There are two ways to be a part of UpNorthTV

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Join Our Production Team


Help us make TV shows. No experience necessary. It's easy as 1-2-3:

    • Sign up here: 

NOTE: Our Production Team is now using Acuity Scheduling (we were previously using Better Impact)You do not need to create an account with Acuity, but you do need to provide your e-mail address and phone number. After you have filled out the form it will allow you to add an event to your calendar service of choice (Google, Outlook, iCal, etc.). We will also send you a reminder e-mail.

Become a Media Center Member


Make your own TV show. You're in charge. Here's how:

  • Take a class. All of our introductory trainings are free for current members (Media Center membership is free for residents of Traverse City, East Bay, Elmwood, and Garfield Townships, and only costs $6/month or $50/year for other residents of Northern Michigan). Producer Orientation lets you submit your show. Our Field Production class lets you check out equipment and use our facilities. Our Studio Production class lets you use our automated studio.
  • Create your show. Check out our equipment and contact our professional staff for advice and guidance. The Production Team can lend a hand.
  • Submit your show. Request airtime and give us the video and we will cablecast and stream your show.

More Producer Information Here

Note: Individuals and non-profit organizations can be Producers. Participation is free for people living in our participating jurisdictions.  For those living outside the participating jurisdictions there is a $50 annual fee. There is a $100 annual fee for non-profit participation.