High School Outreach

Broadcast Journalism: Overnight June 11-17 or Day Camp June 12-16

In this course, participants will learn to find and tell stories that matter with a focus on developing storytelling skills in audio and visual forms. They’ll consider what makes a story important, how to gather credible information, and how to present it in the most effective way. Participants will practice and hone technical skills in reporting, videography and video editing as the class works together with the instructors to produce a broadcast show. Registration opens in February.

News Website Journalism: Overnight June 11-17 or Day Camp June 12-16

The journalism field is evolving to encompass multiple platforms. In this course, participants will acquire some of the tools needed to become a multi-skilled journalist in this digital age. They will practice the art of interviewing, multimedia reporting, writing, editing and producing. They also will explore visual journalism and social media storytelling. The class will work together with the instructors to produce a news website. Registration opens in February. For more details, visit  www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/summer-academy/journalism.

Advertising and Public Relations: Overnight June 11-17 or Day Camp June 12-16

 In the Advertising and Public Relations course, participants will learn how to become creative problem solvers, writers, decision-makers and persuasive communicators within traditional and new media. Students will study ways to reach target audiences and effectively communicate their messages to the general public. As a class, they will design an integrated campaign for a non-profit organization. Registration opens in February. For more details, visit www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/summer-academy/advertising-public-relations. 

Entertainment and Media Studies: Overnight June 11-17 or Day Camp June 12-16

Are you interested in careers in the film, television, radio, online, mobile and other new media industries? In this course, participants will be introduced to the exciting entertainment field and what it encompasses. They will gain valuable skills for conceiving what stories are worth telling while also gaining an understanding of the implications of visual storytelling in society. They will learn the basics of content production, from screenwriting to digital editing. Over the course of the week, they will work on a project to showcase in their portfolios.Registration opens in February. For more details, visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/summer-academy/entertainment-media-studies.

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Grady Summer Media Academies attract dozens of students from across US
This summer, a total of 52 campers from eight U.S. states and Puerto Rico traveled to Grady College to attend Summer Media Academies in Advertising and Public Relations (AdPR), Journalism […]
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High school students learn, hone skills at virtual Summer Media Academy
Thirty-four high school students from around the country studied media and completed specialized portfolio projects during the virtual 2021 Summer Media Academy at the University of Georgia. The program, a […]
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School Visits

Virtual or in-person visits are available for 2022-23!

Are you a school teacher in Georgia interested in taking your students on a field trip to learn more about journalism, video production, advertising or public relations? If so, you should come visit us at Grady College!

Depending on your needs, we will develop an agenda where your students can tour our facilities, learn about the school and majors offered, and hear from faculty, staff and students. 

Unable to travel? Let us come to you! We can talk/present on specifics regarding the topic you choose. 

For more information on the high school visits or to schedule one, please email gspa@uga.edu.