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Entertainment Media and Journalism

Entertainment Media and Journalism students start gaining real-world experience on day one with practical coursework focusing on 21st century skills vital to the rapidly changing media landscape. With access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and advanced technologies students produce professional quality work while building their career portfolios. Access to internship opportunities both locally and nationally as well as an extensive alumni network provide our students with expert insight and entry into the media market.

Entertainment Media

Students begin developing their skill sets and working on projects from concept to completion on day one in Entertainment Media (EM) giving them highly sought-after expertise propelling them to the front of the pack.


The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism focuses on hands-on coursework built around extensive off-campus field experience balanced with a unique blend of engaging classroom activities.

Department Highlights

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The College of Communication provides practical experience through many student-run media outlets. These include the weekly newspaper The Butler Collegian and the Collegian Online, the video production company Indy Blue Video, the weekly TV show Butler Beat, webcasts on, and the online campus radio station Indy Blue Radio.

Fairbanks Building


EMJ students study in a top media market starting freshman year. The Fairbanks Center houses a full-size, HD-capable video production studio and control room in addition to a professional-quality recording studio. Annually, Recording Industry Studies students produce a full record album that includes locating talent, recording, mixing, mastering the final product, and marketing the recording. Students also operate an Internet radio station featuring content from Butler sports events to music and news.