Ex Corde Media Fellows Program | Benedictine College

The Ex Corde Media Fellows

The Ex Corde Center for Catholic Media creates media content to promote positive messages of faith, hope, and love while providing students with the tools, experiences, and contacts they need to enter the 21st century media world as effective communicators.

Program Highlights

  • Studio Day: The Center’s Studio Days will give students hands-on experience with video production.
  • Educational trips: The Center will host educational trips to local television and video production studios.
  • Center Activities: Including workshops, speakers, and fellowship, to help students use 21st century tools to promote truth, beauty, and goodness in effective, far-reaching ways.
  • Internships: Fellows will help students find internships with video production companies and create connections with media professionals.

Program Benefits

  • Media: The center will help create podcasts, host the school’s content marketing, and produce videos, all of which will promote the Catholic faith and support the College’s mission.
  • Networking: The center offers exclusive networking opportunities through mentors, internships, connections, and experience.

Join the Fellows

Eligibility Requirements

The Ex Corde Media Fellows invite the following groups of admitted students to apply:

  1. STANDARD: Students who demonstrate a minimum high school GPA of a 3.5 and minimum 27 ACT, 1260 SAT, or 87 CLT.
  2. TEST-OPTIONAL: Test-optional applicants who submit a high school transcript showing a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  3. SLIDING SCALE: Students whose individual combination of GPA and test score merits eligibility consideration based on a sliding scale.
  4. Students who do not meet the academic requirements may be considered for acceptance on the strength of their application essays.


Submit online application and required essay by December 15 for acceptance the following fall.

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Nathan Pickman
Director of the Center for Catholic Media