Alpha Sigma Iota

A fraternal service organization for students in Media + Communication.

Members of Alpha Sigma Iota take part in community service activities and work to promote the Department of Media + Communication events and facilities across campus.

Advisor:  Tammy Hayes, MS (423-439-7568 |

Buc Films

A club for aspiring filmmakers in Media + Communication.

Buc Films connects students who are interested in the film industry and want to create great video content. The club participates in film competitions, film events and industry speakers.

Advisor: Jake VanHuss (423-439-6089 |

Strategic Media Club

An organization for aspiring advertising and public relations professionals in Media + Communication.


The Strategic Media Club combines the two premier strategic professional organizations-- American Advertising Federation and Public Relations Student Society of America-- into one fantasic experience. Students in today's media environment need to understand how these two forces complement each other professionally. By combining the clubs, students are members of both and connect with professional experiences found in each club.

Advisor: Megan Fannon, MS (423-439-4199 |

The East Tennessean

An award-winning, student-run newspaper that started at East Tennessee State University.

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The East Tennessean gives students the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of areas including reporting, photography, advertising and design. Students cover stories on campus-related news and issues, sports and entertainment. There’s also an Editorial section for students to express their opinions on a wide-range of issues.

Advisor: Don Armstrong (423-439-5363 |


BucTV is the student-driven television station at ETSU.

BucTV provides the opportunity for students to have their work showcased across the university. Students get to show their creativity in front of the camera and behind the camera every week by gaining experience through many facets of the broadcasting field including camera operations, anchoring, writing, producing and directing.

Advisor:  Tammy Hayes, MS (423-439-7568 |

The Edge 89.5 HD4

ETSU's student-operated radio station.

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The Edge provides students with real-world experience in the radio broadcasting field. Students gain experience in hosting and producing their own shows, creating broadcast-level production elements and broadcast programming and management.  

Advisor:  Candy Bryant (423-439-6099 |