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.


A look behind the camera during an interview with Huda Kadhim, one of the subjects of the Media Production class documentary “Growing Through the Motions.” Isaac Martin (right) conducts the interview. (Photo by Nikkita Taylor)

Nov. 30, 2023

VCU media entrepreneurship students reflect the class mission: They form a production company and film a documentary

In the Robertson School, they join forces under instructor Robert Milazzo, and their look at college life will screen on Dec. 6.

In 2023, students and alumni were named recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Critical Language Scholarship, the Goldwater Scholarship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the Gilman Scholarship and the Public Policy and International Affairs Program Junior Summer Institute. (File photo)

Nov. 29, 2023

Year-end review: A look at the VCU students and alums who earned prestigious domestic and international scholarships in 2023 through the National Scholarship Office

The recipients represent the university’s academic excellence and stand out for their accomplishments and potential in highly competitive international and domestic applicant pools.

Capital News Service reporter Kaina Lee interviews voters at a Henrico County polling place on Nov. 7. (Contributed photo).

Nov. 9, 2023

How the ‘Newsroom at VCU’ covered Election Day in Virginia

In the field and with General Assembly control at stake, student journalists serve audiences statewide on digital and broadcast platforms.

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