Institute Happenings

Grady Recognized the Inaugural Class of Levin Leaders and Awarded Key Departmental Scholarships at the Cox Institute’s Spring Leadership Dinner
The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership at the Grady College recognized its inaugural class of Levin Leaders Monday, presenting the 15 aspiring media leaders with the Cox Institute’s Leadership Medal. The Cox Institute’s Industry Fellow award and five departmental scholarships representing outstanding achievement were also presented. See more >

NEWSCRAFT 19: A Workshop on Reporting, Writing, Pitching and Selling News
Dozens of journalism students and industry professionals gathered in the Peyton Anderson Forum at the Grady College on Feb. 8 and 9 for two days of immersive training in the craft of journalism from three world class instructors: Nick Chiles, Jamie Lauren Keiles and Bob Sullivan.  See more >

Six Grady Students Held Cox Innovation Fellowships in Summer and Fall
Six students in the Journalism Department at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication held Innovation Fellowships with the Cox Institute during the 2018 Summer and Fall Terms. See more >

Glennon to serve as Cox Institute’s 2019 Industry Fellow
Amy Glennon, a former publisher with Cox Media Group, will serve as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2019 semester at the University of Georgia. 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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