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Student media, mobile media and innovation

 

The Center for Innovation in Media is home to student media, the MT Now app, Innovation J-Camp and other developing millennial and mobile projects.

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Sidelines, established in 1925 as MTSU’s student newspaper, is now a digital daily media company that prints a news magazine six times a year. The Sidelines website, mtsusidelines.com, publishes stories focused on campus news, sports, entertainment and in-depth topics of interest to millennials.

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Sidelines is editorially independent and remains a strong voice for students. Sidelines gives students hands-on experience as reporters, photographers, editors, web producers, app managers, video producers, podcasters, designers and interactive developers.

MT10 and MT10 News

MT10 is a student-run television station that streams live via UStream and broadcasts in Rutherford County on Comcast channel 10. MT10 News is a live news show providing news from MTSU, Murfreesboro and the surrounding area.

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MT10 gives students opportunities to work on camera, behind the scenes, and in managerial positions doing both daily news and original programming shot in a state-of-the-art green screen robotic studio. Experiences at MT10 have led alumni to careers as Emmy-winning news reporters, editors, producers, production personnel and entrepreneurs.

WMTS 88.3 FM

WMTS 88.3 FM is student-run radio playing alternative music and hosting talk and music shows like The Justin Reed Show.

WMTS is MTSU’s 680-watt  radio station. On the air since 1992, WMTS began as alternative music and news outlet, WNAR (We Need a Radio). The station continues that mission today: Student-paid and operated, WMTS gives a voice to students and offers hands-on broadcasting experience.

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Match Records

Match Records is a student record label with two signed artists, Luke Caccetta and Exum.

 

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As part of MTSU’s Recording Industry program, Match Records strives to involve students in all aspects of a traditional record label: talent acquisition and development, production, marketing and distribution. In turn, students gain real-world experience and opportunities for networking.

In the spring of 2015 Match helped produce the music video for Luke Caccetta’s song “Smokin”