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Joe Fisher


Joe  Fisher


Director of News and Communications


Communications & Marketing

Email Address:


(931) 372-6328


RUC 368


Joe Fisher has more than four decades of broadcasting experience with Nashville media and college sports. With his extensive experience in covering local, regional and national news and events, Fisher’s distinctive voice and personality led him to become well-known to audience members around the state. 

Fisher oversees the news function of the university to external and internal audiences through media relations, video and radio work to promote the university and its strategic initiatives.

Formerly the Director of Broadcasting for Vanderbilt University Athletics, Fisher was named Tennessee Co-Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association in 2013. The Regional Emmy winner is also a 2018 inductee of the Metro Nashville Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame. 

Before joining Vanderbilt Athletics, he served as the weekend sports anchor and reporter for WKRN-TV and WSMV-TV in Nashville. 

Fisher’s public relations background includes experience as an account executive at Dye, Van Mol and Lawrence Public Relations in Nashville.

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