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The Cammy Awards are here! Entries Now OPEN

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PhillyCAM is proud to present the 1st Annual CAMMY Community Recognition Awards, which recognize the creativity and commitment of our producers. 

The Cammy Awards celebrate the individual, senior, youth, and organizational members whose television or radio content resonates with our mission, which is to be a community media center that brings together the people of Philadelphia to make and share media that promotes creative expression, democratic values, and civic participation.

These awards are also given to members whose media content exemplifies our values of inclusion, collaboration, discovery, learning, local focus, and quality. 

This year, there will be 3 main categories and 9 total awards. All current members can submit a total of two entries. Download the guidelines for a complete explanation of the categories and awards.

Creative Expression Category

  • Learning Award
  • Discovery Award
  • Technical Quality Award

Civic Engagement Category

  • Community Impact Award
  • Local Focus Award
  • Ambassador Award

Democratic Values Category

  • Inclusion Award
  • Collaboration Award
  • Quality of Message Award

In addition to the three main categories, there will be 3 special awards:

  • PhillyCAM Peer Recognition Award for TV
    (nominated and voted on by members)
  • PhillyCAM Peer Recognition Award for Radio
    (nominated and voted on by members)
  • Vijay Mohan Spirit Award
    (selected by staff)


Submissions Open: July 10 - August 22, 2017
Online Voting For Peer Recognition: August 28 - September 20, 2017
Finalists Announced: Early October 2017
Awards will be presented at the Cammys Community Recognition Ceremony on October 20, 2017.
Location: Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19133



*For Additional Help: Contact Tyreece Powell-Dunbar by sending an email to or stop by the Equipment Office.