College of Communication

Student Media Overview

Equip yourself for success in today's media market through our multi-faceted, award-winning, student-operated media enterprises.

The Butler Collegian - an independent, student-run news enterprise that publishes a weekly newspaper and operates The Butler Collegian Online. The Collegian continues to earn national, regional and state honors for its campus coverage. - journalism students spend three semesters in the field covering actual news beats and pursuing in-depth stories in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. All student work is published on

Butler Beat - student-produced weekly TV news and entertainment programs that include both anchored newscasts and talk show formats.

BU:30 - a student-run online sports program that covers Butler sports as well as national and local sports teams and events. - Students from all class standings may participate in producing sports webcasts in football, volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and women's basketball that air for free on

Indy Blue Radio -  Any student may work for Indy Blue Radio, Butler's online campus radio station. Indy Blue provides students with the opportunity to be involved with radio news, sports and entertainment programming.