Blog Archive

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 the heart of American democratic life, which demands that citizens be informed to participate meaningfully in public affairs,” Peters wrote in a letter to the […]

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 far-reaching, international goals. Two projects awarded last year covered these missions, and Giving Voice to the Voiceless is looking for applicants for a new round […]

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 screen courses at Grady and actively works as writer, director and filmmaker. In this episode of Grady Research Radio, Mattison takes us through his career, […]

Bulldog 100 Honoree Interview: Trevor Williams (ABJ ’02, MA ’04)

This is one of a series of interviews honoring Grady College alumni who have been recognized as Bulldog 100 recipients in 2024. The Bulldog 100 is sponsored by the UGA Alumni Association and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Trevor Williams (ABJ ’02, MA ’04) co-founded Pig Apple, a comedy and animation […]

Peabody adds to Board of Directors; names David Kramer to Chair of West Coast Board

Peabody announced that it has added several new members to its Board of Directors, including Grady College alumnus and Board of Trust member Jamie Waldron (ABJ ’88). Additionally, another Grady College alumnus, David Kramer (ABJ ’90), has been elevated to Chair of the West Coast Board of Directors, replacing Bruce M. Ramer. Karey Burke, Kathryn […]

Center for Advanced Computer-Human Ecosystems provides VR research opportunities

The Center for Advanced Computer-Human Ecosystems, or CACHE for short, is now open and  features a collaborative research hub housed in Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and joined by the College of Engineering, the College of Public Health, and other units on campus who have a shared vision for using emerging technologies for […]