I U Day. All I U. All Day. I U Southeast on Air.
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Flickering, colored lights on a recording console. On screen text. In case you haven't heard, let us be the first to tell you. Audio is hot right now.
A smartphone on a table next to a lap top. On screen text. Six million more people listened to podcasts in 2018 compared to 2017.
Shelves of audio books, then a close-up of a microphone. On screen text. Audiobooks saw double-digit revenue growth in 2018. And the global radio market is expected to grow by almost 3 percent between 2018 and 2022.
Two students enter a radio control room. A hand operates the sound levels on a broadcast console. On screen text. I U Southeast students are learning the business by running their own radio station.
People surround two individuals wearing suits, as they cut a large red ribbon. On screen text. Launched February 2018, Horizon Radio broadcasts twenty-four hours a day online.
People sit around a table with microphones. On screen text. Featuring everything from music and news to shows on true crime and dinosaurs.
A blond woman interviews two men. On screen text. Communications major Jerren Harrision says, "Having a student-run radio station means a new door of opportunity."
Outside, students walk near a large clock tower. Then, a vintage black and white photo with dozens of students, gathered in a large room with papers scattered everywhere. On screen text. While Horizon Radio may be opening new doors, students have long had a voice at I U Southeast. In fact I U Southeast was the first I U regional campus to have a student newspaper.
A type written newspaper, The Southeastern Student. Issued periodically by the Southeastern Center of Indiana University at Warder Park, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Issue 1. 12 March 1947. On screen text. In 1947 a group of students in an English class got together to publish the first volume of what was then The Southeastern Student.
Current students hold up award plaques. Then, a montage of the newspaper through the decades. On screen text. Now called The Horizon, the newspaper won a Pacemaker Award in 2018. (Basically the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism.)
On screen text. Director of Student Media Adam Maksl says, "It shows you what a small group of people can accomplish, when they're dedicated to a mission of serving their audience and community."
Check out their work at: i u s horizon dot com and i u horizonradio dot com