MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Department of Broadcasting and Journalism has launched a new website to highlight alumni in on-air positions.

The site, located at, showcases “Breaking News with BC & J Alumni” who are working at radio and television stations locally and around the country.

“The Department of Broadcasting and Journalism is proud to highlight and celebrate some of our students working on-air in the media,” said William “Buzz” Hoon, interim dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. “We hope these vignettes will also raise the spirits of our current students, whose experiences were interrupted after spring break. For our students, past and present, we hope this page will continue to create a special connection and foster pride in their program.”

For more information about the WIU Department of Broadcasting and Journalism, visit


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