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.

PMX Fellow Adele Reich in the Ball State PBS television studio.

Positions include:

  • News
  • Digital audio production
  • Digital video production
  • Community engagement
  • Digital content (marketing)

All Ball State students are eligible to apply.

Features of the Public Media Accelerator program include:

  • Paid work ($11/hr.) in a professional public media environment
  • Dedicated personal 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. Get a job referral from Ball State Career Center
    • Verify you are eligible to work for Ball State.
    • Be sure that you have the required documents to present to the Career Center.
  2. Email the following documents to the email listed on the referral:
    • Job Referral PDF
    • 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, or writing samples reviewed at the interview

Mr. Terry Heifetz
Public Media Accelerator Manager