Institute Happenings

Cox Institute Supports Grady Team at SEC Pitch Competition
Two Grady students and their start-up business were selected to represent the University of Georgia at the Southeastern Conference Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition. See More >

Grady Journalism Students Complete Fall Mobile News Lab
A group of 18 journalism students completed the Grady College’s Fall 2017 Mobile News Lab. The Mobile News Lab introduced participants to a variety of mobile media concepts and provided them the opportunity to engage in experiential learning projects in video, social media and virtual reality. See more >

Grady students recognized as 2017 Cox-SABEW Fellows
Six Grady College students were recognized in New York City during the fall conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) through a fellowship organized and sponsored by the college’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership.
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NPR’s Marilyn Geewax to be Industry Fellow at Grady’s Cox Institute
Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor at NPR, will serve as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management
and Leadership during the spring 2018 at the University of Georgia. See More >

Cox Institute Hosts Georgia Press Association J-School
The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management, and Leadership hosted the 2017 Georgia Press Association’s J-School training in partnership with the Georgia First Amendment Foundation Sept. 28-29. 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 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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