The Columbia Chronicle

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 provide live coverage and documentary-style videos to bring news and information to its viewers.

FrequencyTV 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 Magazine 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 to be a working lab for journalism students as well as a community and citizen news site.

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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