“The Fellows represent the iconic figures of Grady’s past, present and future. They stand as the embodiment of the college’s values and surround us with their achievements.”

– Dean Charles N. Davis

2008 Inaugural Class

Jimmy Alston (ABJ ’66)
Bill Anderson (ABJ ’59)
Neil Aronstam (ABJ ’65)
Dennis Berry (ABJ ’66)
Conway Broun (ABJ ’70)
Otis A. Brumby Jr.*
Tyus Butler* (ABJ ’35)
Don E. Carter (ABJ ’38)
Carolyn McKenzie Carter* (ABJ ’40)
Maxine Clark (ABJ ’71)
Frank Compton (ABJ ’68)
Carlton Curtis (ABJ ’72)
Carrol Dadisman (ABJ ’56)
Tom Dowden (ABJ ’62)
Miriam Drewry
Jenny Duffey (ABJ ’80)
Lee Duffey (ABJ ’80)
Bruce Finland (ABJ ’74)
Rex Granum (ABJ ’72)
Millard Grimes (ABJ ’51)
Bill Hartman (ABJ ’70)
Charles Hayslett (ABJ ’73)
Betty Hudson (ABJ ’71)
Charlayne Hunter-Gault (ABJ ’63)
John W. Jacobs Jr.*
Tom Johnson (ABJ ’63)
Brian Johnstone (ABJ ’68)
Chris Jones (ABJ ’73)
Warren Jones (ABJ ’41, MA ’42)
Tom S. Landrum (ABJ ’72, MA ’87)
Rebecca Leet (ABJ ’71)
Dan Magill* (ABJ ’42)
Mike McDougald
Eugene Methvin* (ABJ ’55)
Jim Minter (ABJ ’51)
Pat Mitchell (ABJ ’65, MA ’67)
Frazier Moore Jr. (ABJ ’74)
Powell A. Moore (ABJ ’59)
Aubrey Morris* (ABJ ’45)
William S. Morris, III (ABJ ’56)
W. H. “Dink” NeSmith Jr. (ABJ ’70)
Deborah Norville (ABJ ’79)
Eugene Patterson (ABJ ’43)
Donald A. Perry* (ABJ ’74)
Gloria Ricks Taylor (ABJ ’66)
Taylor Richard Riley (ABJ ’67)
Deborah Roberts (ABJ ’82)
Don Rountree (ABJ ’63)
Neva Rountree (ABJ ’64, MA ’79)
Tom Russell (ABJ ’63)

Swann Seiler (ABJ ’78)
Bill Shipp
A. Mark Smith (ABJ ’66)
Jay Smith
Loran Smith (ABJ ’62)
Lessie Smithgall (ABJ ’33)
Paul Stone (ABJ ’71)
Carolyn Caudell Tieger (ABJ ’69)
Claude Williams Jr. (ABJ ’47)
Robert M. Williams Jr.
Jim Wooten (ABJ ’68)
Dick Yarbrough (ABJ ’59)
Neely Young (ABJ ’66)

UGA VII*

2009 Class

Furman Bisher*
Claude Felton (ABJ ’70, MA ’71)
Brenda Hampton (ABJ ’73)
Ray Jenkins (ABJ ’51)
Gordon Smith (ABJ ’75)
Ruth Estes Trager (ABJ ’47)

2010 Class

Carolyn Abney
Randall Abney
Phil Gailey (ABJ ’66)
Steve Koonin
Edwin Pope (ABJ ’48)
Bo Spalding (ABJ ’78)
James H. Tate, Jr.* (ABJ ’42)

2011 Class

David Adelman (ABJ ’86)
Ed Bastian
Conrad Fink*
Julie Moran (ABJ ’84)
Arnold Punaro (MA ’76)
Bill Simpson (ABJ ’50)
Julie Winskie (ABJ ’84)

