Monday, November 6, 2023

AUTV Election Show 2023 Promo

Tune in on Tuesday November 7th from 9 pm to 11 pm for the AU Journalism and Digital Media department's wall-to-wall, convergd media coverage of Election 23. You can view live AUTV coverage on the JDM Streaming Channel, listen to it on 88.9 WRDL or go to the digital Collegian website.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Collegian wins national awards

The Collegian digital and print newspaper is off to a great start for the 2023-24 academic year. Recently, the student-created newspaper won an American Scholastic Press Association First Place award in the college newspaper category. This is the second year in a row that The Collegian received the First Place award. This week, an article written by DMJ junior Brynn Meisse garnered a Best of SNO award. SNO Sites platform is a hosting source for digital college and high school newspapers.It is the largest provider of college and K-12 student news sites in the country. Brynn's article on AU Student Sarah Watson was selected over feature stories from more than 383 college newspapers.

Thursday, September 28, 2023

AUTV welcomes Kylie Van Dine as News Break anchor

Senior Digital Media Production major Kylie Van Dine is a new anchor of AUTV News Break for the Fall 2023 semester. Congratulations to Kylie.

JDM Freshman Matt Salvucci makes his AUTV Sports Break debut

Congratulations to first year Digital Media Production major Matt Salvucci as he hosts his first AUTV Spoorts Break program.

First Fall 2023 Collegian Update

This clip is the first Collegian Update for the Fall 2023 semester. Anchored by Collegian Managing Editor Katelyn Meeks, this episode details key stories in both the new print and digital issues.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

AUTV The Doug Geiser Show | Week 3 |

This episode is the third in the Doug Geiser Show series. Produced and hosted by junior Digital Media Journalism/Digital Media Production double major Cade Cracas, the program offers a weekly interview with the AU Football head coach, insights by both key team players and assistant coaches and game video highlights.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The Eagle Way Documentary- Ashland University Athletics

Here is a blast from the past. Digital Media Production graduate Zachary Read produced this awesome historical documentary back in 2020.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Third Group of JDM Students visit for AU Orientation Day

Late July brings the last of the Ashland University Orientation Days for incoming Fall 2023 First Year students. The JDM department welcomed four new majors at this event. Congratulations to Ben, Blaire, Joe and Jossalynn.

Friday, June 30, 2023

JDM Students study abroad in Italy

Ashland University Journalism and Digital Media students are no strangers to travel. This summer, three of our students are taking part in the AU in Tuscany program. Juniors Brynn Meisse, Cade Cracas and Avery Rosso are enjoying the scenery and sunlight in Rome.

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Second Group of Fall 2023 JDM majors visit for Orientation Days

The list for incoming Ashland University Journalism and Digital Media majors keeps growing. Our incoming class is the largest in the history of the department. Looking forward to great things from these future scholars and media professionals. Welcome to Dashia, Eli, Gabe, Gavin, Madilyn, Miles, Payton and Sierra.

Friday, June 16, 2023

First Group of Fall 2023 JDM majors visit for Orientation Days

This time of year in early June means the advent of summer and the Ashland University Orientation Days. This week, a new crop of Journalism and Digital Media majors visited campus and met with JDM faculty and staff. Welcome to Brett, Brittany, Chelsea, Evan, Graham, Irelynn, Jackson, Matt and Pierce.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Journalism and Digital Media Spring 2023 Graduates

On a beautiful sunny Saturday in early May, Ashland University held its Spring 2023 Commencement. Three students from the JDM department walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. The JDM department salutes these students. Logan Gray, Digital Media Production major Zach Haskell, Digital Media Production major Nick Stupka, Digital Media Journalism major

JDM Students Receive 2023 Ashland University Academic Honors

In April, Ashland University recognized top academic students from each department. The following Journalism and Digital Media students were honored at the Academic Honors Convocation: Sean Repuyan Senior Award Katelyn Meeks Junior Award Brynn Meisse Sophomore Award

Friday, April 7, 2023

JDM Media Students, Faculty and Staff cover WBB National Championship game

The Journalism and Digital Media department continued a tradition of sending student, staff and faculty to cover the very successful AU Women's Basketball team at the 2023 National Championship game held in Dallas. This year was the fifth time that JDM sent a converged media group to report on an NCAA National Championship event. This year, Director of Broadcasting and Operations John Skrada, WRDL General Manager and Professional Instructor of JDM Derek Wood, WRDL/Collegian/AUTV 20 Sports Director Cade Cracas, AUTV 20 News Producer and Collegian Sports Editor Ethan Jenkins and Collegian Features Editor Brynn Meisse provided excellent wall-to-wall media coverage for AUTV 20, The Collegian and 88.9 WRDL.

The Collegian wins three First Place awards at ONMA conference

The Collegian newspaper collected three First Place awards in the 2023 Ohio News Media Association competition. The ONMA awards are a yearly state-wide professional and collegiate competition to determine the best newspapers and websites in Ohio. The Collegian was honored in the following categories: Best Website in Division B Best Headline Writing in Division B awarded to Katelyn Meeks, News Editor Best Statt Sports Reporting in Division B

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Head Coach Kari Pickens finds third national championship | Division II ...

Congratulations to the AU Women's Basketball team for winning the national championship. Great job by the Journalism and Digital Media department crew (Ethan Jenkins, Cade Cracas, Brynn Meisse, John Skrada, Derek Wood) for their stellar digital production and journalism work all season. Watch this wrap-up video produced by Ethan Jenkins for AUTV 20.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

No. 1 Eagles prepare to take down the No. 4 Glenville State in the Final...

JDM sophomore and WRDL sports director and Collegian sports editor Ethan Jenkins breaks down the March 22nd NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Final Four game between Ashland Unversity and Glenville State University.

Ashland University Looks to Protect Undefeated Season | Division II Wome...

The JDM department students (Cade Cracas, Brynn Meisse, Ethan Jenkins, Olivia Pliske) and staff (John Skrada) are at the NCAA Final Four for tonight's (Wednesday March 22nd) game. You can hear it live on WRDL or You can also read the digital Collegian at for updated stories on the AU coaches and players.