About us

We are a community media center located in the heart of silicon valley.

KMVT 15 Silicon Valley Community Media, your local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, tax ID #77-0206286 has been providing training, education and equipment to the residents of Mountain View since 1982. Today, KMVT 15 provides those same services to Los Altos, Cupertino, and Sunnyvale. KMVT 15 continues to be a much needed service and resource, linking the community to the latest technologies of communication.

The recipient of many national and regional awards, KMVT 15’s mission is to provide media education, hands-on training, and civic engagement. It serves as a resource to narrow the digital divide through the use of technology, and provides the community with the tools to create media and utilize technology in a socially responsible manner.


"KMVT 15 provides the Mountain View community an essential government transparency tool through its broadcast of City Council meetings and City wide events.  It also provides exceptional educational and training opportunites in broadcast and video production.  I cannot imagine what Mountain View would be like without KMVT 15. "
–Mike Kasperzak, Past Mountain View City Council Member

KMVT 15 has been a warm, supportive family, providing me the training, facilites and the freedom to explore subjects that make my life joyous and meaningful, and what would be better than to share this within our community and the world”
–Mel Van Dusen, Independent Producer

My daughter had blast at your camp, thanks for providing such wonderful exp to her. I will definitely recommend it to all my friends and colleagues”
–Jyoti Narang, Parent

Bobby Chastain

Executive Director

Christina Hagan

Office Manager

Mark Taylor

Operations Director

Rene Mendoza

Content Technician

Dox Doxiadis

Production Tech

Robin Frank

Production Tech


Tim Erskin

Production Tech


Jonathan Helmholz

Youth Coordinator/Producer


Board of Directors
Ron Packard


Heather Hurford

Vice Chair

George Cohn III


Jim Connor


Doug Tsui



TaLeiza Calloway-Appleton



Mike Kasperzak



Brian Grady