Category: Journalism


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    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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    Julie Beasley: From Advertising Copywriter to Writer

    Julie Beasley is a ‘97 Ball State CCIM alumna. Involvement on campus through the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and influential professors led her from a career as an Advertising Copywriter on Madison Avenue to her current career as a freelance Creative Director and writer. We sat down with Julie to reflect upon her experience at […]

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    Good News April

    Hello everyone and welcome to our “Good News” outlet — the monthly rendez-vous where we all get to channel our inner Charlie Cardinal and chirp for our CCIM community’s accomplishments.   Alumni TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won Best Original Song at the 2021 Academy Awards for “Fight for You.” Last month, […]

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    Ball State Receives 21 Awards, Named “Television School of the Year” at 2021 IASB College Competition

    Students and recent graduates from the Departments of Telecommunication and Journalism won 21 awards spanning 17 categories at the 2021 IASB (Indiana Association of School Broadcasters) College Broadcasting Competition Awards. Ball State also kept the title of “Television School of the Year” won in 2020, 2019 and 2018. The lineup of CCIM winners, faculty mentors, […]

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    Dr. Adam Kuban Earns Prestigious Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award From Indiana Campus Compact

    MUNCIE, Indiana – Ball State University journalism professor Dr. Adam Kuban is the 2021 Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award winner, awarded by Indiana Campus Compact, for his outstanding contribution to the scholarship of engagement. Kuban, an associate professor in the Department of Journalism and the inaugural Ball Brothers Foundation Honors College Faculty Fellow, is the […]

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  • March calendar

    Good News March

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. March is Women’s History Month, a time to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Alumni & Students TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won song of the year at the 2021 Grammy Awards for “I Can’t Breathe,” which […]

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  • February calendar

    Good News February

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. The month of February month may be short, but our list of good news to celebrate is always long. Let’s go! Alumni Communication Studies grad and Director of Social Media at Jacob Maldonado launched the #BFAQ Twitter chat in partnership with Survey Monkey’s internal Black […]

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