MEDIA ADVISORY: Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame induction ceremonyOct. 15, 2009, 11:50 AM
Five Vanderbilt University alumni who have distinguished themselves through a variety of careers – including public servant, journalist and humorist – and have made significant contributions as staff members of the university’s student media – will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 16, 2009.
Those selected for the inaugural class are: U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander; Skip Bayless, ESPN sports commentator; Roy Blount Jr., author, humorist and NPR game show panelist; Mary Elson, managing editor, Tribune media services; and Sam Feist, vice president of Washington-based programming for CNN.
The ceremony and reception to honor the inductees is by invitation only.
WHAT: Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame induction ceremony
WHERE: Sarratt Student Center’s Cinema and adjacent lobby
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Media contact: Ann Marie Deer Owens, 615-322-NEWS