Community Access enables Salina and Saline County citizens to express creative ideas, document community events, enhance understanding of local government, and foster freedom of speech through television and the internet.
Community Access Television of Salina, Incorporated dba Access TV of Salina 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.
Access TV of Salina is a membership based organization. Members are granted access to all facility resources and production equipment.
Access TV of Salina 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 Access TV of Salina operate?
Access TV operates channel 20 (Government/Education Access), and channel 21 (Public Access) in Salina, Kansas, on the Cox Cable system. 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.
Click here for a complete list of current programming policies at Access TV.
Current Meeting Minutes are posted on the forum Here
Click here for past board meeting minutes
Board of Directors
Dr. Mark Jackson
"Dr. Mark James-Jackson is the McCune and Middlekauff Endowed Professor and Academic Program Leader at Kansas State University, Polytechnic Campus." (Read More)
Ann Knowles has been a resident of Salina since 1982. She received her BS and MS degrees from Kansas State University and University of Arizona. While in Arizona, she taught high school, directed... (Read More)
Charles Ross has been married to wife, Phyllis, for 37 years. They have 2 sons, 2 daughters and 14 grandchildren. Charles’ professional and community work include: Service in the Navy and Army for 3 years. (Read More)
Greg Stephens has dual Masters Degrees and is on the faculty at K-State Salina where he teaches business and communication classes in the Technology Management program.(Read More)
Steven Cook has been a resident of Salina since 1974. He enjoyed a 25 career as a registered nurse. (Read More)
Mike Wilson has been a resident of Salina since fall 1984. He served as Associate professor of electronic engineering technology at Kansas State University – Salina from 1984 to 2005. (Read More)
Peggy DeBey and her husband Wayne are owners of The Flower Nook (34 years) and activity members of the community. (Read More)
Paul Green was raised in Wichita, and on a farm just outside Castleton, KS. After attending Kapaun-Mt. Carmel High School, he majored in Broadcast Journalism at Wichita State University, and started his career as a reporter at KMUW-FM and the Production Manager at the Wichita Radio Reading Service. (Read More)