TSM is composed of several student-produced media properties: The Daily Texan newspaper; the humor magazine Texas Travesty; the Cactus yearbook; KVRX 91.7 FM; Texas Student Television (TSTV), and the alternative news site Burntx.com. We offer additional real-world, experiential opportunities with our advertising sales team, Texas Connect magazine and Bevo Video Productions. We are part of the Moody College of Communication, but all students can participate.
If you would like to get involved, please fill out our participation form.
The Daily Texan is the largest and most award-winning college publication in the nation, and our alumni have won 25 Pulitzer Prizes. You can pick up our print product at newstands around campus and visit us at thedailytexan.com. We publish 5 days a week and our papers are always free. The Daily Texan has tryouts for open positions once each semester. Learn more here.
KVRX aspires to play “none of the hits, all of the time.” The UT student-produced programming airs on the FM dial between 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. during the week and between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m. on weekends. We’re online 24/7 at kvrx.org. Any current UT-Austin student can become a DJ. Fill out this form if you are interested.
The Travesty, UT’s official humor publication, has been voted “Best Non-Chronicle Publication” by the Austin Chronicle seven times and nominated for Best Sound Mixing at the Academy Awards every year since the paper’s founding in 1997. Visit Texastravesty.com, and fill out this form if you’re interested in participating.
Texas Student Television, or TSTV, is the nation’s only student-run, FCC-licensed television station. We have been producing and distributing the best student-made video content on campus for more than 25 years, and we’re available on Dorm Channel 15 and Antenna Channel 29.1, or online at watchtstv.com. At the beginning of the semester we hold an open general meeting where any interested potential volunteers can meet our current staff. Express your interest here.
The Cactus has been known for excellence since 1894, and consistently wins honors in state, regional and national contests. Looking to work on the oldest UT publication? Fill out this form and be a part of history.
Burnt X an alternative news site and TSM’s newest entity. Burnt X is a digital-first news site that engages with people wherever they are, and publishes a print version within the pages of The Daily Texan. Visit us at burntx.com.
Texas Connect is UT’s staff and faculty magazine. We publish three times a year, sharing stories about the people who power our campus. In building this magazine, Texas Student Media partnered with The Office of the President to create a unique and valuable experiential learning opportunity. Texas Connect develops the next generation of media leaders by providing upper division students real-world writing, design and production experience. Texas Student Media’s professional staff members help them hone the skills that will help them succeed beyond the Forty Acres.
Physical copies of magazines are distributed throughout campus, and online versions of our stories can be found at news.utexas.edu/texas-connect.
TSM’s student sales force works with our professional staff to sell broadcast, digital and print advertisements to clients across the country who want to grow their businesses by expanding their reach to the UT community and greater Austin. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more or fill out our Student Account Executive application.
Launched in fall 2019, Bevo Video Productions is a production unit operated by a unique combination Texas Student Media and UT athletics staff.
Bevo Video Productions works with Texas Athletics to deliver original, in-event videoboard content at 100+ events each year. BVP is also available for hire by UT Austin entities wishing to produce quality video content for promotion, storytelling and more. Visit bevovideo.com for more information.