June 29, 2016
WTHR-TV: Only in Indiana: Benny the Barber retiring after 50 years on Ball State campus
Story focuses on Benny Benefiel and his impact on campus. This was a story specifically pitched by the media strategy team to Kevin Rader at WTHR-TV because of his Only in Indiana series.
June 9, 2016
WTHR-13: Ball State on the cutting edge of virtual reality development
Story focuses on virtual reality devices produced by Ball State and quotes John Fillwalk of the university's Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts
March 22, 2016
WTHR-13: Statistics show this is one of the safest times to be a police office
The story features Bryan Byers, a criminal justice professor, who discussed the impact of a Howard County police officer’s death.
March 19, 2016
WTHR-13: Ball State Senior organizes anti-human trafficking expo
Story notes that Lauren Baneya, a Ball State senior, put on an expo Saturday with the goal of putting an end to human trafficking.
February 21, 2016
WTHR-13: Ball State Dance Marathon raises more than $600 thousand
Story notes students at Ball State University raised a record $610,086.23 during their overnight dance marathon in Muncie, Indiana
November 9, 2015
WTHR-13: Colleagues, community remember Amos Brown
Story notes Amos Brown was also a great mentor to 22-year-old Cameron Ridle, a Ball State senior who got his first break while working at the station a few years ago. Ridle recalls how Brown sent him to cover a news conference with then U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett.
August 10, 2015
WTHR-13: Habitat for Humanity builds 2 homes in 14 days at State Fair
Story by Kara Berg, a Ball State student reporter.
June 8, 2015
WTHR-13: Storm chasers see multiple tornadoes in Colorado
David Call and his storm chasers see tornadoes in Colorado.
June 3, 2015
WTHR-13: Ball State researchers continue deer study in Bloomington
Ball State researchers are continuing a study of urban deer in Bloomington.
February 12, 2015
WTHR-13: Real or fake?: How to spot a counterfeit
Story quotes Ball State fashion merchandising expert Audrey Robbins, a family and consumer sciences instructor.
November 14, 2014
WTHR-13: Ball State University class studies lessons in love
Story examines a class project, quoting Mary Moore, a communication studies instructor.
Topic: CCIM
September 1, 2014
WTHR-13: New film on Ball brothers premieres in Muncie Sept. 25
Ball State immersive learning class produces a new documentary on the Ball brothers.
Note: Associated Press distributed the story to media outlets across the state and nation, including the Houston Chronicle, Washington Times and San Francisco Chronicle.
August 26, 2014
WTHR-13: Farmer's Almanac predicts another frigid winter, experts skeptical
Petra Zimmermann, geography professor, is interviewed.
Note: Story ran multiple times.
August 6, 2014
WTHR-13: Ball State students take a wild ride at the Indiana State Fair
BSU JOURNALISM AT THE FAIR videographers documented their experience at the Indiana State Fair's Midway.
Note: Story ran multiple times.
Topic: CCIM
August 6, 2014
WTHR-13: Indiana State Police step outside the squad car at the Indiana State Fair
Indiana State Police have set up two booths on opposite ends of the fair loop. Standing by ready for anything, officers answer questions ranging from where’s the nearest restroom to why’d I get that speeding ticket.
Topic: CCIM
August 5, 2014
WTHR-13: World's Toughest Rodeo at Indiana State Fair
BSU JOURNALISM AT THE FAIR: The World’s Toughest Rodeo made its third visit to the Indiana State Fair Monday and Tuesday, drawing an enthusiastic crowd of several thousand to the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand.
Topic: CCIM
August 4, 2014
WTHR-13: Historic pharmacy reenacts past to preserve Hoosier heritage
The Indiana State Fair has been home to Hook’s Historic Drug Store and Pharmacy Museum, dedicated to Indiana pharmacies from a bygone era, when medicine was produced by hand.
Topic: CCIM
July 8, 2014
WTHR-13: Gun thefts turn up stress for officers
Bryan Byers, criminal justice professor, is interviewed.
Note: Story ran on-air multiple times.
May 6, 2014
WTHR-13: BestCollegeReviews.com compiles list of the 20 best college radio stations in America
WCRD is listed.
Note: Various news services distributed this story.
Topic: CCIM
April 18, 2014
WTHR-13: Murder-suicide tragedy rare, but followed pattern
Bryan Byers, criminal justice professor, is interviewed.
February 22, 2014
WTHR-13: American Pride: The young Olympic revolution
Content provided by BSU at the Games.
February 17, 2014
WTHR-13: BSU students get assignment of a lifetime in Sochi
Note: This story also was distributed to NBC affiliates throughout the nation, including WFIE-TV (Evansville) and WAVE-TV (Louisville, Ky.).
February 10, 2014
WTHR-13: Why do athletes bite their medals?
Story written by member of BSU at the Games.
Note: Anchors refer to BSU at the Games website throughout the newscasts.
February 6, 2014
WTHR-13: PSA shines light on unsolved 2011 hit-and-run
Story features Christina Blanch, a Ball State University doctoral candidate in education studies, who is preparing to teach her second comic book-based MOOC.
November 29, 2013
WTHR-13: Edward Pierre's spirit lives on through Circle of Lights tradition
Carol Street, an archivist at Ball State University's College of Architecture, explained, "Edward Pierre was no mere architect." Street, who oversees the drawings and documents archive, describes Pierre as one of the state's greatest designers and urban planners. She calls the Pierre Wright collection, (architect George Wright was Pierre's long-time business partner) one of her best in the collection. "They built so much of the city's important architecture when Indianapolis was really coming into its own, with building stock and businesses."
Topic: CAP