Senior announces worldwide cybercast

WILMORE, KY—On April 26-29, senior Taylor Vinson’s voice was heard by equestrian enthusiasts around the world. The media communications major was the play-by-play

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Taylor Vinson

announcer for NBC.com at the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. He earned the special opportunity through an Asbury College connection formed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy. See Herald-Leader reporter Janet Patton’s article about Vinson.

According to Jim Owens, professor of media communication, the Rolex event set records for NBC’s cybercasting. “Not only was it the largest online broadcast for them, but they overwhelmed the web servers and had to upgrade in the middle of the broadcast,” Owens said.

For more information about Vinson’s opportunity, visit http://www.asbury.edu/press/features/vinson07.