About Us

Pirate Media 1, ECU’s Student Media organization, engages students in real-life, hands-on practical training in a learning laboratory while providing news, information, entertainment and literary expression to the campus community. Located on campus in Mendenhall, its student-led divisions —newspaper, magazine, radio, design and visual arts and advertising and marketing — prepare staff members to compete and succeed in the global economy.

Pirate Media 1 provides students with experience in reporting, writing, editing, graphic design, production, management, photography, videography, radio programming, sales, marketing, social media and web production. It also prepares students for any career choice through the development of skills in areas such as communication, teamwork, time management, problem-solving and conflict resolution.

For more information, call 252-328-9238 or visit https://studentmedia.ecu.edu/.

Student Media provides students with hands on experience in:

  • budgeting and event planning
  • design and editing
  • management
  • photography
  • reporting and writing
  • sales and marketing
  • social media
  • web production
  • and more

Student Media also prepares students for advanced placement in any career choice through the development of skills in areas such as:

  • collaboration
  • communications
  • professionalism
  • setting priorities
  • time management