Alumni

NOTEWORTHY ALUMNI


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Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host, President, Harpo Productions, Chicago, IL
Moses Gunn (deceased) Hollywood actor, “Shaft” “Ragtime” and more.
Don Whitehead, first African-American radio news announcer (WLAC-AM Nashville)
Neysa Taylor, assignment manager, WTVF-TV
Getahn Ward, business writer, Tennessean
Teshima L. Walker Izrael, Senior Producer, National Public Radio (Mass Communication)
Alex Stadaker, Music Producer (Mass Communication)
Dr. Greg Carr, Chair of Afro-American Studies, Howard University, Radio/TV Commentator (Speech Comm., & Theatre)
Mr. Jeff O. Carr, The Amun Ra Theatre company, Nashville, TN
Eugenia Sweeney, Collards and Cavier Theatre Company, Nashville, TN
Mark D. Jackson, Television and Film Producer (Mass Communication)
Georgette "GiGi" Peek-Dixon, Sr. VP and Dir. of Community Outreach, Wells-Fargo (Speech Comm., & Theatre)
Michael Johnson, Television Producer (Mass Communication)
Kim L. Hooper, Writer, Indianapolis Star (and Former editor of The Meter), (Mass Communication)
Leatrice Ellzy, Not a Comm Graduate, but TSU Alum and Director of Programming for the Nat'l Black Arts Festival in Atlanta Yolanda Y. Cato(Byars) Resident Director, Fisk University
Dana J. Abercrombie
, actress, Atlanta, GA
Shawn Long, Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at UNC-Charlotte
Rod Hood, TSU Head Football coach
Osa' P.  Amienyi, PhD., Professor and Chair Department of Radio-TV Arkansas State University
Dick Griffey     S.O.L.A.R. Records
Billy Taylor, works for WKRN and ComCast in production
Meridith Miller Soap Opera Weekly, Guiding Light Editor/Pixie Senior Editor
Kamaria Mack WKRN-TV Nashville, TN Advertising Account Executive
Ashley Northington Shreveport Times/USA Today Education Reporter 
Evita Timmons Metro Copy Editor, L.A. Times
Lee Summers--performed in the original Broadway cast of DreamGirls
Barry Scott--Numerous theatre and voice roles, Each of the three "Ernest Goes to..." Films
Barry Bruce (deceased) --performed in the original Broadway cast of DreamGirls
LaParee Warren Young, actor (NBC’s Field of Vision) The Coach
Tamiko Robinson, film roles:Who Loves Judas & Time and Chance, tv spots: Captain D's, Revlon
Dwight Lewis, editorial page editor, The Tennessean, Nashville, TN
Nivia Davis, 2nd Assistant Director, Disney Channel
Oretha Carver, account executive with WSM-95.5 radio.
Demeshia Smith, promotions at Mix 92.9 in Nashville.
Washington Dobbins (WSM, WLAC) and theatre background and teaches at Tennessee State Univ.
Joshua Scales, 92Q in Nashville in Promotions and serves as Director of Interns.
Brianna Pryor, camera, engineering, graphics; KCTV5 Kansas City, MO
Brian Frazier, master control operator, WNIT-TV South Bend, IN
Derrell Ester, account executive, WTWO-TV, Terre Haute, IN
Faheem Dore, Power 99 radio, Philadelphia, PA
Kyle Wright, Promotions Director, Rochester, NY
Rico Malique (Tony Hawkins) Videographer, Genius World, Atlanta, GA
Tatiana Taylor, Radio Sales, Memphis
Alan Beard, Film Writer, Los Angeles, CA, To Each His Own Films, Inc. (Chairman/CEO)
Shanell Boyd Comcast: On Demand
Elizabeth Trice, Willam Morris Agency (Entertainment and Talent) NYC
Anthony Rhone, TV Producer/Videographer, Atlanta, GA
Emil Moss, Writer/Producer/Director, New York, NY Soulsploitation Creative Networks
KMarie Walters, Visual Effects Coordinating Producer-
Shannon Jones, Special Projects Department, Black Entertainment Television
LaVonte Young, Sports Writer, Talladega Daily Home
Ashley Washington, chyron operator, WMC-TV Memphis, TN
Sebastian Dortch, HR Director, St. Petersburg
Tamala Savage, Talk show Host, Anchor, Producer at Citadel, Birmingham, Alabama
Kobie Randolph, DJ, 92Q Nashville, TN
Alona Stafford, TS Productions, employed by BMI.
Yolonda Beech produces the Let’s Talk show, and is an on-air talent for WQQK – 92Q Nashville, TN
Cara Anthony, reporter, The Virginian-Pilot
Rita Kotey, anchor, KXII in Texoma, TX
Sherman Murdock, executive producer of WGCI Chicago’s top morning show
Tanesha Jackson, producer, WVEE-FM (V-103),
Lloyd Azubuike, video promotions Cumulus Media - Nashville, TN
Jeff Thurn, Sports Announcer, WNRS-560 Nashville, TN
Wes Hall, Announcer, Hot 92.3 Los Angeles, CA
Tina Tyus-Shaw, television news anchor, Savannah, Georgia
Valerie Felder, Promotions, Majic 102.1/KMJQ-FM, Houston, TX
Keith Richardson, Promotions Director, Mix 92.9 Nashville, TN
Ginny Ellsworth, Integrated Media Manager at Journal Communications, Nashville, TN.
Laken Mangrum, Promotions 102.5 FM The Game, Nashville, TN
Mario Jackson, National Advertising Sales Assistant for Scripps Networks. He is based in Atlanta.

 

 






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