Hopkinton Resident, Don Cronin Wins National Award

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The Alliance for Community Media held its annual convention and video competition in Portland, Oregon this summer. The annual video contest judges video entries from across the country. Community Television producers were allowed to submit entries within a variety of categories ranging from documentary, sports, arts and culture. Hopkinton resident Donald Cronin was the director of the local Holliston based TV news/magazine show, “Heartbeat of Holliston” which won first place for best news magazine show. The show is produced by Holliston resident Chryso Lawless.

Heartbeat of Holliston is designed to keep viewers up to date with local news and event information. In addition, many taped segments and in-studio guests are featured as well as interesting profiles about the people of Holliston.

Cronin directs most of the station’s productions. He has an extensive background in the field of television production and has worked at area radio stations as a news and traffic reporter.