Why Robertson?

You found us. That's the first step. Here's why you can stop searching for mass communication schools.

We make excellent storytellers and confident communicators. We turn ambition into action and elevate dreamers into media professionals who go on to have amazing careers. That's not just 10-cent marketing copy. Go check the LinkedIn profiles of some of our graduates — they're impressive.

When you're done exploring your options for mass communications programs, we know you'll come back to us. We're big enough to get you where you want to go, and small enough to know your name. We're different. Different is good.

Ready to start your career in the media industry? Let us show you how.

Check out the academic options offered by the Robertson School.


VCU InSight students take the lead on every aspect of the program’s regular newscasts. (Thomas Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

April 25, 2024

Capital News Service and VCU InSight, two powerful proving grounds for journalism students, reach notable milestones

The long-running programs not only prepare students for careers in journalism but also serve as vital sources of local and regional news for audiences throughout Virginia.

Jeanine Guidry, Ph.D., is an affiliate faculty member in the School of Population Health and the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU. (File photo)

April 22, 2024

Professor honored for paper on willingness to get the COVID vaccine

Jeanine Guidry, an affiliate faculty member, says improving our understanding of why people may or may not vaccinate remains ‘of great importance.’

Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. is the first VCU alum and Sierra Leonean to be named a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. (Contributed photo)

April 19, 2024

VCU grad receives Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for 2024

Mass communications graduate Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. is the first VCU alum and Sierra Leonean to receive the honor.

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