Who

Established in 1987, Houston MediaSource (HMS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is home to Houston’s public access cable TV channel, HMS-TV, and internet radio station, HMS Net Radio.

HMS provides Houston-area residents with media production training, access to equipment (cameras, lights, microphones, studios, etc.), a cable TV channel, and an online radio station on which to air their programs.

What

Houston MediaSource airs original programming that is produced by the community for the community. For more than 30 years, Houston MediaSource has provided Houstonians with the training and resources needed to produce and showcase their unique programming.

Why

Houston MediaSource gives citizens access to the mass media by offering people from all walks of life and all parts of Houston an opportunity to communicate with their fellow community members.

Where

Houston MediaSource is located at 410 Roberts Street, 77003. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Equipment and studio access hours are Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

HMS-TV is broadcast on Comcast 17, AT&T U-Verse 99, Sudden Link 99, Phonoscope 96 and streams live at www.hmstv.org. HMS Net Radio is available at www.hmsnetradio.org

More information about Houston MediaSource is available at www.hmstv.org, Facebook.com/HoustonMediaSource, on Twitter @HouMediaSource, and by calling (713-524-7700.

How
The first step toward becoming a producer at HMS is to attend a free orientation session. Orientation is held on Monday at 6 p.m. (except holidays). Then, one may register as a producer and enroll in the appropriate classes that certify individuals for the use of HMS equipment, studios, and editing suites. Inquiries regarding presentations may be submitted to info@hmstv.org or can be arranged by calling (713) 524-7700 x112.