Studio B

Hands-on learning...

In addition to students working in cooperative education and internships, students in the Elliott School of Communication have opportunities to gain serious hands-on experience as part of their class work. ESC faculty work to create project-based learning experiences in which students put theory and strategy into practice. Students gain skills and confidence through these projects, which aim at engaging students with the community. Check out these examples:

Project Project Summary
Studio B logo.

Studio B is a student produced news program that immerses students into a real-world, newsroom environment. Students produce, shoot and anchor a live news broadcast available for the general public audience's viewing.

IMC Campaigns logo.

Integrated Marketing Communications Campaigns is the capstone course for IMC students. Teams work directly with Wichita clients, creating a marketing communication strategy.

Shocker Ad Lab logo.

Shocker Ad Lab is Wichita State University's in-house creative advertising agency serving on-campus, innovation-campus and local/regional business clients. Shocker Ad Lab produces relevant, engaging, memorable, unexpected and simple marketing for clients ranging from Airbus Americas to the University Police Department.


Communication Week (Comm Week) is an annual event that brings industry leaders to campus. Elliott School students have the opportunity to learn from and network with professionals in their field of study. While the 3-day event is hosted in person, Elliott School students in the Comm 304: Studio Video Production class also live stream all of the sessions. The live stream set-up includes multiple cameras, microphones, graphics and a live-switching software program. Students spend the weeks leading up to Comm Week learning live streaming skills and best practices. Then, under the instruction of a faculty member, students produce and direct each livestream session throughout Comm Week. The full session playlist from Comm Week 2021 is available here:


The Elliott School’s Comm 304: Studio Video Production class has created a unique partnership within the local music scene. Each fall semester the class produces music videos for local musicians and performers. The artists are always WSU students, faculty/staff or alums. It’s an opportunity to create new content and portfolio pieces, as well as an opportunity to work with real clients in the Wichita area. To see the playlist featuring all of the student-produced music videos click here-

Goes beyond the classroom!

Kevin Hager's Live Sports Production Class

Campus Dino Project