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The new Ball State Public Media Accelerator (PMX) gives highly-motivated students the opportunity to work at Indiana Public Radio and Ball State PBS while exploring potential careers in public media.

Positions include:

All Ball State students are eligible to apply.

From left: PMX Fellow Paul Butler, supervisor Sean Ashcraft, and PMX Fellow Matthew Vittatoe in the IPR studios.


Features of the Public Media Accelerator program include:

  • Paid work ($12/hr.) in a professional public media environment
  • Access to workspace in the new PMX Innovation Lab
  • A dedicated academic professional who will make sure your experience aligns with our goal to create a high-impact learning practice
  • Ongoing career mentoring
  • Monthly Lunch and Learn sessions with nationally-recognized media experts
  • Opportunities to participate in Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS) webinars and other learning opportunities

To apply for a position:

  1. Search the Cardinal Career Link for the position you’re interested in.
  2. Email the following documents to the email listed in the job description:
    • Class schedule
    • Resume
    • Cover letter (including a paragraph or two about the applicant’s goals and how the position would help their personal and professional growth)
    • Three references
  3. Watch for an email to schedule an in-person interview
  4. Portfolio / demo reel / writing samples reviewed at interview

Mr. Terry Heifetz
Public Media Accelerator Manager