VSC Alum Profile: Mikil Taylor, ’11

Mikil Taylor credits his time at WRVU as a major contributor to the career that has led him to his current role as Head of Finance and Data for a healthcare startup. “WRVU helped me truly understand the demands of leadership, and in a way that I wouldn’t have gotten to see professionally until I […]

VSC Hall of Famer publishes new LeBron James book

VSC Hall of Famer Bill Livingston, ’70, covered LeBron James since the basketball star was a high school sophomore. Bill, a sports columnist at the Cleveland Plain Dealer for 34 years, has a new book coming Aug. 6, “The Promise of Lebron James: The Rise, Fall from Grace, and Redemption of Ohio’s Own.” From the publisher, Kent […]

VSC Alumni Profile: Frye Gaillard, ’68

Frye Gaillard has published more than 30 books, been inducted into the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame, and served as Writer in Residence at the University of South Alabama, Queens University of Charlotte, and the Honors College at Historically Black Johnson C. Smith University. As a History major at Vanderbilt University during the turbulent 60s, […]

VSC Student Spotlight: Meet Samuel Boison

Samuel Boison

Samuel Boison, a senior majoring in Cognitive Studies and Medicine, Health, and Society from Frederick, Maryland, is the events director and former station manager for VandyRadio at Vanderbilt Student Communications. Inside VSC: “I really do have an affinity for the radio station because of the duality it has to let you be a candid personality […]

VSC Alumni Profile: Cierra Lockett, ’14

Cierra Lockett recently shared her journey from VSC to her current roles as a writer, adjunct professor of screenwriting, and assistant in original programming at a TV network. Cierra, who majored in Communication Studies and Psychology, worked at Vanderbilt Television as a host for Reel to Reel and The Vanderbilt Hustler as a Lifestyle Columnist. […]

VSC Alumni Spotlight: Alex Heard, ’80

Alex Heard

Student Media Hall of Famer Alex Heard served as arts editor at The Vanderbilt Hustler and editor of Versus, and today he’s the editor in chief of Outside magazine. Be sure to read an important story published by Outside earlier this year: “How Did This Climber Get Away with So Much for So Long?” by […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2028!

Congratulations to the Class of 2028 and welcome to Vanderbilt! Vanderbilt Student Communications is home to student-led media organizations including the official student newspaper The Vanderbilt Hustler, two radio stations, Vanderbilt Recording Studio, and several other groups. No experience, no problem! At VSC, we’re all about helping students acquire new skills and discover experiential learning […]

Congratulations to the 2023-24 VSC Award Winners

🏆 We love to celebrate our amazing students! ✨   Congratulations to the 2023-24 VSC award winners who were recognized at our Year-End Celebration and Awards Ceremony. Fun fact: All awards include a cash prize! To learn more about VSC’s awards, visit https://vandymedia.org/award-info/.   And the winners are …   🏆 The Charles Forrest Alexander […]

Farewell to VSC Adviser Jim Hayes

After two decades of dedicated service, VSC Adviser Jim Hayes will be moving on from Vanderbilt. He and his family are relocating to Indiana to be closer to their extended family, which is a wonderful opportunity for them. Jim has been an integral part of our team, particularly in his role advising students in television […]

VSC Alumni Spotlight: Meet Scott Head, ’15

Scott Head, ’15, recently spoke with first-year student producers who work in our MyCommons.Life publication. During the video conference, Scott talked about his career path, advice for college media producers, and whatever the students asked him. Scott now works as a television producer based in Los Angeles, where he said, “I produce guest segments, interviews, […]