About Us

The Indiana State Sports Network provides live video coverage of intercollegiate athletics at ISU. Programs are provided to ESPN3 under an agreement with the Missouri Valley Conference. Students work in all capacities, including camera operator, announcer, graphics and replay operators, audio engineer and technical director. The network debuted in 2015 with coverage of women’s volleyball in the ISU Arena. Students now provide ESPN3 with live coverage of  soccer, volleyball, football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball and softball.

Contact: Eric Mangum

Sports Video Manager

Chestnut Building 306


Get a behind the scenes look of what the Students of Indiana State University do for ISSN and ESPN3.

For many involved with Indiana State University's student media, signing a 9 year contract with ESPN is a pretty big deal.

"It gives students real life opportunity. Real life experience to where they're building legitimate real resume reels and they'll go out into the world with real professional experience," Chris Jones, Video Sports Manager said.

As March Madness kicks into high gear, some Sycamores will be watching the coverage from a pro’s perspective. A new arrangement with ESPN offers State students the opportunity to learn what it’s like to be behind and in front of the camera for big games.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – ESPN is giving college students an experience of a lifetime. This week students at Indiana State University have been hard at work, producing and airing their own sports broadcast on ESPN3. It’s part of a 10-year deal between ESPN and ISU.