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, a web-based news, information and entertainment source that produces Collegian TV, live sports blogs of Butler Basketball games, extensive photo galleries, and an active social media presence.

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

Bulldog Blitz - student-produced weekly TV sports shows that include both anchored sports casts and talk show formats.

IndianapolisNewsBeat.com - students spend three semesters working in the field, covering news beats and pursuing long-form, in-depth stories in the Indianapolis metro area. IndianapolisNewsBeat.com was created to share their work with a wider audience.

IndyBlue™ Records/Publishing - Recording Industry Studies students record and produce a variety of artists, including student acts and performers outside campus.  Selections from these recordings are released on the student-run record label, IndyBlue™.  Recording Industry students manage the entire process, from content to duplication to distribution.  Students also produce a charity concert each year showcasing several regional bands as well as student performers.