Institute Happenings

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 >

Morris Doctoral Fellowship Seeking Applicants
The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for its new Morris Doctoral Fellowship, which is sponsored by the William S. Morris Chair in News Strategy and Management. This program is seeking a scholar interested in pursuing research related to news industry strategy, management and leadership at the Ph.D. level. Successful applicants will receive tuition waivers and an assistantship totaling $25,000 each year. Applicants must apply for admission to the University of Georgia’s Ph.D. program and express specific interest in this fellowship in their application materials. For information on applications, please see here. The application deadline for the Ph.D. program is January 1. Keith Herndon, director of the Cox Institute, holds the Morris Chair and will coordinate the program along with Grady’s graduate office.

Grady Students Complete 2018 Cox-SABEW Fellowships
Four Grady College students were recognized in New York City during the fall conference of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) through a fellowship organized by the college’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See more >

Students Complete the 2018 Grady Mobile News Lab
A group of 19 journalism students completed the Grady College’s Fall 2018 Mobile News Lab with a projects showcase held Monday, Oct. 22. The Mobile News Lab students experimented with a variety of mobile newsgathering tools and techniques and produced a multi-media story package optimized for mobile platforms. 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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