Category: Journalism


  • Student Spotlight: Taylor Smith

    Meet Taylor Smith ’22, a senior majoring in Journalism News and Magazine Media, minoring in Creative Writing. In this blog, Taylor shares how her passion for journalism and writing has led to a host of great experiences, including becoming Editor-in-Chief of The Ball State Daily News. She talks about her decision to study journalism as […]

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  • Good News October

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. We’ve missed you.   CCIM Units CCIM women’s table raised over $2,000 at “Just Desserts” (Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser). On October 4th, we announced a series of key changes, including: The Department of Journalism is renamed the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication. Consistent […]

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  • Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media Announces Innovative Changes

    Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is thrilled to announce a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation.  * * * What’s Going on? Among several changes unveiled today were new names for CCIM’s Journalism and Telecommunication departments, a reinvigorated Computer & Information Technology (CIT) program, and […]

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  • Good News September

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. Pull up a chair, you’ll need to sit down for this news. CCIM Units Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is excited to announce a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation. Alumni As Ball State TCOM […]

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  • Faculty Awards

    Muncie, IN — September 7, 2021. The College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University (CCIM) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 CCIM Awards.  * * * Dr. Kevin Moloney: Outstanding Teaching Award Dr. Chris Davison: Distinguished Researcher Dr. Kathy Denker: Distinguished Researcher Terry Heifetz: Community Connections Tim Underhill: High […]

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  • CCIM Launches Alumni Salon, We Fly Drones

    We Fly Drones As members of the College of Communication, Information, and Media community we are more than faculty, staff, students, and alumni. We are creators, innovators, and leaders in our fields. Therefore, we need a space for our community to connect and grow. CCIM Alumni Salon In the first event of its kind, CCIM […]

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  • Good News August

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. Unpack your bags and stay awhile, we’ve missed you on campus!   Alumni TCOM Alumna SportsLink Seena Greiwe ’21 has accepted creative producer & editor for the Air Force Academy (athletics) in Colorado.  She’ll be leading their creative content, including football. Cory Vervynckt’21 will be […]

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  • Good News July

    Good News July

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. Sit back, relax and enjoy the read! Alumni TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas (“Judas and the Black Messiah”) was invited to join the Music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Compositing supervisor and TCOM Alumna Sherry Hitch (“Mank,” “The Irishman”) was invited […]

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  • Meet our Faculty: Tim Underhill

    Meet our faculty member Tim Underhill, a Lecturer of Telecommunications at Ball State University who seeks to inspire his students year after year. His work in digital storytelling has reached a variety of networks, including CNN, NBC, ABC, ESPN, CBS, FOX, and The Big Ten Network, attracting notice for several awards, even from The Emmy’s. Through these experiences, […]

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  • McKinley Avenue Agency students

    McKinley Avenue Agency members land prestigious internships

    MUNCIE, Ind.– The McKinley Avenue Agency is proud to announce that seven of our staff members have received prestigious internships following the 2021 Spring semester.    Ted Irwin, Executive Director of Public Relations, accepted an internship with Vox Global as a Public Affairs Intern. “I feel highly honored to be offered the Public Affairs internship […]

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