2015 Activities

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Clark Completes Cox Institute’s Innovation Fellowship

Kinsey Lee Clark, a recent senior in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, completed her Fall 2015 work as the Innovation Fellow with the Cox Institute for Journalism, Management and Leadership. See More >

Keith Herndon named an Atlanta Mobility Star for 2015

Keith Herndon, a visiting professor of journalism at Grady College, was named one of five Atlanta Mobility Stars at a luncheon at Mobility LIVE! Oct. 29. Herndon was recognized for creating and leading Grady’s Mobile News Lab, which launched in Fall 2014 and has since trained 42 of Grady’s student journalists. See More >

Grady, in partnership with Terry College, hosts Entrepreneurial Journalism Symposium

Grady’s Cox Institute for Journalism, Innovation, Management and Leadership in partnership with the Terry College of Business Entrepreneurship Program hosted the Entrepreneurial Journalism Symposium on October 21 – 22, 2015.  See More >

Grady Students Complete Fall 2015 Mobile News Lab

A group of 13 journalism students interested in learning about mobile news production and presentation participated in the in the Grady College’s Fall 2015 Mobile News Lab. See More >

Grady Students Recognized as Fall 2015 Cox-SABEW Fellows

Four Grady students took on the Big Apple 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. This year’s conference was held at the City University of New York, October 8-9. See More >

Student reporter from the University of Memphis wins Holland Award for excellence in college journalism

For demonstrated commitment to investigative, in-depth reporting, Jonathan Capriel of The Daily Helmsman at the University of Memphis is the 2014-15 winner of the University of Georgia’s Betty Gage Holland Award for excellence in college journalism.  See More >

The Cox Institute Presents: Young Alumni in a Conversation on the Future of News

Three Grady graduates returned during Homecoming Week for the latest installment of the Cox Institute Presents lecture series. See More >

College editors convene at Grady for 20th annual MSCNE

Sixty college journalists from 26 states and the District of Columbia will learn leadership, management and content development skills at the 20th annual Management Seminar for College News Editors on July 26-31 at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. See More >

Herndon receives business journalism grant from Reynolds National Center

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has awarded Keith Herndon a visiting business journalism professorship at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. See More >

Grady students complete Maymester Mobile News Lab

The Grady College’s Mobile News Lab completed its Maymester 2015 session featuring student reporting on a variety of topics including a profile of a Jamaican restaurant, a tour through the State Botanical Gardens and a rousing burlesque show at the 40 Watt Club. See More >

University of Illinois Doctoral Student Collaborates with Cox Institute

Jun Ho Lee, a doctoral candidate in Business Administration at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was a recent visiting scholar with the Grady College’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See More >

Grady students complete Spring 2015 Mobile News Lab

A cohort of 16 journalism students completed the requirements of the Grady College’s Mobile News Lab during Spring 2015, which was the first time this special topics course was offered for credit. See More >

Watkins completes Cox Institute’s Innovation Fellowship

Eli Watkins, a senior in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, has completed his work as an Innovation Fellow with the Cox Institute for Journalism, Management and Leadership. See More >

Bloomberg’s Joanna Ossinger Visits Grady

An editor with Bloomberg News spoke with students at the Grady College April 10 about techniques and practices for individuals and news organizations to succeed in business journalism. See More>

Cox Institute sponsors three Grady students as “innovation reporters”

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) hosted its 2015 Georgia Technology Summit on Wednesday, March 25. See More >

Cox Institute Sponsors NNA Foundation Fellow

Lauren McDonald, a junior journalism major with a public affairs emphasis, has been named a National Newspaper Association Foundation Fellow for 2015. See More >

Banquet honors 2015 Cox Poynter Leaders

Grady students, faculty and guests gathered in the Special Collections Library on March 3 for a banquet and ceremony honoring this year’s group of Cox Poynter Leaders. See More >

Storyful’s David Clinch speaks to Grady about viral video in news

Clinch is the global news editor at Storyful, a budding news service agency. On Wednesday, February 18, University of Georgia students and faculty gathered in Grady College’s Studio One to hear him discuss Storyful’s role in the changing news marketplace. See More >

Jabian Consulting leads session for Cox Poynter Leaders

Four management consultants from Atlanta-based Jabian Consulting recently conducted a leadership workshop for top journalism students at the Grady College. See More >

Industry training program prepares journalism students for media leadership roles

The Grady College James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership has partnered with the Poynter Institute for a third year to offer a media leadership certificate that prepares top journalism students for leadership roles in a “digital first” era influenced by social media and an explosion in mobile platforms. See More >

Cox Leader, SABEW Fellow selected for the Pulliam Fellowship

Kathryn Roberts, a Grady College journalism major with a public affairs emphasis, has been selected to participate in the 2015 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship operated by Gannett Co. newspapers. Roberts, a senior from Johns Creek, Georgia, will work as a paid reporter at The Arizona Republic and will participate in reporter training organized through the fellowship. Selection into the 10-week program, which describes itself as “exciting and demanding,” is highly competitive. See More >