“BSU Tonight” is a TV entertainment show formatted to appeal to college students and the general public. The objective is to produce high-quality programming and give you the training needed to excel in upper-level TCOM classes. The program airs on local public access cable channels. Learn more.
Every other week, three “fighters” debate four questions pertaining to film and TV. Cardinal Film Fights strives to help students learn about different aspects of film through a diversified community of students who dream of becoming filmmakers someday. Learn more.
Cardinal Filmworks is a student-run organization that operates similarly to a real-life, professional movie production company (but without the paychecks). Members create short films and videos that air on the organization’s public access television show, “Cardinal Filmworks Presents.” Various positions are open, regardless of film experience. Cardinal Filmworks is also responsible for the annual Frog Baby Film Festival. Learn more.
“Cardinal Sports Live” is a weekly television show that looks at Ball State intercollegiate and club sports from the unique perspectives of the show’s personalities, highlighting sporting events and featuring interviews with coaches and players. Each season, “Cardinal Sports Live” challenges a Ball State team or group of coaches to a game in their respective sport. Learn more.
Cardinal Vision is Ball State's student-run television station, which offers you the chance to get behind the scenes or on camera. Cardinal Vision broadcasts news, sports, and entertainment shows, all produced by students. Cardinal Vision is also a part of the Open Student Television Network, linking colleges across the nation.
“Connections Live” is an Emmy Award-winning, student run, faculty-supervised, half-hour entertainment television magazine program shown on WIPB (Channel 49) and Cardinal Vision (Channel 57). You can participate as an anchor, sportscaster, reporter, producer, camera and board operator, lighting director, stage coordinator, and much more. It’s an excellent opportunity to obtain hands-on experience and skills. Learn more.
This organization aims to enable a community of empowered collegiate women from all backgrounds who are interested in the field of telecommunications and to provide an environment for these women to experiment, create and network. In addition to creating episodic series and short student films, members will also be able to experience workshops, film competitions, film screenings and discussion, and speakers. Learn more.
“Indiana Outdoors” is a half-hour public television nature show that highlights Indiana natural resources, historic sites, and recreational opportunities around the state through stories shot independently by students. Learn more.
“NewsLink Indiana” is Ball State’s Emmy Award-winning nightly newscast. Students perform every role, both on-camera and behind the scenes, for a live 9 p.m. newscast that reaches all of Delaware County via cable. NewsLink offers Ball State students opportunities to learn firsthand how to write, produce, shoot, edit, report, anchor, and begin building a portfolio of their work. No experience is required to get started with one of the nation's outstanding student news programs. Learn more.
The world’s largest organization for broadcast and electronic journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association formed a chapter at Ball State in 1990. Learn more.
Ball State's premier movie review and entertainment news show, “Reel Deal” is a half-hour weekly television show that highlights current, upcoming, and classic Hollywood films and film-related events and productions around campus. Students interview campus filmmakers and record feedback from students on location at university film events. Learn more.
“Rip or Rave” is a television and web series for fashion fans and critics at Ball State and beyond. Learn more.
Something Else is a sketch comedy group with content written and produced by students. Members' works are exhibited on the Internet, television, and radio. Learn more.
“Sports Link” is the nation's pre-eminent student-run, immersive learning sports program. At Sports Link, you will work on creating sports content for a variety of outlets, including BallStateSports.com, WIPB-TV, Fox College Sports, ESPN, Turner Sports, and Sports Link Radio. Learn more.
“Waking Up with Cardinal Weather” is Ball State University's first and only morning mobile show focused on getting you ready for the day through local news, weather, and lifestyle trends. “Waking Up with Cardinal Weather” airs every Friday at 8:15 a.m. Eastern time on Facebook. Learn more.
WIPB-TV is the university-owned, over-the-air Public Broadcasting Service affiliate carried on more than 30 cable systems. Students can participate as volunteers or part-time employees for in-studio and remote productions. Learn more.