CreateAthon@WVU. The event that puts students and professionals to the challenge of creating pro bono marketing materials for three local nonprofits. Three teams of students with the assistance of a professional mentor will compete to create the best possible material for the deserving organizations.
This year's hackathon focused on issues related to a lack of diversity in media. Participants and panelists spent their time discussing the existing issues and creating solutions that could be applied in their newsrooms, think tanks and agencies.
WVU Media Camps are three-day summer programs for high school students. Students participate in workshops to enhance their communication, photography, video and journalism skills, as well as improve their understanding of media in the modern world.
Students pick the brains of five College of Media alumni who have found success in New York City, the country’s largest media market, during the “Making it in a Major Media Market” panel event.
To kick off the fall 2017 semester, Reed College of Media students flooded the Media Innovation Center to learn more about more than a dozen media-based clubs and organizations on campus. During the event, journalism junior Karlee Gibson explains to another student how she got involved with RTDNA and what the organization offers its members.
WVU News reporter Casey Gentile recording at the Media Innovation Center’s Studio B.
We’re building a community of mission-driven inventors, influencers and problem solvers invested in journalism and media for the future. We offer a range of open experiments, sponsored programs and industry “workstreams” in new technology for collaborating partners. Read more about our current programs and partners or submit below to get involved.