Category: Department of Media


  • Indy Pro SPJ 2021 Award Winners

    The Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (Pro SPJ) recently awarded some of our talented media and journalism community. From Breaking News stories to design and illustration, to featured photography and videography, our students, staff, and alumni continue to make Ball State proud. These “Best of Indiana” awards truly showcase our passion […]

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  • From the Barrio to Network Television: John Quiñones

    On April 11th, John Quiñones visited our very own Ball State University. He hosted two workshops, sat down with Westview Elementary students, and visited President Mearn’s house, all leading up to his Distinguished Letterman Lecture that evening. John Quiñones shared some valuable lessons with us during his time here that we’d like to share with you, right […]

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  • An Incredible One Ball State Day

    One Ball State Day was an incredible success. This year we raised upwards of 1 million dollars for the whole University and 67,728 for the CCIM Department! With lots of friendly competition and tons of amazing donors, OBSD was a day to remember. Leading Up Leading up to OBSD was a busy and exciting time […]

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  • Ball State Awarded by BEA for Student Creative Achievements

    The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is pleased to announce the first annual rankings of schools based on the creative achievement of their students. The rankings are founded on the results from the BEA Festival of Media Arts. The BEA Festival is the preeminent international media competition focused on student and faculty creative endeavors. In the last five […]

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  • A Conversation with Rachel Lindsay

    My name is Imani Butts and I am a junior Journalism and Media major at CCIM. I had a wonderful opportunity to be the moderator for Excellence in Leadership Spring 2022 Speaker Series, with guest speaker Rachel Lindsey. Rachel Lindsay is an attorney, media host, and podcaster, best known for her groundbreaking turn as the […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Imani Butts

    Meet Imani Butts ’23, a junior majoring in Journalism and Media. In this blog, Imani shares her passion for news journalism, how she’s grown over the years, and the absolute love she has for Ball State University. * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? I really was stuck between Ball State […]

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  • The Daily News Celebrates 100 Years

    This year, The Ball State Daily News will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Since 1922, The Ball State Daily News has brought the latest information to Ball State and Muncie communities. They have carried on through generations helping countless students begin their media careers. The 100th Anniversary Open House will be from 5-6:30 pm, Thursday, March […]

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Ekwerike

    Meet Rachel Ekwerike ’21, a recent Department of Media graduate. In this blog, Rachel shares how Ball State prepared her for the professional world and the exciting plans she has for the future. * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? In late middle school, I got my first experience […]

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  • Deans’ Shootout – CCIM Student POV

    Kwesi Rogers joined Dean Turner in the 2022 Deans’ Shootout. *** The sixth edition of the Cardinal Deans’ Shootout took place at halftime of the Ball State-Northern Illinois men’s basketball game on Tuesday, February 15th. Dean Paaige Turner and Department of Media, senior Kwesi Rogers were a force to be reckoned with during the timed free […]

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