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Student Media

A wide variety of student media and professional organizations are available to Journalism and Public Relations majors at BGSU. These organizations help you supplement your class work with real-world experience, make friends and also make professional contacts.

At BGSU, you can get involved with these organizations right away as a freshman or transfer student. There are no course or class standing prerequisites for student media involvement.

Our student media and professional organizations include:

  • The BG News: a newspaper that publishes a print edition three days a week during the school year and weekly during the summer. It also includes an online version that updates as news events happen.
  • BG-24 News: a half-hour, live television newscast produced from our West Hall studios. BG-24 News currently airs twice a week, with supplemental shows for sports and other issues.
  • The Key: a quarterly magazine featuring long-form journalism and feature stories.
  • The Obsidian: a quarterly newsletter featuring diversity issues.
  • WBGU-FM: an FM radio station broadcasting to Bowling Green and surrounding communities on 88.1 FM. It also streams content online.
  • Falcon Radio: a web-based radio station featuring music, talk and sports programming.
  • Bowling Green Radio News Organization (BGRNO): an organization for people interested in radio broadcast news.
  • Bowling Green Radio Sports Organization (BGRSO): an organization for people interested in radio broadcast sports. BGRSO provides sports programming and play-by-play for WBGU-FM and Falcon Radio.
  • Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA): An organization for people interested in pursuing a career in public relations. PRSSA features field trips, professional speakers and other activities. Link to BGSU PRSSA
  • Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ):  An organization for people interested in pursuing a career in journalism. SPJ features field trips, professional speakers and other activities.
  • Online News Association (ONA):  An organization for people interested in pursuing a career in online journalism. ONA features field trips, professional speakers and other activities.
  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ): An organization for journalists of color. NABJ features field trips, professional speakers and other activities.
  • WBGU-TV: A full-service PBS-affiliated television station. Students can do internships and also work part-time at WBGU-TV.