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The Orange Media Network Impact


Orange Media Network strives to lead the college media field by elevating diverse student voices through innovative and accessible hands-on media and leadership experiences that challenge views, build grit and engage the community.

Orange Media Network Publications & Mediums

Baro news logo

Daily Barometer, Newspaper

Beaver's Digest logo

Beaver's Digest, Student Lifestyle Magazine

Prism journal logo

Prism, Literary & Art Journal

DAMchic magazine logo

DAMChic, Fashion Magazine

KBVR 88.7 FM logo

KBVR 88.7FM, Want to broadcast a Public Service Announcement on KBVR FM? Fill out our PSA form.

KBVR-TV logo

KBVR-TV, Comcast Ch. 26 and streaming online

About OMN

Student Media is one of the longest standing extracurricular activities at Oregon State University. Starting out as a newspaper in 1896, student media has grown to include a 24/7 TV station (KBVR-TV ch. 26), 24/7 radio station (KBVR-FM 88.7) and three magazines (Prism, Beavers Digest, DAMchic). More than 450 students from all majors participate with OMN each year.

Founded in 1896, The Barometer newspaper continues to connect and inform students and faculty. With a weekly circulation of 12,000, the newspaper is available on campus, in the community, and through distribution in the Gazette-Times. In 2017, The College Media Association named The Barometer the Best Newspaper in nation at the annual Apple Awards.

KBVR-FM is an FCC-licensed non-commercial radio station that broadcasts locally on 88.7 FM and streams live at KBVR-FM is home to more than 140 volunteer student DJs, who select the music they want to play or the topics they want to talk about each hour. The station also produces podcasts and public service announcements.

KBVR-TV is home to multiple live TV shows, produced and staffed entirely by students. Shows can be seen 24/7 locally on Comcast channel 26 and streaming at Shows, clips, and other videos are also available on YouTube.

Beaver's Digest is the quarterly student lifestyle magazine, focusing on food, style, and fun. Issues are distributed across campus, and online content can be found at

Prism is the quarterly literary and arts journal, featuring content created and submitted by student artists across campus, including poems, paintings, short stories, sculptures, essays, and photography. Prism also hosts an artist showcase each year.

DAMchic is a quarterly fashion magazine and is distributed across campus. The staff has also partnered with other campus organizations on fashion shows throughout the year.

Orange Media Network also provides opportunities to students in various other teams, including advertising, marketing, creative design and video, engineering, and distribution.

Students practice skills in writing, reporting, editing, photography, promotion, media law, graphic design, video and audio production, as well as time management, budget preparation, personnel leadership, accountability, ethics, diversity and dealing with controversy. The media outlets are considered a co-curricular support to courses in a number of majors across the University, including but not limited to Art, New Media Communications, English, Business, Computer Science, Music, Political Science, Speech Communication and Liberal Studies.


Reception Desk


Anahelena Goodman-Flood


Duncan Hunter


Jared Bierbrauer


Erin Dose


Beaver's Digest
Adair Passey


Andrea Mitev


OMN Web & Mobile
Marcus Trinidad


Orange Media Network Advisory Board

The Orange Media Network Advisory Board was established in 1982. The board is primarily responsible for hiring editors and student managers, reviewing and recommending budgets and addressing formal complaints.

The Orange Media Network Advisory Board bylaws can be found here 


Candace Baltz

Position: Director of Orange Media Network

Office: 490 Student Experience Center


Phone: 541-737-4615



Velyn Scarborough

Position: Assistant Director

Office: 486 Student Experience Center


Phone: 541-737-6379



Steven Sandberg

Position: Broadcast Coordinator

Office: 440 Student Experience Center


Phone: 541-737-3383




Markie Belcher

Position: Administrative Program Specialist

Office: 444 Student Experience Center


Phone: 541-737-6375




Jack Kemp

Position: Media Engineer

Office: 426 Student Experience Center


Phone: 541-737-6322