Institute Happenings

Cox Innovation Fellowship Featured Largest Summer Group
Seven students from the Journalism Department at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will gain experiential learning experience during Summer 2019 through Cox Innovation Fellowships. See more >

Morris Chair Establishes Morris Media Fellows Program in 2019
Five Grady journalism students have the distinction of serving as the inaugural group of Morris Media Fellows, an experiential learning program established by the William S. Morris Chair in News Strategy and Management. See more >

Cox Institute’s Norsworthy Recognized for Academics and Work Performance
The University of Georgia has recognized this year’s Cox Institute undergraduate student worker for her academic excellence and her outstanding job performance. See more >

Journalism Students Participate in Collegiate Leadership Competition
Seven journalism students participated in the Collegiate Leadership Competition (CLC) held at the University of Delaware April 13. See more >

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 Mobile News Lab

Student participants receive instruction in the latest techniques of mobile news gathering and digital storytelling and apply their learning through projects arranged with media partners.

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Management Seminar for College News Editors

Each summer more than 50 top college editors sharpen their leadership and management skills at the MSCNE where they learn from leading editors, publishers and educators.

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Cox Institute’s Levin Leaders Program

The Cox Institute offers top Grady journalism students the opportunity to study leadership development principles during each Spring semester.

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The Cox Institute Mission

The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership prepares students and professionals for leadership and entrepreneurial roles in the evolving news media. As digital technologies continue to transform the structures, practices and operations of journalistic enterprises, the Cox Institute is at the forefront of addressing strategic challenges faced by contemporary news organizations. As part of the Grady College, the Cox Institute sponsors a variety of training programs and applied research projects. The Cox Institute was established in 1990 by the late Conrad Fink, a legendary journalism professor in the Grady College, as the Cox Institute for Newspaper Management Studies. Its current name was adopted in 2014 to reflect an enhanced mission. The Institute honors the late James M. Cox Jr., who headed Cox Enterprises and Cox Broadcasting Corporation from 1957 until 1974. It is funded by the Jim Cox Jr. Foundation. Learn more about the name change on the Grady College website.

Betty Gage Holland Award

The Betty Gage Holland Award annually recognizes excellence in college journalism and honors the late Betty Gage Holland.
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