THE CHARLES FORREST ALEXANDER AWARD IN JOURNALISM
Given in memory of Charles F. Alexander, B.A., ‘50, to a student who has achieved distinction in student journalistic projects. The student journalist’s activities must be broad based and distinguished.
THE WRVU NASHVILLE AWARD FOR
DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE IN RADIO BROADCASTING
The WRVU Nashville Award for Dedication to Excellence in Radio Broadcasting is presented annually to an undergraduate Vanderbilt student who is a current WRVU DJ, a member of the executive staff, and one who has shown excellence beyond expectations for their position in their dedication to WRVU either in listenership, programming, music education of the public, engineering, or financial support. This award was created by Dr. James Noble, a 1997 A&S graduate and former WRVU general manager.
THE GEYER AWARD
For excellence in investigative and interpretive reporting in the campus publications or on radio station WRVU. Established in 1970 by Richard A. Geyer, Jr.
THE JIM LEESON PRIZE
The Jim Leeson Prize will be awarded annually to the student journalist at Vanderbilt University who best exemplifies the value of fairness and impartiality in reporting. Such reporting shows respect for all parties, especially on divisive and controversial issues, and a commitment to reporting facts as clearly, honestly, and thoroughly as possible.
THE STEPHEN A. CALDWELL LEADERSHIP AWARD
The Stephen A. Caldwell Award is presented annually to an outstanding student media division leader whose performance reflects Dean Caldwell's vision, integrity and commitment to excellence.
THE SKIP BAYLESS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SPORTS JOURNALISM
The Skip Bayless Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism presented annually to an outstanding Vanderbilt student who exhibits a tireless work ethic and relentless commitment to truth telling in
sports coverage, analysis or commentary. Awarded in honor of Skip Bayless, A&S ‘74
THE BAYLESS FELLOWSHIP FOR EXCEPTIONAL GRADUATING SENIORS
The Bayless Fellowship is awarded to graduating seniors who expect to pursue graduate study, internships, volunteer opportunities and/or careers in any media or communications field represented within Vanderbilt Student Communications. The Fellowship, made possible by a generous gift from Skip Bayless, A&S ’74, is designed to recognize and support exceptional students as they transition from Vanderbilt to essential roles in media.
vanderbilt student media awards
STUDENT MEDIA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
STUDENT MEDIA INNOVATOR
STUDENT MEDIA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS HONOR