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Fine Arts & Communication Scholarships

Mass Communication Scholarship Interview Guidelines

Select from our Scholarship Programs or scroll through the page to read about interview requirements.  To register for an interview, you'll need to fill out the online registration form on the Fine Arts and Communication Scholarships page.  To prepare for your interview, follow the information below.

Radio/TV Production
Sports Media
Newspaper
Magazine

Radio/TV Production:

Butler Radio (KBTL-FM) is operated by scholarship students who broadcast music, sports, and campus news throughout Butler County. Scholarship students appear on air, produce, and direct programs for the college's public access channel, BCTV channel 20 in the local viewing area.

For your Interview:

Submit a short resume, a sample of your work (link to on-line portfolio containing audio/video projects and written work preferred), and a letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher.

Submit your samples to:

Dr. Keith West
Professor
316.322.3194
kwest6@butlercc.edu

Sports Media:

Students broadcast live coverage, write news stories, and take photos of athletic events.

For your Interview:

Submit a short resume, a sample of your work, and a letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or teacher.  

Schedule an interview by contacting:

Michael Swan
Professor
316.322.3280
mswan@butlercc.edu

Newspaper:

Maintaining a tradition of state and national honors, the biweekly Lantern is published by and for students. Scholarship journalists write, edit, and produce the newspaper in modern journalism facilities.

For your Interview:

Submit a short resume, a sample of writing (or photography), and a letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or journalism teacher.

Schedule an interview by contacting:

Amy Chastain
Assistant Professor
316.323.6894
achastain3@butlercc.edu

Magazine

The student full-color magazine, The Grizzly, serves as a history of the academic, social, and athletic activities of Butler students while they attend college. Publication is in the hands of scholarship journalists and the faculty advisor.

For your Interview:

Submit a short resume, a sample of writing (or photography), and a letter of recommendation from a high school counselor or journalism teacher.

Schedule an interview by contacting:

Michael Swan
Professor
316.322.3280
mswan@butlercc.edu