parties should contact palwilliams@northamptontv.org. Media outlets are encouraged to cover the event, and can contact david@davidpakman.com for additional details.  
About Northampton Community Television: The mission of Northampton Community Television is to serve as a model community access organization providing programming and educational opportunities to the community through all means technologically available. NCTV is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a board of directors from the Northampton community. The purposes and powers of NCTV are set forth in the Articles of Organization for Northampton Community Television, filed with the Office of the Secretary of State of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  
About Valley Free Radio: Valley Free Radio is a non-profit, community based and volunteer run radio station for the Greater Northampton area. We seek to educate, inspire, and entertain through programming that reflects the diversity of the local community. We seek to provide a space for media access and education, placing equipment, skills, and critical tools in the hands of the community. We aim to serve with particular regard for those overlooked or under-represented by other media and to provide for the exchange of cultural and intellectual ideas and music. 
About The David Pakman Show: David Pakman, moderator of the debate, is host of The David Pakmna Show, currently in syndication on 150+ television and radio stations across 5 countries. He has been featured in CNN, CBS News, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and countless other media outlets.
About League of Women's Voters: The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has fought since 1920 to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy. The League's enduring vitality and resonance comes from its unique decentralized structure. The League is a grassroots organization, working at the national, state and local levels.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

David Pakman to be Guest Speaker at the Grassroots Radio Conference


David Pakman, producer/host of “The David Pakman Show”, the nationally-syndicated multi-platform progressive talk radio show, will address the Grassroots Radio Conference in Kansas City, MO on Saturday, August 20. His topice is: “No Holds Barred Guide to Using Internet to Promo Indie Media”.

For conference information: http://grassrootsradioconference.org/
For information on The David Pakman Show: www.davidpakman.com.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

David Pakman Show Studio Moves to Greenfield

A new partnership with Greenfield Community College enables The David Pakman Show to move its studios to a larger space in the up-and-coming town of Greenfield, MA (about 20 minutes north of Northampton, MA). David explains the move to producer Louis.