MustangNews.net is a fully converged multimedia journalism platform featuring news, arts, sports and opinion. MustangNews.net is designed to give you the experience you’ll need to be competitive in the rapidly changing world of news media and public relations. Staff members will work to publish original content across multiple media using journalistic writing, video, audio and graphics. print, broadcast, multimedia and public relations.
Mustang News Television (MNTV) is an on-campus broadcast lab that gives students the opportunity to work in a traditional television newsroom setting. In true Cal Poly "learn by doing" fashion, MNTV student reporters cover the campus and surrounding community compiling their reports into a 30 minute live weekly newscast seen on campus, in campus housing, and on local channel 19. Students execute all functions of a "real" newsroom and rotate through studio positions to produce the live weekly newscast.
Mustang News is Cal Poly’s award-winning newspaper that provides students the opportunity to cover and publish in-depth news, arts and sports stories. Mustang News is an entirely student-run biweekly newspaper published by students in the Journalism Department. Mustang News averages about 70 issues per year, not including special editions for annual events such as the Week of Welcome, homecoming, and open house.
MNPR - Central Coast PRspectives is Cal Poly's on-campus, student-run public relations firm. Managed and run entirely by PR students under the leadership of faculty advisors, CCPR gives students hands-on leadership and management experience with community and university clients. Over the course of the quarter, students work on teams to craft and implement comprehensive public relations campaigns for their clients. Professionalism, creativity, innovation and diligence are stressed in this unparalleled learning environment.
Central Coast PRspectives
KCPR is Cal Poly's FCC-licensed radio station broadcasting 24/7 at 91.3 FM in San Luis Obispo County and streaming on KCPR.org. Students from all majors participate on air and in numerous activities such as marketing, writing and designing the website, event planning and fundraising, which are critical to the station's success. Students enrolled in JOUR 333, Broadcast News, produce five-minute live newscasts with a full news, weather and sports report that air Monday through Friday. The station connects students, the campus community and the larger San Luis Obispo area with up-and-coming artists and trending news. KCPR champions the idea that "different matters" and promotes creative minds at its core.