Broadcast Stations

The Vincennes University Broadcasting Program allows students the ability to learn in variety of ways.

Students have access to Professional Radio Stations, Professional Television Studios, and Audio Recording Studios.

Learn the skills necessary to produce professional quality audio and video productions in our state-of-the-art Audio and Video Labs, equipped with the Adobe Creative Suite.

Professional Instruction.  Real-World Experience

As a student at Vincennes University, you get hands-on experience in real, professional Broadcast Stations!  Whether you're interested in radio or television; on air or behin the scenes, VU Broadcasing takes you to the next level with hands-on learning in real, professional environments.

Students in the Vincennes University Broadcasting Program have the ability to work with professionals in:

 

Radio:

Within your first semester in the Broadcasting Program, get access to state-of-the art equipment and learn industry skills for on-air broadcasts.  Students have access to four Radio On-Air Studios including WVUB-HD1 The Blazer 91.1FM; WVUB-HD2; WVUB Internet Online Station, and WFML - 96.7 The Bridge, a commercial radio station playing Smooth Rock.

Students in the Broadcasting Program also have access to four audio recording and production studios, including larger studios which can hold small acoustic shows or round-table forums for public affair programming.

 

WVUB Internet Only Radio

Students taking BCST 120 - Audio Production, get their first experience of being on the air on VU's Online Radio Station.

Students in BCST 240 - Media Industries, get a first hand experience on what it takes to Manage, Program, Schedule, Market, and Promote a radio station.

WVUB HD 1

Blazer 91.1FM, is a 50,000 watt non-commercial, public radio station affiliated with Public Radio International playing a Hot Adult Contemporary/Contemporary Hit Radio format.

Students in their second year have the ability to take BCST 291 - Radio Practicum working alongside WVUB staff in completing Underwriting, Voice-Tracking, and Live On-Air DJ-ing.

WVUB HD 2

Designed with students in mind, this High Definition (HD) radio station allows students at Vincennes University the ability to be on the air as early as the first semester.  

Playing Alt-Rock, students have the ability to write and produce underwriting, DJ, and create specality shows for college students.  

WVUB HD 3

Blazer Bilingue broadcasts both English and Spanish programming, including news and talk programs. Blazer Bilingue features a combination of Regional Mexican and Latin music. Designed in part to bridge the gap between the Hispanic and non-Spanish speaking population, Blazer Bilingue is the only bilingual radio station in Southwestern Indiana/Southeastern Illinois. Bilingual students have been involved in recording promotional and public service announcements. Students were also included in a panel to discuss the launch and promotion of Blazer Bilingue.

 

Television:

The VU Broadcasting Program offers students the opportunity to audition for News, Sports, or Weather anchor positions on an award-winning PBS affiliate television station.  The 5 p.m. weekday newscast on WVUT-TV is staffed by students in both technical and on-air positions.  Students enrolled in BCST 281 -  Video Newscast Practicum take on the roles and responsiblities of anchor and crew members for the newscast.  Students in BCST 235 and BCST 270 learn about the role of a Field Journalist and shoot and edit stories, for broadcast form the field.  Industry experienced faculty/staff train and oversee students in the day-to-day operation of Newscenter 22.

Students may also volunteer as a crew member for remote broadcasts aired live on WVUT-TV, such as VU Sports, Political Debates and Forums, and the annual Miss Vincennes University Scholarship Pageant.  All these experiences will set you apart from other graduates, and give you the skills employers are looking for.

 

WVUT-TV

Studio A

Designed with state-of-the-art equipment, Studio A is where Newscenter 22 and 22Magazine are produced and recorded.

Studio B

Students enrolled in the VU Broadcasting Program practice and learn the skills in numerous BCST courses in the Student Studio, Studio B.  This second studio also serves for other non-traditional WVUT-TV productions.  

Electronic News Gathering (ENG) / Field Production (EFP)

Students enrolled in various courses in the BCST Program will get experience using Electronic News Gathering (ENG) and Electronic Field Production (EFP) cameras and equipment.