Department of Broadcasting

Student Organizations


Student Organization: NBS - National Broadcasting Society

Meeting Time: Every other Wednesday at 4pm

Location: 304 Sallee Hall

About: The National Broadcasting Society goes beyond the classroom to prepare college students and entry-level professionals for careers in the electronic media. Alpha Epsilon Rho is the National Honor Society for Electronic Media Students.

NBS Links:

NBS Photos & Videos
WIU NBS Facebook Page
WIU NBS Constitution


Student Organization: SINBA: Students of Illinois News Broadcasters Association

Meeting Time: Every other Wednesday at 3pm

Location: 302 Sallee Hall

About: INBA has a long history of prompting excellence in broadcast journalism eduction.  Students currently studying broadcast journalism are eligible to join INBA as non-voting members at a special, reduced rate. Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association organize journalism scholarship and experience opportunities on the local level. INBA offers a way for up-and-coming broadcasters to interact with professionals, gain knowledge and experience, and make valuable carrer and lifetime contacts.  Many of INBA's current professional members started with the organization as students.