Category: Insights


  • Faculty Spotlight: Terry Heifetz

     Meet Terry Heifetz, a Senior Lecturer of Media at Ball State who has worked in media for 30 years. Before joining the faculty at Ball State, Terry was Assistant News Director at WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis. He also held producing and management positions in Ft. Wayne, IN, Cedar Rapids, IA, Tampa, FL, and […]

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  • Ball State Public Media Announces New Fellowship

    Attention all CCIM students, Ball State Public Media is now offering the BSU Public Media Accelerator Program or (PMX). This allows highly motivated students to work at Indiana Public Radio and Ball State PBS while exploring potential careers in public media. *** Positions Here are some of the available positions: Audio and Video Production Marketing […]

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  • Meet Our Staff: Weiwu Zhang

    Meet the newest member of the CCIM team, Dr. Weiwu Zhang! Dr. Zhang is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Relations. *** Could you share the personal journey that led you to higher education? I enjoy doing research, creating new knowledge, and teaching to pass knowledge on to my students. I taught English […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Ally Johnson

    Meet Ally Johnson, a Ball State alumna who majored in Telecommunications and minored in Creative Writing. This past Spring, she moved to LA and held two impactful internships. Ally interned at Women in Film, which produces a wide variety of programming to help elevate women and nonbinary people in the film industry. This includes Fellowships in […]

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  • Meet our Faculty: Kevin Moloney

    Meet Kevin Moloney, an Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Design and Development at the Center for EMDD at Ball State University. His specialty lies in photojournalism. Kevin’s work has been published by many, including the New York Times, National Geographic Society, Chicago Tribune, TIME, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, US News & World […]

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  • 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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  • 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: 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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  • Staff Spotlight: Kim McClure

    Meet Kim McClure, Ball State graduate of 2020, who has recently become the Assistant to the Dean, Paaige Turner.  In this blog, Kim shares her favorite memories of Ball State, her love for Japanese culture, and how she enjoys working for CCIM Dean’s Office.  * * * Could you share the personal journey that led […]

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  • CareDEX Earns $1 Million in Funding

    An exciting project is underway within the Center for Organizational Resilience (CORe); a program fortified through innovative technology to benefit communities across the country. During stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge, Dr. Chris Davison (CORe) was part of a team that was awarded 1 million from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the Department of […]

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