Our program offers you the opportunity to contribute to award-winning, student-run print and online newspapers and radio and TV stations, as well as a strong sports broadcasting program
With practical experience and academic preparation in a small, intimate environment, you will leave Baker with the confidence to communicate and to create.
The mass media major is all about career preparation; students work in all areas of the media and complete internships for a variety of businesses.
Baker mass media students have a multitude of opportunities for involvement in and out of the classroom, including KNBU-TV, KNBU-FM, and The Baker Orange Newspaper.
Kristin Bock, who earned a degree in mass media in '05, interviews Peter Vermes, manager of Sporting Kansas City. In addition to serving as a sideline reporter, Bock is also is manager of the Sporting Club Network. Read More
Student newspaper claims another All-Kansas Award
The Baker Orange claimed Kansas Associated Collegiate Press' award for four-year private colleges. Read More
Mass Media Scholarships & Financial Aid
During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at the Honors Symposium, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.
You may be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.
Scholarships in Your First Year
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts offers participation scholarships to students who plan to be involved in the Baker Orange campus newspaper, KNBU-FM campus radio station or KNBU-TV campus television station. To apply, please submit a scholarship application.
You also may be eligible for participation awards within other departments. See participation awards to learn what is available to incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available in your first year.
Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study
As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition: