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Journalism students win statewide awards for work at The Oglethorpe Echo

Grady College journalism students working at The Oglethorpe Echo as part of their capstone coursework earned nine section and individual awards in the Georgia Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest for the second consecutive year. That gives The Echo a total of 18 GPA awards in two full years of its partnership with the Grady […]

Graduate Certificate in Crisis, Risk, and Disaster Communication approved for Fall 2024

The University of Georgia has been approved to offer a Graduate Certificate in Crisis, Risk, and Disaster Communication (CRDC), a program that will educate students in skills needed for proactive, readiness competencies to address complex communication issues. The new interdisciplinary certificate is a collaborative program bringing together three nationally recognized UGA programs to educate students: […]

Reporting I students compete in beat story pitch competition

A pitch focusing on reviving in-person student activism in a digital age won the  University of Georgia’s spring 2024 Beat Story Pitch Competition. The competition allows students in the Reporting I course, which has 160-180 students each semester, to practice the story pitch process, providing first-hand experience in the preliminary research, interviewing and planning that […]

Grady College Convocation hits notes of resilience and enthusiasm

Editor’s Note: Grady College convocation can be viewed via this video on YouTube. A list of Spring 2024 graduates can be viewed on our Graduation webpage. Please view these photo albums for pictures of the Spring 2024 Convocation: Convocation Candids Graduate Students Advertising Graduates EMST Graduates Journalism Graduates Public Relations Graduates For a class of […]

84th Annual Peabody Award winners announced

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced the 34 winners elected to represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2023. The winners were chosen by a unanimous vote of 32 jurors from over 1,100 entries from television, podcasts/radio, and the web/digital in entertainment, news, documentary, arts, children’s/youth, public […]

Mel Brooks wins Peabody Career Achievement Award and Quinta Brunson wins Peabody Trailblazer Award

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced that Mel Brooks, the award-winning actor, comedian, writer, and director whose career has spanned over seven decades, has won the Peabody Career Achievement Award; and that Quinta Brunson, the award-winning writer, producer, actor, and comedian, has won the Peabody Trailblazer Award. Both awards were selected by unanimous […]

Inaugural partnership among Grady College, Terry College and UGA Executive Education draws industry leaders to crisis management workshop

Grady College’s Crisis Communication Think Tank (CCTT) partnered with the Terry College of Business and UGA Executive Education on a crisis readiness program for business leaders on Friday, April 12, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia. The program included presentations about proactive crisis management strategies, how legal and risk management interact, the complexities of technology, media training […]

Alumni Award winners and Fellowship inductees honored at Grady Salutes 2024

It was a beautiful day on the Schnitzer Family Media Lawn as more than 125 guests celebrated the 2024 Grady Alumni Award winners and Grady Fellowship inductees during the annual Grady Salutes event on April 26, 2024. Alumni Award winners:  Fellowship Inductees: As the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Grisamore was also inducted into […]