News Central

News Central and Central View Live are half-hour student-produced nightly shows that air at 5 PM on weekdays in Isabella, Clare, and Gratiot. News Central is an affiliate of CNN and CBS News. Anchors and reporters cover campus, local, and regional news. Central View Live is a lifestyle and community happenings show. The hosts and reporters cover local events, campus culture, art, music, entertainment, and all things trending.

News Central logo, a local nightly news program run by students on the campus of Central Michigan University.

Any CMU student is welcome to audition for a position as an anchor for news, sports, weather or a host for Central View Live. Students may also audition for on-air reporter positions. Students taking BCA 524 (Producing Live Television) produce the shows, while other students serve as the production crew. News Central and Central View Live offer students an exciting and fast-paced experiential learning environment. Students get real-world experience and discover the importance of teamwork and accuracy in a fun and welcoming live studio environment.

Students working on news broadcast