Broadcasting and Journalism

Come For A Visit

People can tell you how great a place is, but the best way to know whether it's right for you is to see it--and experience it--for yourself. The Department of Broadcasting invites you to see for yourself the opportunities that await you as a Broadcasting or a Journalism major at Western Illinois University.


  • Tour Broadcast Facilities
  • Chat with Faculty and Students
  • Sit in on a Class
  • Meet with an Adviser
  • Work a LIVE Production
    • Be a Guest Announcer on WIUS-FM (Student Broadcast Radio Station)
    • Edit Video for News and Sports
    • Crew a half-hour Television Newscast (Tuesday and Thursdays @ 4p.m. during the academic year) (NEWS3)
    • Crew a Sporting Event and/or Shadow Sports Announcers during a live production. (Choose which game you want to attend)

Directions to WIU (Macomb Campus)

More Information contact

Chairperson, Department of Broadcasting and Journalism
Sallee Hall 306, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-2888