Opportunities

Undergraduate Journalism: Student Media

Ball State offers you an opportunity to become part of the vibrant, award-winning student media. It’s a great way to get key professional experience while expressing yourself creatively in the field of your choice. 

The Ball State Daily News

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Join the staff of the award-winning Ball State Daily News to gain experience in reporting, editing, design, video, photography, and more. Hailed as one of the top college newspapers in the country, the Daily News practices a “digital-first” approach, breaking stories online and adding context and depth in print. Paid and unpaid staff positions are available.


Ball Bearings Magazine

Immerse yourself in the rich world magazine journalism with Ball Bearings, one of the top collegiate magazines in the country. Ball Bearings is published in print three times annually; the online version is updated weekly with multimedia stories and news. Ball Bearings has received more than 50 awards in the last two years from the Society of Professional Journalists, Indiana Collegiate Press Association, Associated Collegiate Press, and others. 

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Interested in designing beautiful infographics? Want to shoot and edit photography for magazines and ads? Looking to make a career as a content specialist for the web and social media? You can do it all in our new Unified Media Lab—a state-of-the-art media workspace shared by the Departments of Journalism and Telecommunications.