LTV Takes First Place in Hometown Media Award

Lisa Bonner and Sarah Greene on “East End Underground.”
Ellen Watson

Local TV Inc., known as LTV, in Wainscott, received a 2021 Hometown Media Award from the Alliance for Community Media Foundation. The awards program was established to honor and promote community media, community radio and local cable programs that are distributed on Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access cable television channels.

Proceeds go to the ACM Foundation which is exclusively used for facilitating, preserving and promoting education in community media.

LTV received first place for its program East End Underground, in the category of Entertainment and Arts series. The show features Long Island original music performances and focuses primarily on East End talent. The show recently reached its 50th performance, all of which can be seen on the LTV YouTube page or via

East End Underground is a great example of the talent out here. Not only does it highlight the musicianship but it also shows the work of the dedicated folks behind the scenes at LTV. This is a proud moment for us,” says Michael Clark, LTV’s executive director.


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