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.


March 21, 2023

Three VCU students, one alum selected for prestigious language scholarship

Critical Language Scholarship and CLS Spark Program honorees will study languages with the goal of helping improve U.S. diplomatic relationships.

More than two dozen students are participating in VCU's Capital News Service program this semester through a collaboration between the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture's Capital News Service and Copy Editing classes. The students copy edit and write articles published through more than 100 news outlets that subscribe to the CNS wire. (Photo courtesy Veronica Garabelli)

March 17, 2023

This just in: VCU’s copy editing class is editing Capital News Service articles

Students in VCU’s Capital News Service provide high-quality journalism to media outlets across the state.

Arrick Wilson, a sophomore journalism major, serves as sports editor of the Commonwealth Times and started a magazine called The Black Creative. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

March 13, 2023

Meet-a-Ram: Arrick Wilson, CT sports editor and founder of The Black Creative

Wearing many hats, this journalism major’s creative spirit and desire to show meaningful representation always shines through.

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