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Campus media during a pandemic: WZND stays on the air through technology, tenacity

The best way to train future broadcast media professionals is to immerse them in the real world of running a 24-hour radio station. Illinois State's student-run radio station, WZND, is figuring out how to do that with proper safety precautions in place....
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Day in the life: Marketing student involved across campus

Check out a day in the life of an Illinois State student....
WZND is a learning laboratory for students headed into a broadcasting career. The station began in 1965 as WILN.

WZND continues award-winning streak

On state, national, and international levels, WZND represents Illinois State University as one of the best college radio stations in the country....
WGLT staff reaches 100% participation

WGLT staff reaches 100 percent participation in giving back

All staff members of WGLT invested in the Redbirds Rising campaign, showing their unwavering support for the University and commitment to the students. The radio station is hoping their efforts will inspire other campus units to reach 100 percent participation, as well as inspire all faculty, staff, and retirees to make a gift....
Alumna Katie Neal behind the microphone

Student to star: Alumna Katie Neal’s journey to hosting on Big Apple’s only country music station

Illinois State alumna Katie Neal ’12 never wanted to work in radio because she hated the sound of her own voice....
WZND is a learning laboratory for students headed into a broadcasting career. The station began in 1965 as WILN.

WZND station earns top national honors

WZND Fuzed Radio, Illinois State's student-run radio station, has been named the Broadcast Education Association's 2018 National Signature Station....

Kudos earned across the School of Communication

As the 2017-2018 academic year came to its close, the School of Communication proudly recognized excellence among its alumni, students, and faculty during its annual COM Week series of events....
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20 awesome graduation traditions at Illinois State

All across campus, Illinois State University's many departments, schools, and colleges honor graduating students in their own special ways. Here are 20 of our favorite ones....
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School of Communication to host SPJ-Google News Lab training

Student and professional journalists can learn how to use Google tools in their reporting and storytelling during a special one-day training being hosted by Illinois State University’s School of Communication....
IOR Global Services employees.

Roaming Redbirds from diverse majors land jobs at same global company

Four Illinois State University alums turn their shared passion for global cultures into jobs at the same international company, IOR Global Services....