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Student Media and Clubs

Students gain valuable hands-on experience as members of the media through our various student-run media outlets.

Students and faculty have membership opportunities in a variety of organizations. Organization members may participate in competitions, attend seminars, and create networking systems. 

Mass Communication Faculty Contacts:

Dr. Kaylene Armstrong
Northwestern News/RangerPulse.com Adviser

(580) 327-8481

Dr. Luis Rocha Antunes

(580) 327-8465

Dr. John Ellerbach
(580) 327-8456



KNSU Radio

KNSU is Northwestern's on-campus radio station and provides audio for Cable Channel 7. The faculty and students are excited about recent studio updates that will allow for the future expansion of KNSU broadcasts. 

Northwestern News

The Northwestern News, a weekly newspaper, is produced by the students with assistance from the faculty adviser and is published on Thursdays in the fall and spring semesters. 

Our newspaper is recognized as one of the state's best. The Northwestern News and its staff are routinely honored in the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association's annual competition.

Contact members of the news staff with news story ideas or for advertising information at nwnews@nwosu.edu or call (580) 327-8479.


NWTV7 is Northwestern's award-winning TV studio that is run by our students with assistance from the faculty adviser. The students produce a weekly newscast throughout the fall and spring semesters. Recent studio updates allow our students to gain hands-on experience with up-to-date equipment and software. 


RangerPulse.com is the online media platform run by our students with assistance from the faculty adviser. It provides a platform for converging multiple aspects of our student work. 


The Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association (OBEA) is a state-wide organization comprised of many of the state's public and private universities and colleges. Membership provides for the exchange of ideas and opportunities among students, faculty and media professionals.

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), formly Sigma Delta Chi, is the nation's oldest and most broad-based organization representing journalists. SPJ provides a variety of resources and services for student journalists.

Northwestern's chapters of OBEA and SPJ meet regularly and offer students multiple opportunities.

Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association

The Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association (OCMA) strives to promote and improve student media at Oklahoma universities and colleges. Our students have the opportunity to attend the annual OCMA conference each spring semester. The Northwestern News, our campus newspaper, and its staff participate in the annual OCMA competition receiving multiple awards and recognitions.

Ranger Agency

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