Congratulations to Zhubin Parang, ’03, Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame member, for his recent Emmy win as supervising producer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. This marks Zhubin’s third Emmy win with the show.
Stacy Goldate majored in Human & Organizational Development, and on WRVU she ran a weekly newsmagazine program and served as a music DJ. Goldate also was a guest columnist for The Hustler.
When people ask Neil Vigor, politics reporter for The New York Times, where he went to journalism school, he says his “nearly four years as a writer and editor at The Vanderbilt Hustler amounted to my de facto J-school.”
Justin S. Smith graduated from Vanderbilt in 2003 with a major in communications studies and a minor in business administration, and this year marks his 20-year college reunion.
Meredith Berger’s enthusiasm for the art of storytelling and effective communication was apparent in her immersive work in student media at Vanderbilt. While majoring in American Studies and Spanish, Berger held various positions at The Hustler: reporter, assistant news editor, arts editor, managing editor, and editor-in-chief. She also served as a radio co-host on WRVU.
Imani Ellis majored in communications at Vanderbilt, and her involvement in student media demonstrated her early passion for creativity and culture. Ellis served as a fashion writer for The Vanderbilt Hustler and hosted “It’s Imani,” a show she produced at Vanderbilt Television.
An influential film and television editor, a politics reporter at The New York Times, an award-winning production executive, a leader in public service, and a trailblazing community-builder are the latest inductees in the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.