Andy Johnston

Editor in Residence, Journalism

Johnston has covered sporting events on every level in his 33 years as a writer and editor for daily newspapers and websites. He was recognized as one of the country’s top sports columnists in 2004. He and his wife Lori started Fast Copy Communications, a freelance writing/editing/marketing company that contributed more than 1,000 articles a year to publications and websites across the country. His clients have included the NCAA, The Associated Press, FoxSportsSouth.com, DawgNation, SEC Country, CNN and the AJC, among others. He currently serves as managing editor of the Oglethorpe Echo, teaching a capstone class of student journalists who write for the weekly newspaper.

Education
  • MA, Emerging Media, University of Georgia, 2021
  • ABJ, University of Georgia, 1988