Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Eagles Eye: Lydia Bice

Congratulations to May 2022 Ashland University graduate and AUTV 20 Executive News Producer and Digital Media Production major Lydia Bice who will now be the Digital Content Producer at Dayton 24/7 Now. Lydia returns to her hometown and will join December 2021 AU grad and DMP major MacKenzie Cook at the television station.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Eagles Eye: Carrie Smith

Congratulations to Digital Media Production major Carrie Smith, who graduated on May 7th. Carrie was the General Manager of AUTV-20 and Promotions Director for 88.9 WRDL. She was also a host of The Early Bird's Word morning radio show for WRDL the past two years. During her time at Ashland University, Carrie was honored with the first Robin Meade Scholarship, the Weidenmeyer-Sindelar Scholarship,and the AU JDM Department Academic Honors Award (3 years). Carrie will be pursuing a career in radio, as she was hired by K96 WKFM and 95.3 WLKR to a board operator/announcer position.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Eagles Eye: Gracie Wilson

In this special edition of Eagle's Eye, Lydia Bice talks with Digital Media Journalism Senior Gracie Wilson about her time at Ashland University, her work with JDM student media outlets and future goals. Gracie graduated in May of 2022 and now she will work as an Associate Editor at Cleveland Magazine.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Spring 2022 Journalism and Digital Media Graduates

A heartfelt thank you to the nine JDM majors and one JDM minor who received their degrees at the Saturday May 7th Ashland University Commencement. Lydia Bice DMP major Brandon Gunder DMP major Katie Harrigan DMP major Lewis Markham DMP major Autumn Marthey DMP major Hope Miracle DMP minor Nate Powalie DMJ major Carrie Smith DMP major Molly Willard DMP major Gracie Wilson DMJ major

Monday, April 25, 2022

AUTV 20 Candidate Forum live broadcast

AUTV 20 will air the Candidate Forum program live at 7 pm on Wednesday April 27th. The program, moderated by AUTV 20 Executive News Producer Lydia Bice, will feature two candidates (Victor Perez and David Stimpert) vying for the Ashland County Common Pleas Court Judge position. Additionally, the telecast will have a panel of local journalists (Dylan Carr from the Ashland Source, Grant Ritchie from the Ashland Times-Gazette and Katie Foster from The Collegian/AU-Live. Candidate Forum can be seen on Channel 20 of Ashland's Armstrong Cable or on the JDM Streaming Channel.

Sunday, April 24, 2022

JDM students feted at AU Academic Awards Convocation

The Journalism and Digital Media department is blessed with many talented and dedicated majors and minors. However, it is also home to some very high-achieving academic scholars. On Sunmday April 24th, three of these students were recognized for their academic achievements. Carrie Smith was the senior honoree. Sean Repuyan was the junior honoree. Anthony Marchetta was the sophomore honoree. Congratulations to these stellar students.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Vinylthon 2022 broadcasts live on 88.9 WRDL

Tonight (Friday April 22nd) from 7 pm to 12 midnight on Saturday April 23rd, 88.9 WRDL will play vinyl records only for your listening pleasure. It is the fifth year that WRDL has contributed to Vinylthon. The DJ line up is stellar! Program graduates (from both the Radio-Television and Journalism and Digital Media eras), current JDM majors, faculty and friends of the radio station will be selecting and presentating their favorite songs. So tune into to 88.9 WRDL over the air or by streaming wrdlfm.com to join in to the fun!