WZND station earns top national honors

WZND is a learning laboratory for students headed into a broadcasting career. The station began in 1965 as WILN.

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.

Radio executive Marv Dyson to speak at ISU, February 27

Photo of Marv Dyson

Legendary radio executive Marv Dyson, who led Chicago’s WGCI-AM/FM to its status as “No. 1 for hip-hop and R&B,” will speak at Illinois State University on Monday, February 27, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall in the Center for the Performing Arts.

Pause for applause

A team of students learning under the direction of Bob Spagnoli ’87, center, made it to the final five of the contest in 2015.

Congratulations to these four Redbird alumni who are doing well in their chosen careers.

Royal Redbird wins a World Series ring

Michael Bucek with trophies

When the Kansas City Royals ended a 30-year drought last November by beating the New York Mets in the World Series, the victory was extra special for one Redbird alum.