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About

About Us

Who We Are
  • AFTV5 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community television, delivering alternatives to commercial broadcast media and governed by an independent Board of Directors made up of community leaders. 
  • AFTV5 was created in 2012 to support, enhance and promote  the work of the underserved residents, non- profit organization and small businesses in the community.
  • We are a cross-section of madia production organization in our community united by a common belief: the importance of serving as champions for our community, to celebrate and support the many successes of Austin’s resident.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to Create Opportunities and Empower People Through Media.

 
 
 
 
 
What We Do
AFTV5 supports programs and initiatives that:
•                Help the individuals, non profit organization and small businesses excel in the community.
•                Embrace innovative approaches
•                Expand training and educational capacity in the community
•                Encourage community support and maintain strategic alliance with strategic partners in the community.
Our Vision 
Our vision is to sweep people up in our story, inspiring them to become followers, consumers and promoters of our brand. AFTV5 IS committed to the value of community television, delivering alternatives to commercial broadcast television. Through our programming, we aim to provoke thought, foster change, provide an avenue for amplifying underrepresented voices and ultimately inspire positive change within our communities. AFTV5 documents and reports the African and African American community experience within and beyond Austin. By serving as a creator, producer and broadcaster of original work, we share with our global neighbors our culture and customs. As a full scale production organization, we strive to make a difference in our community and our world by:
  •     Exposing the African culture to broader audiences
  •     Expose the African culture to the greater community and give Africa and African American communities the tools and the opportunities to tell its own stories knowing that each voice and viewpoint matters •   
  •     Plan seeds of hope and inspiration to everyone in our communities who will listen. ·  
  •     Speak to our community’s values and cultures ·  
  •     Focus on the human condition and connect with each viewer’s heart and mind.
Out Goal
AFTV5 strives to produce quality storytelling that depict the human condition. Our productions recognize and celebrate unheard voices that have made a difference in the African & African American communities and the world.
AFTV5 supports programs and initiatives that:
•                Help the individuals, non profit organization and small businesses excel in the community.
•                Embrace innovative approaches
•                Expand training and educational capacity in the community
•                Encourage community support and maintain strategic alliance with strategic partners in the community.