As Ball State Sports Link continues to strengthen itself as a national leader in sports media and production, our students get the unique opportunity to visit with the nation's best sports media professionals.

The following list is a sampling of the many respected sports media professionals who have assisted with our students:

  • Brenda Frese (Maryland Women's Basketball Coach)
  • Andy Katz (ESPN)
  • Jason Whitlock (Kansas City Star, FOX Sports)
  • Chris Denari (Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever)
  • Vince Welch (ESPN, ABC)
  • Jay Walker (ESPN, BET, NFL Network)
  • Major Howe (ESPN Producer)
  • Jeremiah Johnson (FOX 59 Indianapolis)
  • Tommy Schoegler (Indiana's NewsCenter Sports) 
  • Todd Merickel (WMDH Radio)
  • Paul Jones (FOX 17 Nashville)
  • Tim Frank (NBA Vice President of Basketball Communications)
  • John Servizzi (Web Stream Productions)
  • Nate Flannery (Web Stream Productions)
  • Bill Bryant (Ball State Sports Network)
  • Robert Abbott (ESPN Senior Producer)
  • Sean McManus (CBS Sports President)
  • Seth Davis (CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated)
  • Michael Adamson (Turner Sports Vice President)
  • David Worlock (NCAA)
  • Jay Bilas (ESPN)
  • Linda Cohn (ESPN)
  • John Anderson (ESPN)
  • Clark Kellogg (CBS)
  • Mark Champion (NBA's Detroit Pistons)
  • Ross Molloy (CBS Sports Vice President of Production)

Donors To Ball State Sports Link in 2010-11:
The following is a list of corporate and private donors who have financially supported the students of Ball State Sports Link in 2010-11.  To make a tax deductible gift to the program, please contact Chris Taylor.

  • Michael Adamson
  • Andy & Carole Boylan
  • Kenny & Lisa Cook
  • Mike Stevens
  • Chris Ulm
  • Jim Skillman
  • Todd Merickel
  • Kelly Robbins
  • Chris Taylor
  • First Merchants Bank
  • Papa John's Pizz
  • Muncie Nissan
  • Sports Clips
  • WMDH Radio
  • WIPB TV
  • Turner Sports
  • Ball State Athletics
  • Ball State Alumni Association
  • Fox College Sports
  • Comcast Indiana