Our students gain the skills they need to succeed in the new media environment, whether they pursue careers in journalism, advertising, public relations or other communications fields. The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications is a fully accredited school which offers sequences of study in journalism and strategic communications.
Experience is Key
Get involved! You can start working for our student media your FIRST WEEK on campus. Six dynamic student-run media outlets give you crucial hands-on experience. The Collegian Media Group is an umbrella organization that oversees The Collegian news source, The Royal Purple Yearbook and Manhappenin' Magazine. Managed and operated by students, KSDB-FM is a non-commercial, educational radio station broadcasting on 91.9 MHz, cable TV channel 25 and streaming on the Internet and mobile platforms. KKSU-TV Channel 8 News is a weekly newscast produced by students. Wildcat Watch provides video content and information created specifically for K-State students.
Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media
Penelope (Penny) Muse Abernathy, a former executive at The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina, delivered the 18th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media on April 11. Her lecture — "Saving community journalism from the rising threat of news deserts" — was April 11 at the Kansas State University Alumni Center.