Executive Leadership Transition at Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV)


Somerville, MA – The Board of Directors of Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) announce that Wendy Blom has stepped down as the Executive Director of SCATV after 11 years, to pursue other personal and professional opportunities. Her last day will be August 28, 2015.
“It was a great 11 years at SCATV and I will dearly miss all of the members, producers and nonprofit partners in Somerville,” Blom said. During Blom’s tenure at SCATV they earned the national award for Overall Excellence in Public Access Media 8 out of 11 years and launched both Somerville Neighborhood News (SNN) and Boston Free Radio. “I look forward to watching the next stage of SCATV’s development unfold.”
During the transition to a new Executive Director, the Board of SCATV has secured the services of Robb Zarges of Kainos Coaching and Consulting, LLC to the role of Interim Executive Director.
Zarges is a 22 year veteran in nonprofit management specializing in strategic planning, executive coaching, and organizational capacity building. “I am excited to work with SCATV and prepare the organization for it’s next leader,” said Zarges. “As SCATV begins to interpret and implement its new strategic plan, I will work with the Board to identify the right kind of person to lead SCATV to a new season of providing the best in creative expression and freedom of speech for the residents of Somerville”. 
About SCATV – Located at 90 Union Square in Somerville, SCATV is a leading public access media center that enables a vibrant and diverse community to express its creativity, explain its ideas, share its cultures, and fosters the individual’s right to freedom of speech. SCATV supports and creates community-driven media through education, production resources, and distribution on cable television and the web. For more information please visit: WWW.SCATVSOMERVILLE.ORG 

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