Sports Media Certificate

Sports Media

Preparing aspiring sports media professionals in the most in-depth yet wide-ranging program of its kind.

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Cassidy Hettesheimer on a whitewater rafting trip in Washington.

Sports Media senior Cassidy Hettesheimer wins top student paper award at international conference

Two years ago, Cassidy Hettesheimer was struck by the challenges female athletes in “adventure” sports faced in marketing themselves to fans and sponsors. At the time, the journalism major was […]

Audrie Uphues stands at the UGA Arch with a cap and gown.

Audrie Uphues named senior speaker for Fall 2023 Convocation

Audrie Uphues, a graduating journalism major from Odessa, Florida, has been named the distinguished senior speaker for the Grady College Fall Convocation. Graduating students will be celebrated during Convocation ceremonies […]

Students return from covering World Cup with sharpened skills and AP bylines

This summer, 17 University of Georgia sports media and visual journalism students traveled to Australia to cover the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for The Associated Press. “It’s one thing […]

Sports Media students prepare for Women’s World Cup

Covering the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia would be a dream opportunity for most college journalists. For a group of University of Georgia sports media and visual journalism students, […]


“This was massive. This was the best decision I’ve ever made. I transferred to Georgia a little over a year ago, and this is why. These opportunities.” Winstel covered the Australian national team as a writer in Brisbane during the Women’s World Cup.

Luke Winstell

Journalism, Current Student


“I chose Grady and journalism because I love to talk and tell stories. I love meeting people and learning random information. Journalism has allowed me to be put in spaces and opportunities that I wouldn’t normally be in because I have to tell the story.”

Armani Kardar

Journalism, (AB ‘22)


“My favorite memory is getting selected to cover the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia. THe opportunity to cover such talented and high-profile athletes at an event like the World Cup is a dream come true.”

Emily Dozier

Journalism, AB ‘23


“My favorite memory is covering several Clarke Central athletes at the Track and Field State Championships for my Sports Social Media Production class. I worked, learned and grew with them all season, and it was awesome to be there in person to see it all come to fruition.”

DonA Traylor-Askew

Journalism, AB ‘23


“The Carmical Institute “aided me in finding my true passion of videography. It’s good to be multi-dimensional in this industry, but it’s just as important to find something specific that you can turn into a career path.””

LJ Jackson

Social content specialist, Purdue Sports, AB ‘22


“I am so thankful to have gone through one of the toughest programs in the country and learned from some of the greats in the industry. They have given me the resources and guidance to be successful.”

Kennedie Weems

Audio Video Technology and Film teacher, Richmond Hill High School, AB ‘22

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