James Thompson
Recent Grady College graduate James Thompson named Fulbright Scholar
It’s tough enough being a reporter right out of school and finding the right words to tell a compelling story, but imagine doing that in a country that does not speak your native language. That is the challenge that James Thompson is embracing. Thompson, a recent summa cum laude graduate of Grady College, was named […]
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Grady alumni included in UGA's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017: Mariel Clark (ABJ ’01), Amelia Dortch (ABJ ’06), Katie Jacobs (ABJ ’05), Joshua Jones (ABJ ’08), Tucker Berta Sarkisian (ABJ ’00) and Maria Taylor (ABJ ’09).
Six Grady alumni among UGA’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The program began in 2011 and celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. This year’s class includes the following Grady alumni: Mariel Clark (ABJ ’01), Amelia Dortch (ABJ ’06), Katie […]
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Steve Oney was the guest of honor at a reception celebrating the release of his new book, "A Man’s World: Portraits—A Gallery of Fighters, Creators, Actors, and Desperadoes."
Oney discusses the secrets of good magazine writing, fireflies and the future of journalism
August 31, 2017: Steve Oney will sign his new book, “A Man’s World,” at the University of Georgia Bookstore this Saturday, September 2, 2017, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. He will be joined by former UGA football coach Vince Dooley and former Bulldog football player Rennie Curran at a book signing before the football game. […]
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Steve Oney will be at the University of Georgia Bookstore to sign his book on June 16.
Grady alumnus Steve Oney to sign new book June 16
Steve Oney will be the special guest and read from his new book at a special reception before the book signing. The reception is from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Peyton Anderson Forum at Grady College. All are invited to attend.  Grady College alumnus Steve Oney (ABJ ’79) will be at the University of […]
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Graduates reflect on their time at Grady College, look toward future
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2017 Fellow Spotlight: Carla Sacks
This is one in a series of spotlights profiling members of the 2017 Grady Fellowship class, scheduled to be inducted during Grady Salutes: A Celebration of Achievement, Commitment and Leadership on April 28, 2017. See “2017 Fellowship Class Announced” to view a complete list of Fellows. Please see the Grady Salutes webpage for details on […]
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Jason Kreher receives the 2017 Henry W. Grady Mid-Career Alumni Award
Jason Kreher, creative director at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Oregon, is the 2017 recipient of the Henry W. Grady Mid-Career Alumni Award. The award honors a graduate who has been influential in his field. In his role at Wieden+Kennedy, Kreher works for clients such as KFC, Verizon, Weight Watchers and Old Spice. “It’s different every day, […]
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Brooke Beach honored with 2017 John E. Drewry Young Alumni Award
Founder and CEO of Marketwake Brooke Beach, a 2011 graduate of Grady College, is the 2017 recipient of the John E. Drewry Young Alumni Award.  The award recognizes a graduate of the last decade who has experienced a successful early career. Before starting her own company, Beach was CEO of Kevy, a technology company, where […]
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What to Know:

Join us for the first Georgia Drone Summit as we take off into the world of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Leading practitioners, manufacturers, technologists and educators, from Georgia and beyond, will convene under one roof to explore to explore best practices and new uses. The registration fee is $125.

This two-day event will feature a festival-style showcase of innovative UAS projects along with panel discussions covering technology, business practices, legal issues and ethics as well as plenty of networking time. The event takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21, 2017, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.

Join President Jere W. Morehead (JD ’80) in Chicago for a gathering for alumni, parents and friends on Thursday, Sept. 7. The event begins at 6 p.m. CST in the Grand Ballroom at the Peninsula Hotel. Red and black business attire is encouraged. Registration is $35 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages. $20 of each registration directly supports student scholarships at UGA.

Registration for our annual Homecoming Tailgate is now open. Make plans to join us on the Grady Lawn Oct. 14.

Check out a recap of our study abroad and domestic field study programs, and read about new faculty in our August e-news.

As the college moves into its next century, we invite alumni, parents of students, corporate partners and friends to leave their mark by purchasing an inscription on one of the granite pavers lining the plaza walkway and patio area along the Grady lawn.


Alumni gather in Chicago at AEJMC

Alumni, faculty and staff gathered in Chicago Aug. 10, 2017, for a networking reception at the Chicago Marriott – Magnificent Mile.

Check out our photo gallery.

Grady Giving Day was June 12, 2017.

Grady Giving Day 2017

We loved celebrating #GradyGivingDay on June 12, 2017, with some our Atlanta alumni at 5 Church.

In just 24 hours, we received 166 gifts, for a total of $18,651. These gifts fund study abroad scholarships and other student opportunities, as well as  alumni events. Thanks to all who participated!

View photos here.

NYC Alumni gathered with AdPR students visiting the city on an agency tour. The event was held at Lovage Rooftop on May 18, 2017.

NYC alumni network with students

NYC-area alumni gathered at Lovage Rooftop on May 18 to network with AdPR students visiting the city on a Maymester agency tour. See the photos here.

The event also kicked off a weekend of Peabody celebrations, which included the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Awards luncheon at Hotel Eventi May 19 and the presentation of the 76th Peabody Awards at Cipriani Wall Street May 20.