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New Media Incubator

Student team recording in the New Media Incubator

Student team recording in the New Media Incubator


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Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts (COLA) students are creative, out of the box thinkers who have a strong desire to learn and a motivation to succeed. Founded in 2016, The New Media Incubator (Inc) at Wright State University is a media production and innovation hub on campus that connects with the local and global community. It is a collaborative, welcoming environment for idea generation, learning experiences and growth opportunities where students create physical and digital media projects. Interns who work in the space are knowledge facilitators who work to create new projects and possibilities with others. The Inc is led by faculty from the Department of Communication and the Department of English, Language and Literatures. The Inc provides students with opportunities to:

  • gain creative skills,
  • pioneer new media products and genres,
  • engage with local industries, and
  • showcase their work.

Providing an opportunity to combine theoretical training with hands-on media production is critical to students’ success. The Inc is an innovative and welcoming space where this kind of opportunity happens. The studio and control room are where students get hands-on training with professional production equipment and processes. The editing suites are equipped with industry standard technologies where students learn post-production techniques and hone their storytelling craft. The conversation areas facilitate collaboration, feedback sessions, networking, and showcasing of student projects. The Inc embodies creativity, critical thinking, mentorship and opportunities for real-world experiences through a humanities based approach.

Students use the Inc to create long and short form marketing spots, documentaries, podcasts, news segments, cultural programs, and other projects. This media-rich collaborative environment is an ideal venue for campus-community engagement through mutually beneficial learning experiences and events.


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If you have a project idea or would like to learn more about the New Media Incubator, use the button below to tell us more about your idea and we will contact you to schedule an initial consultation.

For more information contact:

Ashley Hall, Ph.D.
Co-Director, New Media Incubator
Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literatures
ashley.hall@wright.edu

Jennifer Ware, Ph.D.
Co-Director, New Media Incubator
Associate Professor, Department of Communication
jennifer.ware@wright.edu


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