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Columbia College Chicago
School of Media Arts

School of Media Arts

The School of Media Arts guides, educates, and inspires students to become innovative artists and communicators by fostering creativity, critical thinking, and social consciousness. The students in our multi-disciplinary media programs are challenged to analyze the past, interpret the present and collaboratively shape the future.


Audio Documentary Class Producing Documentary on Heroin Use Among Young Adults

Radio & Audio Documentary students have created a blog leading up to their forthcoming documentary, "Age of Abuse: Young Adults and Heroin," which airs on WCRX-FM during Columbia College Chicago's Manifest Urban Art Festival taking place in May.

WCRX-FM's Jay Babii Debuts New Segment "What's Good in the Hood"

With two past interviews with President Barack Obama on his ledger, as well as several interviews with community leaders and Hip Hop artists, Columbia College Chicago Senior Radio Major Jay Babii has created a diverse and introspective audio feature entitled, "What's Good in the Hood."

WCRX-FM's Miguel Flores Interviews "Hoop Dreams" Director Steve James

Steve James, who has directed riveting documentaries such as "Hoop Dreams" and "The interrupters," recently was awarded the "Studs Terkel Community Media Award." WCRX-FM's Miguel Flores was on hand to speak to Steve about the award and his career.

Creating Industry Buzz From Baltimore

MFA Candidate Angel Kristi Williams who was recently named one of 10 directors to watch always had aspirations to be a media or image maker.  Read more...