Stephanie Moreno (ABJ ’06, BA ’06) is the scholastic outreach coordinator and director of the Georgia Scholastic Press Association. She also manages two summer outreach programs: the Media & Leadership Academy for high school students and the Management Seminar for College News Editors. She serves on the Grady College Diversity Committee and is the staff council vice president.
Stephanie has experience in community journalism, multimedia storytelling, public relations and social media content production and management. She joined Grady College’s external relations team in 2014 as a public relations specialist in the communications office. She wrote news releases and web features about alumni, development, events, faculty, research and students. She also shot and edited photos and video, designed graphics for web and print, and helped to manage the college’s social media accounts. She’s grateful for the opportunity to work at UGA in support of Grady College’s mission of inspiring students in the art, science and integrity of telling the story.
Prior to UGA, Stephanie was the local editor of AOL’s Oconee Patch in Watkinsville, Georgia. She also held the position of video lead for all Patch websites in Georgia, as well as community editor for six regional Patch websites. Stephanie began her career with Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting in Clayton, Georgia, as news director of WRBN FM and WGHC AM, where she hosted the Rabun County Noon Report and appeared regularly on the John Durham Morning Show.
Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in telecommunication arts from Grady College. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in mass communication.