Category: Behind-the-Scenes


  • Student Spotlight: Hannah McIlree

    Meet Hannah Mcllree ’22, a senior majoring in Journalism and Media (News) with a minor in Sports Studies. In this blog, Hannah shares how her passion for journalism led her to achieve her dreams and overcome obstacles.  * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? In high school, I wasn’t […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Jaylyn Graham

    Meet Jaylyn Graham ’22, a graduate student majoring in Information and Communication Science & Emerging Media and Design. In this blog, Jaylyn shares how his passions have created a multitude of opportunities for his future, how they’ve driven his success, and have ultimately led him to be the person he is today.   * * * […]

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  • A Day In The Life: Football Media

    I help run the social media pages for the Ball State Football team. Join me while I share what a normal week of work looks like! Hello! My name is Madison Surface and I am a Digital Sports Production student in my Junior year here at CCIM. During the 2020 season, I was hired to […]

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  • Garrett Wright Visits Sports Link

    Producer, Director, and Storyteller from the Big Ten Network visits Ball State’s Sports Link to speak in front of Digital Sports Production students. As a member of Ball State’s Sports Link program, I have had the opportunity to learn from coaches of several different sports, broadcasters from multiple stations across the country, and speak with […]

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  • Black History Month Cover

    Black History Month: CCIM Student Spotlights

    February is Black History Month — an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. In addition to paying tribute to key African American figures, Ball State University also chose to celebrate Black excellence by spotlighting students who are movers and shakers in their respective […]

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  • CCIM alumni and President Mearns

    Happy Holidays from CCIM

    Hello, World! For our very first blog post—and coincidentally, our last post of the decade—we are happy to bring some holiday cheer with two videos featuring some of the people who make CCIM. First off, our holiday video titled A Stop-Motion Story takes you inside the CCIM snow globe, and on a journey through the […]

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