Small School - Big City . . . Bigger
With a student body of fewer than 150 students, the Eugene S.
Pulliam School of Journalism can provide you with an education
built on applied learning experiences and professional
opportunities that allow you to compile a strong portfolio of
published work that encompasses all forms of media to position you
for today's dynamic media market.
As a Butler journalism major, you will spend three semesters
working in the field, covering actual news beats and pursuing
in-depth stories in the nation's 12th largest city and 26th largest
media market. All student produced work is published on our website
- IndianapolisNewsBeat.com - and
often picked up by news outlets across the state via our
collaboration with the Hoosier State Press Association's
In addition, extensive opportunities exist regardless of your
class year to work for and participate in our student-operated and
student-led media organizations. All of
these opportunities foster leadership, entrepreneurial skills,
independent judgment and professional standards. They also allow
you to work across the various media platforms - broadcast, print,
online, visual, audio, social, etc. - to broaden your employment
Involvement is key to post-graduate
- Produced award-winning stories, newscasts, sportscasts and talk
shows; video and multimedia packages; photographs and photo
illustrations; graphic designs; and print and online publications
for our student media organizations.
- Provide exciting coverage of Butler sports, including live
play-by-play and color commentary through our collaboration with Butlersports.com.
- Develop your leadership and management abilities by becoming an
editor, producer or manager on The Butler Collegian/Collegian Online, The Butler Beat or BU:30.
- Freelance for Sky Blue Window, a weekly online publication
that focuses on the arts in Central Indiana.
- Complete one or more internships tailored to your
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4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
Chair: Dr. Nancy Whitmore
Assistant: Maggie McGlynn