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National Award Winner:

2016 Hometown Media Awards sponsored by Alliance or Community Media

Category: Professional Access Center - Community Events Activism/Rallies
Segment: "RHS Gin Conference"
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2015 Hometown Media Awards sponsored by Alliance or Community Media
Category: Professional Access Center - Educational Profile
Segment: "Cyber You - Afterschool App Take Down"
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(4) 2016 Alliance for Community Media-New England Awards

1st place – Documentary – “Betsey Cox Summer Camp”

2nd place – Science, Health, and Spirituality - “RHS YES! Stream Program”

2nd place – Community Impact – “Global Issues Network Conference”

2nd place – Diversity Empowerment – “Dan Gilman”

(5) 2015 Alliance for Community Media-New England Awards

1st place – Diversity Empowerment - “USABA/VT Adaptive"
2nd place – Community Impact - “Cyber You App Takedown"
2nd place – School/Educational Program - “Stuff-a-bus/Northwest Primary”
2nd place – General Talk Show - “ACCESS”
3rd place – Documentary - “Neshobe Island”


Regional First Place Award Winner: 2014 Alliance For Community Media-New England Video Festival
Category: News Magazine



ACCESS is PEGTV's self-produced weekly half-hour news magazine that airs on Channel 15. The show made its debut in September of 2010 and features regular segments covering issues, events and people that have been in the spotlight as well as serving as a comprehensive guide to upcoming non-profit activities and fundraisers. The ACCESS show is underwriten by the Rutland Regional Medical Center and VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region sponsors our Live Your Best Life Segment. 


Alex Brownell joined PEGTV’s staff as the new Field Producer for Access news magazine. Alex is a former intern at the station and a recent graduate of Castleton University. She grew up in Colchester Vermont and loves recreate outdoors. She’s looking forward to meeting more people in the community and bringing their stories to ACCESS.


Daniel Appelt grew up in Whiting, VT and studied film at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. After graduating he moved to New York City to work as an intern and production assistant on various film productions. He recently returned to his home state to put his training to use at PEGTV.


Ashley Nelson is a Production Assistant at PEGTV and a Field Producer for Access. She grew up in Waterbury VT and is a student at Castleton University with a passion for video production.  She’s also the proud cat mom of two, and dreams of working in the control room of Saturday Night Live.  

Access Staff

Alex Brownell

ACCESS Host/Producer

Daniel Appelt


Ashley Nelson

Field Producer