For Vanderbilt students, the divisions of Vanderbilt Student Communications, Inc. serve as laboratory, classroom, and professional experience in the absence of an academic journalism or broadcasting department. Hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and professional students are involved each year as regular staff members or contributors.
VSC media include:
Vanderbilt Student Communications, Inc.
2301 Vanderbilt Place
VU Station B 351669
Nashville, TN 37235-1669
Phone: (615) 322-6610
Fax: (615) 343-2756
WRVU is the University’s official student noncommercial, educational radio station. It broadcasts educational, informational, and entertainment programming to the campus and greater Middle Tennessee community.
The WRVU staff is comprised of approximately 10 students who make up the executive staff, including the Station Manager. Additionally, another 100 students, alumni, and University affiliates work as on-air program staff, technicians, and office assistants.
The WRVU studios, music libraries, and offices are located in the 182 suite in Sarratt Student Center. The station’s transmitter and antennae are located at the WSM tower at Nob Hill in Nashville. The WRVU inventory includes two fully-equipped broadcast studios (turntable, CD, mini-disk, cassette, live phone enabled), state-of-the-art digital editing equipment, an extensive music library, a listening room, and web and office computers.