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Cox Institute student publishes exclusive article with the AJC
Will Robinson, a senior journalism major at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, published an exclusive article for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He wrote this story as part of a directed study with the James M. Cox. Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See More >

Cox Institute releases promotional video
The Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership released a new, 3-minute video to explain the background and goals of the Institute. The video premiered during the dedication ceremony for the Cox Institute’s new offices and journalism innovation lab. See More >

Grady students recognized as 2016 Cox-SABEW Fellows
Five Grady students took on New York City for the fall conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers through a fellowship organized and sponsored by Grady’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See More >

Cox Institute celebrates dedication of office and journalism innovation lab
Grady College faculty, students, friends and industry partners gathered Thursday, September 29, 2016, to dedicate the office and journalism innovation lab of the The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. Located inside Studio 100 on the first floor of the journalism building, the office and innovation lab provide a space for the growing list of programs and activities the Cox Institute hosts throughout the year. See More >

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 Mobile News Lab

A mobile news lab project launched in Fall 2014. Student participants receive instruction in the latest techniques of mobile news gathering and digitalstorytelling and apply their learning through projects arranged with media partners including CNN, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and others.

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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 Poynter Leaders Program

The Cox Institute and the Poynter Institute’s News University have partnered to offer top Grady journalism students the opportunity to earn a Media Leadership Certificate during the 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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