Government Access Channel


Access Channels

The City of Moorhead maintains franchise agreements with both local cable providers, Cable One and Midcontinent Communications, to provide both government and public access channels.

Midcontinent Customers

  • Government access - Channel 12
  • Public Access - Channel 99

Cable One Customers

  • Government access - Channel 58
  • Public access - Channel 69

Moorhead Community Access Media

The City maintains a separate agreement with Moorhead Community Access Media (MCAM) to manage and provide content for both stations. MCAM is a non-profit organization that, in addition to managing these channels, provides assistance for residents to produce and broadcast media on these channels.

At the request of City staff, MCAM produces and broadcasts most City public meetings and special events. Beyond the broadcast of these meetings, all content and scheduling decisions are made by MCAM staff and board members. The City has one seat on the MCAM board, as designated by the Mayor.  Council Member Fabian is our current representative on the MCAM board.


MCAM provides live broadcasts and replays of the following City meetings on Channel 12:

  • City Council (including Committee of the Whole meetings)
  • Economic Development Authority
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Park Advisory Board
  • Planning Commission / Board of Adjustments
  • Public Service Commission
  • Arts & Culture Commission