Daily News is a four-day-a-week student-directed newspaper. Its 90-year history
makes it the longest standing student media organization on campus. It
consistently wins top national awards from major student media organizations,
including Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Associated Collegiate Press, and Society of Professional Journalists.
Indiana is a 30-minute newscast airing live, four nights per week, not only on
campus but throughout Delaware County. The Emmy Award-winning, student-produced
newscast is the Muncie area's only television news report.
Ball Bearings is the campus
magazine and BallBearingsMag.com is its interactive website.
This high-caliber, glossy magazine publishes a print edition twice a year
and is home to long-form writing and outstanding photography. Students at Ball
Bearings become experts in magazine design and are responsible for a companion
tablet publication as well as original online multimedia stories
that are published each week.
WCRD was created 25 years ago through the work of Ball State’s most famous alumnus, David Letterman, and late Professor Emeritus Darrell Wible, who was his close friend and college mentor. Then, only providing a low-power signal to the campus community, student-run station WCRD now operates as a fully FCC-licensed station serving all of Delaware County all day, every day.
Sports Link is an Emmy Award-winning immersive learning experience,
teaching students about digital sports programming. Students produce
sports-related content for the university's media channels. Sports Link is a partner with Fox College Sports and runs the social media production
each year for the one of the biggest sporting events in the country - the NCAA
Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. Students produce real-time video
highlights, photos, and tweets.