Illinois State public relations students don’t have to wait until college ends to get real-world experience.
For many, The Vidette student newspaper was long synonymous with former general manager, Harry Thiel. A memorial tribute to Thiel and his wife will be at 2 p.m. April 10 at the Vidette office, along with the awarding of the first Harry and Jo Thiel “Red Line” Scholarship.
Starting April 5, Illinois State alum Mark Grote’s relationship with the Cubs will come full circle when he joins the Cubs radio broadcasting team on Chicago’s WBBM.
Political discussions in the United States have been hijacked, said Professor of Communication Joseph Zompetti, who discusses solutions for taking the conversation back in his new book.
Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project (ADP) will host a State of the Union Tweet-Up, a watch party and social media event around the State of the Union Address, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Schroeder Hall room 242. The event is free and open to the public.
Kristi (O’Connor) Demonbreun was already on track to graduate Illinois State as a well-rounded journalist, ready for her first full-time job in broadcast media.
The Gamma Phi Circus star was in Normal rehearsing for his next appearance but took time out to visit the Thomas Metcalf School and a broadcasting class in Fell Hall.
Antiques exhibitors from a variety of Midwestern states will be gathering from Friday, Jan. 28, to Sunday, Jan.30, at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center to present the fifth Top of the Class Antiques Show and Sale.