CisternYard.com is the flagship product of CisternYard Media, the student media office of the College of Charleston. We combine the best content from CisternYard News, CisternYard Radio and CisternYard Video in one multimedia-friendly place to give you credible, engaging and up to date content.
CisternYard Media is comprised of four student media organizations and two supporting departments. Each group offers unique ways for students to become involved, meet people from diverse backgrounds and gain practical training in various media. CisternYard Media is governed by an Advisory Board.
CisternYard News publishes new content on our website on a daily basis. Additionally, News produces two issues of our feature magazine The Yard per semester. CisternYard News is dedicated to engaging students with accurate, reliable news and entertainment. We provide the most up to date content for our campus and city community in news, features, sports, opinions, blogs and satire. By students, for students.
CisternYard Radio is the College of Charleston’s internet radio station and the City of Charleston’s first college radio station. This station is also the area’s only music service dedicated to showcasing independent, new artists with an emphasis on local talent. CisternYard Radio also provides opportunities for weekly shows ranging from news and sports to entertainment. Listen to the 24/7 broadcast, and on-demand interviews, online at CisternYard.com.
CisternYard Video is the College’s official, on-campus video production team whose work can be seen on they YouTube channel. CYV covers news, sports, entertainment and a variety of activities across the College of Charleston community.
Miscellany is the College’s student-produced literary and art journal. Students are invited to submit original artwork, poetry, photography and prose for to be considered for inclusion in the publication. A student committee consisting of individuals selected by the editor-in-chief will meet during the beginning of each spring semester to select works for publication in Miscellany. The finished product is distributed to the campus community in April.
The advertising department is responsible for the advertising sales efforts of the network and work most specifically with The Yard magazine and cisternyard.com, the flagship website of CisternYard Media.
The public relations department is responsible for the supervision of the public relations and marketing efforts of CisternYard Media. This office also coordinates all network-wide events, as well as assisting with events for each organization.