2012 Class

Glen Finland (ABJ ’74)
Henry Grady III
Jeff Jowdy (ABJ ’83)
Tim Mapes (ABJ ’86)
Greg McGarity (ABJ ’76)
Horace Newcomb

2013 Class

Cathy Cox (ABJ ’80)
Ronald Lane (ABJ ’63, MA ’65)
Melissa Libby (ABJ ’85)
Steve Oney (ABJ ’79)
Jennifer Sloan (ABJ ’86)
Glenn Vaughn  (M ’53)

Centennial Class

Deborah Blum (ABJ ’76)
Harry Chapman (ABJ ’67)
Jody Danneman (ABJ ’88)
Chris Dixon (BAJ ’89, MMC ’92)
Gretchen Erwin (ABJ ’77)
Amy Glennon (ABJ ’90)
Earl Leonard (ABJ ’58)
Condace Pressley (ABJ ’86)
Remer Tyson (ABJ ’56)
Philip Lee Williams (ABJ ’72)
Scott Williamson (MMC ’92)

2016 Class

Tony Barnhart (M ’76)
Eddie Garrett (BSA ’06, MBA ’08)
Jeff Gregor
Rep. Jan Jones (ABJ ’80)
Monica Pearson (MA ’14)
Brad MacAfee
Hala Moddelmog (MA ’81)

Sanford Circle*

Jack Avrett (ABJ ’50)
Joe Belew (ABJ ’72)
Walter “Harley” Bowers (ABJ ’42)
Charles Giddens (ABJ ‘67)
Betty Gage Holland
Claude McBride (ABJ ’55)
Worth McDougald
Jesse Outlar (ABJ ’43)
Lamar Trotti (ABJ ’21)
Robert VanLandingham (ABJ ’42)
Billy Watson (ABJ ’60)

* deceased Fellows

Grady College announces new class of Fellows
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will induct eight new members into the Grady Fellowship May 6, 2016. Established in 2008, the Grady Fellowship honors friends of the college whose accomplishments, friendship and service to the industries they serve have made a positive impact on Grady College. This year’s list […]
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Grady College announces centennial class of fellows
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the selection of 11 professionals into the Grady Fellowship class of 2015, along with three new honorees to the Sanford Circle. These fellows, honored by virtue of their accomplishments, friendship and service, will be recognized at the Grady Centennial Gala, April 18, […]
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Grady Fellows throughout the years
Grady Fellows throughout the years
2016 Grady Fellows (l. to r.): Eddie Garrett, Monica Kaufman Pearson, Jan Jones, Brad MacAfee,Tony Barnhart, Hala Moddelmog and Jeff Gregor.
2015 Grady Fellows (l to r): Harry Chapman, Chris Dixon, Scott Williamson, Jody Dannerman, Amy Glennon, Condace Pressley, Deborah Blum, Gretchen Erwin, Dean Davis.  Not pictured: Earl Leonard, Remer Tyson, Philip Lee Williams.  Photo by Sue Meyers Smith (MMC '01).
2013 Grady Fellows (l.-r.): (l. to r.) Steve Oney, Ron Lane, Jennifer Sloan, Melissa Libby, Cathy Cox and Glenn Vaughn.
Henry Grady III is honored as a 2012 Grady Fellowship inductee.
2011 Grady Fellows (l-r): Conrad Fink, Bill Simpson, Julie Moran, Julie Winskie and Arnold Punaro. Not pictured: David Adelman and Ed Bastian.
2010 Grady Fellows Front row (l-r): Edwin Pope, Carolyn Abney and Randall Abney. Back row (l-r): Phil Gailey, Steve Koonin, Bo Spalding and James H. Tate. Inducted posthumously were Joe Belew and Betty Gage Holland.
2009 Grady Fellows (l-r): Claude Felton, Gordon Smith, Ruth Estes Trager, Furman Bisher, and Ray Jenkins. Not pictured: Brenda Hampton. Photo by Wingate Downs (ABJ '79).
2008 Grady Fellowship Ceremony