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Profiles of Tenacity: Timi Meade

Third-year EMST student Timi Meade values the friends and connections she’s made during her time at Grady and encourages students to get involved and meet people in the industry. Why […]

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Jonathan Peters elected president of Georgia First Amendment Foundation

Jonathan Peters, the head of the Department of Journalism, has been elected president of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation, or GFAF, for 2024. “Free expression and information access are at […]

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Profiles of Tenacity: Ireland Ashburn

Fourth-year advertising student Ireland Ashburn is passionate about fashion and creativity. She enjoys the community she has cultivated through campus organizations and Grady College programming. Why did you choose your […]

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Giving Voice to the Voiceless celebrates past grants; seeks future projects to support

When Charlayne Hunter-Gault (ABJ ’63) and Ron Gault created the Giving Voice to the Voiceless fund in 2017, they sought to impact not only local communities but also projects with […]

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Inside Booker T. Mattison’s filmmaking and teaching processes

Listen to the full episode on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Booker T. Mattison, an associate professor in the Department of Entertainment and Media Studies at Grady College, teaches screenwriting and directing for the […]

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Profiles of Tenacity: Charles Burney

Charles Burney recently graduated from Grady College with a Bachelor’s in journalism and is currently pursuing a Master’s in the same field. He’s driven to excel with a determination to […]

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Check out our student, faculty, staff and alumni spotlights.

Student Story

Ike Epstein

“I am so excited to work on this campaign (Share the Magic) because literacy in America is something that is really important to me and anything I can do to help is so exciting.” — Talking Dog

Student Story

Joyce Bell

“AdPR Academy was such a fun and insightful experience. It was a pleasure being in a room filled with diverse students from different universities. Being able to incorporate my ideas in the rebranding of an organization gave me a glimpse of what the public relations industry will be like. I am overly thankful to Grady College for allowing me to be a part of such an amazing program.” — AdPR Academy 2023 member.

Student Story

Jin Lee

“From pitching to local media outlets to conducting campus outreach for volunteer recruitment, the skills I have learned in my Grady classes have allowed me to excel in my leadership position for Shop With A Bulldog, a student-run nonprofit in Athens.” — Public Relations Student

Alumni Story

Megan Mittelhammer

“My favorite part about Digital Natives was growing in my confidence and my abilities as a journalist, and knowing that I could help others achieve their goals.” — (ABJ ’22), Multi-platform producer, WMAZ

Student Story

Caitlin Downing

“I think working with the Oglethorpe Echo has by far been the greatest experience as a student at Grady, just because you’re in the field and actively working in a newsroom. No other classes really allowed you to experience that and what it’s going to be like in the real world.”

Student Story

Sidney Chansamone

“I really enjoy being able to do local reporting at The Oglethorpe Echo, and the people there push me to be the best reporter I can be. The student classroom-newsroom dynamic is really unique, and it allows for a lot of growth and innovation. I’ve learned so much more here than I could’ve imagined in just these few months.”