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Media Hub

The Media Hub serves to showcase student-produced news, entertainment and multimedia productions at Columbia College Chicago and foster collaborations between Columbia’s student media outlets. Media Hub partners include The Columbia Chronicle newspaper, FrequencyTV and WCRX-FM, as well as Echo magazine and community news sites and


WCRX is the student-run radio station of Columbia College Chicago’s Radio Department dedicated to embodying professional, ethical and legal standards while promoting a learning and leadership experience for students. WCRX provides broadcasting services to the Columbia College campus and surrounding communities in Cook County.

WCRX Website






Frequency TV is the student-run, online television station for Columbia College Chicago. Creating and webcasting work that reflects the student interest, Frequency’s staff of students works with passionate volunteers to produce single and multi-camera programs that represent the entire college community. Frequency provides live coverage and documentary-style videos to bring news and information to its viewers. Using a wide range of facilities in Cinema and Television Arts, Communication, and throughout our campus buildings, Frequency continues to bring the arts of Columbia to the forefront.

Frequency Website



ECHO magazine searches for the questions that can only be answered with stories, and we dive in. ECHO is a catalyst for sharing ideas and boosting voices through the medium of diverse, thoughtful content and engaging visuals.

Echo Website





Chicago Talks is a non-profit, local news source for Chicago and its many neighborhoods. Our stories come from all corners of the city; our reporters are young journalists learning to cover their communities and community people with a story to tell. It was started in 2006 by Barbara Iverson and Suzanne McBride with grants from J-Lab and the Knight Foundation, to be a working lab for journalism students as well as a community and citizen news site. Columbia College continues to support and its sister publication,

Chicago Talks website


The Austin community, home to more than 100,000 people, is rich in diversity, culture and life. AustinTalks – a project of Columbia College Chicago’s journalism program – seeks to reflect this richness and provide the residents of Chicago’s most-populated neighborhood with news and information not available anywhere else.

Austin Talks Website

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