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Kimpel Hall Expansion

University of Arkansas students involved with the School of Journalism and Office of Student Media have a new venue created for them in Kimpel Hall, thanks to a gift from alumna Sue Walk Burnett and her husband, Rusty Burnett, of Houston.

UATV Control Room

The UATV Control Room provides students with industry standard broadcast production equipment. Here, students are taught the behind the scenes skills to produce a live television show.

UATV Television Studio

The UATV Television Studio is the "on-air" hub of UATV. This fully functional television studio allows students to gain first hand experience as a news anchor or reporter in a live news broadcast environment.

Student Media Newsroom

Our Student Media Newsroom allows all our outlets a space to work and collaborate with each other, developing award winning student journalism.

Kimpel Hall - UATV Studio Expansion

Journalism magic happens here. Thanks to the generous gift by alumna Sue Walk Burnett and her husband, Rusty Burnett, of Houston, students in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media and the Office of Student Media can begin producing quality journalism while still in school.

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Do you want to see what's going on in the new Student Media newsroom? Sign up for our weekly Student Media Newsletter that features content from each media outlet including The Arkansas Traveler newspaper, KXUA Radio Station, Hill Magazine, UATV Studios, Razorback Yearbook, and Main Hill Media.

Awards & Recognition

Student Media's newspaper,  magazine and television station received recognition for their work during the Society of Professional Journalism Region 12 Student Society of Professional 2021 annual conference. The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes the best collegiate journalism with Mark of Excellence awards.


Best Student Magazine Winner (2021)- Hill Magazine, University of Arkansas 

Non-Fiction Magazine Article (Hill Magazine) - Winner: The Noted Invalid - by Tegan Shockley; Finalist: As the City Slept - by Beth Dedman

Breaking News Photography (Hill Magazine) - Winner: Racism is a Pandemic - by Heidi Kirk; Finalist: Day Our Screens Went Black - by Kerri Holt

Photo Illustration (Hill Magazine) - Winner: In Search of Light - by Kerri Holt

Breaking News Reporting Winner (Arkansas Traveler) - Robert Stewart, "Sam Pittman Tests Positive for COVID-19"

General News Reporting Finalist (Arkansas Traveler)  - Sarah Komar, " Transgender, Non-Binary Students Lack Representation in Research"

Feature Writing Finalist (Arkansas Traveler) - Sarah Komar, "Friends, Family Remember Deceased Student as Loyal Friend, Hero"; Hanna Ellington, "Delta Sigma Theta President Leaves Mark on Campus, Continues Family Legacy"

Best All-Around Television Newscast (UATV) - Esther Gowin, Heidi Kirk, Sean Rhomberg, Khadn Adderley 

Television Feature Reporting (UATV) - Jack Bilyeu