The Office of KSU Student Media (KSUSM) offers students the opportunity to gain experience in print, broadcast and online media, advertising, PR, and graphic and web design, and more.
KSUSM consists of The Sentinel newspaper, Sting magazine, Owl Radio, and the supporting Marketing Team. All students are invited to participate in one or more media groups regardless of major, year in school or previous experience. Volunteer and paid positions are available. In addition to obtaining specialized skills, making friends and making a difference, many students have used their experience to earn internships and jobs following graduation.
The Sentinel Newspaper The Sentinel is the Kennesaw State weekly newspaper and has been covering news and events impacting KSU students for almost 50 years. The paper’s sections include news, opinion, science & tech, sports and arts & living, and needs reporters, editors, photographers, designers and more. Phone: (470) 578-6470 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (Editor-In-Chief)
The Sting Magazine The Sting, formerly the Engineering Technician, was established in 1948 at SPSU. After the consolidation The Sting lives on, committed to bringing news and entertainment the students of KSU want. Our publication is a great tool for all organizations to use to promote their activities, events and causes. The staff works hard to engage students in campus life and conversations. All content is student produced. Phone: (678) 915-7310 E-mail: email@example.com
Share Art & Literary Since 1972, Share has been pushing the limits of the art & literary journals. Focused on innovative design and content, the award-winning publication features photography, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that are important and impactful to the Kennesaw State community. Theme and design of the magazine change each year. Phone: (470) 578-6470 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
KSU Owl Radio Owl Radio is KSU’s streaming, student-run, college radio station. In addition to listening to us, you can watch us and talk back. Owl Radio has been broadcasting since 2007 and is the youngest “member” of the KSU Student Media family (www.ksusm.com). Owl Radio is a traditional college station, broadcasting an eclectic mix of genres – rock, pop, jazz, indie, rap, hip hop, country, classical and more. Owl Radio also gives a platform for local artists and bands. In addition to music, Owl Radio broadcasts campus news, KSU athletic and intramural events, sports play-by-play, talk shows and even an award winning radio drama. Phone: (470) 578-6470 E-mail: email@example.com
KSUSM Marketing Team The Marketing Team is comprised of student assistants and volunteers and is the critical support for all of KSUSM’s outlets. The Team runs the front office,handles all sales, distribution, and promotions for all publications and the station, and maintains the online presence of all our organizations. Students design and maintain web pages, sell advertising, get their hands dirty delivering publications, and run events such as the Owl Connection street team, News & Brews and more. The Marketing Team reports directly to the Assistant Director of Student Media. Phone: (470) 578-6470 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Media Board The Kennesaw State Student Media Board is a standing committee of students, faculty, staff and others that meets monthly during the school year to oversee and advise certain areas of the KSU Student Media operation. The board is primarily advisory in capacity, but does have authority over the selection and, if necessary, dismissal of editors in chief and other top student managers that the board appoints. The board also reviews grievances and complaints and advises student media to ensure that effective service is being given to the student body and to protect the rights of these organizations to operate free of censorship. Phone: (470) 578-3083 E-mail: email@example.comTo take advantage of any of these opportunities, visit Get Involved. .....
Mission: KSU Student Media is dedicated to the support and encouragement of responsible, ethical media to connect, explore and enrich the lives of the university’s many constituencies. It provides an open forum to the campus community for the free expression and exchange of ideas, concerns, issues, trends, and information, and outlets for the KSU community. KSU Student Media provides opportunities for interested students to learn and practice skills in art, journalism, design, production, photography, editing, business, advertising, web authoring, broadcasting, new media and management in a "true to life" setting. It encourages the values of integrity, tenacity, creativity and honesty in the pursuit of excellence.