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is a bi-weekly sports magazine show produced by television journalism students at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media.

The award-winning “WVU News” program is produced in a hands-on learning environment by students at WVU’s College of Media.

About Us

“WVU News” is a television newscast produced by journalism students at the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University.

Student report, write, shoot and edit television news stories for the program. They also serve as on-air anchors, producers, directors and technical crew during newscast tapings at WVU’s professional television studio.

“WVU News” reporters cover events on the university campus, as well as the entire Morgantown community. The award-winning program provides students with hands-on experience and access to faculty with professional, real-world experience. Students who enroll in the “WVU News” course are well prepared for careers in television journalism after they graduate.

“WVU News” airs statewide on West Virginia Public Television and on Time Warner Cable in North Central West Virginia. The production is also available for download on WVU’s iTunesU and YouTube.


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Where to Watch

“WVU News” airs statewide on West Virginia PBS as part of “Campus Connection.” The newscast won a national first place Emmy from the Television Academy in 2015, being named the best college newscast in America. During the Spring 2016 semester, the newscast will air on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. and Mondays at 1 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Sunday, January 31st and Monday February 1st
  • Sunday, February 14th and Monday, February 15th
  • Sunday, February 28th and Monday, February 29th
  • Sunday, March 13th and Monday, March 14th
  • Sunday, April 3rd and Monday April 4th
  • Sunday, April 17th and Monday, April 18th

The award winning 15-minute newscast also airs Monday through Friday at 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Time Warner Cable in North Central West Virginia.

You can also check out previous “WVU News” broadcasts on the WVU Reed College of Media’s YouTube page and WVU’s iTunesU.