WIPB-TV, the PBS affiliate licensed to Ball State University, offers grants each academic year to students teams in the amount of $5,000-$10,000 to support the creation of original local video for Broadcast (television show or promotional videos) and Online (website/interactive) material. To apply for a grant, students will be asked to describe in writing how their team would collaborate with other students to develop their local content video projects.

Through the initiative, WIPB will use the student-initiated team concept to explore new ways to create content that will enhance and increase awareness of WIPB in central Indiana through the use of emerging technologies.

The primary objective is to expand the marketing, promotion, and financial opportunities of WIPB and Ball State University in central Indiana, adding focus into the areas of Hamilton and Marion counties, including but not limited to Indianapolis, Carmel, and Zionsville, while continuing to maintain a strong presence within the central Indiana and western Ohio counties.

For more information, contact Bill Bryant.