About Us

The Long Beach Public Access Digital Network’s mission is to empower Long Beach residents with quality resources to create and share locally produced news, information and entertainment that foster community pride and civic engagement.

Executive Director’s Message

Welcome to the Public Access Digital Network (PADNET), truly a dream of many that has finally come true for citizens of Long Beach. As with any manifestation of dreams one must first have a vision in mind, believe in the possibilities and make small efforts each day that can ultimately add up to great success. We have followed such a path in the creation of PADNET and I encourage you as a prospective member to do the same as you envision your first production!

Never before in our community history have we had such a professionally run, well equipped, innovative television and digital media production environment for residents to share. If you have a favorite hobby, special talent or simply a passion for a certain topic PADNET can be the opportunity to share it with the world! Become the content expert or just a person that loves to share what they do, think or feel.

Regardless of your approach PADNET can assist in helping your video production dreams come true. We have taken great steps as staff to ensure that you are properly trained and prepared. PADNET is ultimately “your shows, your community and your station” so join us and lets make a positive difference in our community!

Darick J. Simpson