Walt Potter, MA ’81

Walt Potter, MA '81

Walt Potter, MA ’81, was recently named as one of five Vanderbilt alumni inducted into the school’s Student Media Hall of Fame. Potter, a third-generation newspaper journalist, received his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt in 1972 prior to pursuing his graduate degree at Mizzou. He worked at the Star-Exponent and the Virginian Pilot and in 2014 committed $1 million to MU’s Walter B. Potter Fund for Innovation in Local Journalism.

Updated: August 23, 2017