Blog Archive

International students thrive in AdPR’s 3+1+1 program

Grady College’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations welcomed the third cohort of 3+1+1 dual degree students in fall 2023. In partnership with Shanghai Normal University and Shanghai International Studies University, this program offers students the opportunity to complete both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in just five years. Upon finishing three years of […]

Keith Wilson and former student Nate Sizemore reconnect in the film field

In late November, Keith Wilson, an assistant professor in the Entertainment and Media Studies Department at Grady College and an active director, producer and visual artist, was on a Zoom call with his publicist when he saw a familiar face.  While running over plans for some distribution and awards publicity for a feature documentary he […]

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 […]