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Junior sports media major Chris Sohl records an episode of Big Red Faceoff. The weekly ICTV show covers Cornell University mens and womens hockey programs.

Sports media students share deep connection with Cornell

By Farrell Hudson, Staff Writer November 16, 2023
Over the years at the Roy H. Park School of Communications, many sports media students have gained experience in the field by covering the Ithaca College sports teams. However, some have had the opportunity to take their craft to the Division I level.

‘How IC Sports’ – Women’s Track and Field Junior Carolina Cedraschi

November 8, 2023
This week on 'How IC Sports,' host junior David Schurter interviews junior journalism major and women's track sprinter Carolina Cedraschi. The two discuss Cedraschi's experience producing a documentary last spring on mental health in althetes and as a producer at ICTV.
Auditions for IC Unbound Dance Company, a student-led dance group, were held Aug. 3 in the Fitness Center. Students of all years came together for all styles of dance, learning the combinations just minutes before their auditions.

Lights, cameras, action! Audition season sweeps Ithaca with full force

By Vivian Rose and Molly Fitzsimons September 5, 2023
In mid-to-late August, audition season starts in full force across Ithaca College. During the beginning of each fall semester, students prepare for auditions throughout the Dillingham Center, the Roy H. Park School of Communications and in dorms for a wide plethora of open spots in a cappella and dance groups, ICTV shows, plays and music ensembles. 
From left, senior linebackers Matt DeSimpliciis and Jason Haber celebrate after the Bombers defense stopped the Red Dragons on offense.

Bombers reclaim the Cortaca Jug in front of 40,232 fans

By Aidan Charde and Tommy Mumau November 16, 2022
When the clock hit zero at the end of the fourth quarter, the Bombers had come out on top for the 38th time in the rivalry’s history with a 34–17 win at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
The 2022 Cortaca Jug game, held at Yankee Stadium, will be broadcast on YES Network, according to statements by Ithaca College and SUNY Cortland.

2022 Cortaca Jug game to be televised on YES Network

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor October 6, 2022
Ithaca College announced that the 2022 Cortaca Jug game will be broadcast live on YES Network. In addition, the game will be moved up from 1 p.m. to noon Nov. 12.
Ithaca College’s student-run television and radio stations, including ICTV,  WICB and VIC Radio, were given awards in multiple categories of the New York State Broadcasters Associations annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.

ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio take home awards at annual competition

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 27, 2022
ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio, were given many awards in the NY State Broadcasters Association's annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.
Senior Manny Sanchez, captain of the IC Blue League of Legends team, said the team has been unable to use the esports room at the college this year because of scheduling difficulties. Instead, the team practices virtually, using online chat apps to communicate.

Esports club seeking support from administration

By Ori Grady, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Since 2019, the Ithaca College Esports Club has appealed to casual gamers who just want to have fun, as well as competitive gamers who enjoy the thrill of tournaments.

IC Creatives: Rachel Paskowitz

By Becky Lindquist March 23, 2022
Junior Rachel Paskowitz, a television-radio major, talks about ICTV and the internships that helped her work for Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Vaughn Golden ’20 is a freelance radio and print reporter who is currently covering the St. Lawrence County, New York legislature, and the Town of Potsdam, New York.

Q&A: IC alum works as freelance radio and print reporter

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer November 10, 2021
Staff writer Jadyn Davis spoke with Vaughn Golden ’20 about what he hopes current journalism students can learn before entering the real world post-graduation.
Jack Powers, Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School interim dean, announced his support of the IATSE on Sept. 27 on the Park School of Communications Instagram account. IATSE was founded in 1893 when stagehand representatives met in New York City and pledged to support fair wages and working conditions for all of their members.

IC community members support union for film employees

By Olivia Stanzl, Contributing Writer October 20, 2021
Community members have expressed support for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts.
Sophomore Julia Stitely is a co-creator and producer of the ICTV show Fathoms Below. They give their perspective on trans and non-binary characters in media being portrayed by cis gendered actors. They call for change and explain how their personal experiences has granted them a unique perspective.

Commentary: Trans and nonbinary stories need to be told accurately

By Julia Stitely September 29, 2021
Most trans stories are told from a cis perspective. Trans acceptability is too often based on how easily interpretable their gender is to a cis person.
Sophomore Jacquelyn Chin, director of on-air promotions for Ithaca College Television (ICTV), reflects on her experience and how her perspective on race representation in the television industry has shifted since she started working at ICTV.

Commentary: Student discusses race representation in ICTV

By Jacquelyn Chin, ICTV Director of on-air promotions September 2, 2021
Progress takes time, and in my short time at ICTV I have seen an increase in diversity within the executive staff, producers, crew and cast members.
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