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university of arkansas, sue walk burnette journalism and student media center
fayetteville, arkansas

Project Team

Architect
mahg Architecture
Dake|Wells Architecture

When completed in 2018, this addition to Kimpel Hall on the University of Arkansas Fayetteville Campus will be the new home to the School of Journalism. The central component of the project is the relocated studio for UATV, the University’s student-run television station that broadcasts live every evening, and also serves as a teaching venue for students to learn media production in a professional-level facility.

An efficient studio layout, carefully considered acoustic treatments, and a lighting grid that mimics those in professional studios will allow UATV to expand its capabilities for live broadcasts, recorded programs, and music performances. The isolation detailing around the studio is designed to maintain and support low background noise levels so critical to recording.