Ball State PBS (formerly WIPB-TV) is also known as the host from 1983-94 of Emmy-award winning “The Joy of Painting,” a now iconic half-hour art program hosted by the late Bob Ross, who taught techniques for landscape oil painting, completing a painting in each session.
Ball State Public Media (Ball State PBS and Indiana Public Radio) provides a meaningful educational experience through unparalleled immersive learning opportunities for students. This expanded vision of media aligns with the University’s mission to provide the community with purposeful, deliberate content on topics and issues that matter most including local news, entertainment, and inspirational storytelling.
Ball State Public Media Administrative Office
David Letterman Communication and Media Building
1209 N. McKinley Ave.
Ball State PBS Studios
E.F. Ball Communication Building
1111 N. McKinley Ave.
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306