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Student media

Keeping up:

IU student media informs campus, off ers hands-on experience

Members of IU Student Television record an episode of “The Bloomington Breakfast Club” December 2021.


By Ellie Albin

ealbin@iu.edu | @EllieAlbin1

Many student media outlets at IU can give students experience in diff erent areas of media, including writing, editing, photography, broadcast, design and more. Explore some of the student media outlets IU has to off er in the list below.

Indiana Daily Student

Th e IDS allows students of all majors to explore different aspects of newspaper production including reporting, editing, sales, social media, advertising, photography, design and digital media. Th e newspaper publishes a print edition every Th ursday, with daily online content on their website. Th e IDS is also editorially independent from the university.

Big Ten Network Student U

Big Ten Network Student U allows students to create television productions for all IU sporting events. Th e productions are streamed on BTN+ and BTN TV often rebroadcasts the programs.

IU Student Television

Students can gain experience as a writer, reporter, editor, production crew member, on-air talent, podcaster and more at IUSTV. Th is student-run outlet allows students to create content for IU and the Bloomington community. IUSTV content can be viewed on YouTube.

SEASON Magazine

SEASON covers local and national fashion trends, beauty and art with editorial spreads. In addition to a print publication, SEASON updates their website with articles and also has a podcast titled “What’s in SEASON?”

Arbutus Yearbook

Th is annual 500-page publication is over 110 years old and serves as coverage for a wide variety of news, campus events and student stories from the prior year. Students can work as photographers, writers and designers. Th e IDS oversees the production of Arbutus.

WIUX Pure Student Radio

WIUX Pure Student Radio is a student-run radio station that broadcasts both online and on 99.1 FM. Listeners can tune in to hear music and both local news and local sports coverage. Students are able to work in sports, news, public relations, underwriting or as a DJ.