Blog Archive

Remembering Wally Eberhard

He was a self-professed lover of libraries, a master of journalism history and a dedicated professor who taught hundreds of Grady College students a craft to last throughout their lives. Wallace B. “Wally” Eberhard, professor of journalism emeritus, died Oct. 7, 2018. He passed away on his 87th birthday. “Grady College has lost one of […]

Grady Students Complete 2018 Cox-SABEW Fellowships

Four Grady College students were recognized in New York City during the fall conference of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) through a fellowship organized by the college’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. The Cox-SABEW Fellows for 2018 were: John Durham, Collin Huguley, Charlotte Norsworthy and Amy Scott.  The students […]

Journalism Students Complete 2018 Cox Institute Mobile News Lab

A group of 19 journalism students completed the Grady College’s fall 2018 Mobile News Lab with a projects showcase held Monday, Oct. 22. The Mobile News Lab students experimented with a variety of mobile newsgathering tools and techniques and produced a multi-media story package optimized for mobile platforms. Students learned from Grady faculty and guest […]

Cox Institute Will Unveil Levin Leaders Initiative in January

A new gift pledge from Adam Levin and the Philip and Janice Levin Foundation will establish the Levin Leaders Initiative, an expanded leadership development program for journalism students presented by the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. The Levin family’s gifts and pledges to the program to date exceed a […]

5 Grady Journalists Training This Summer as Newsy Fellows

Five Grady journalists are training this summer in a program developed by Newsy and sponsored by the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management & Leadership. Recent Grady graduate Alec Larson (AB ’18) is joined by current Grady journalism majors Mauli Desai, Maycee Dukes, Blanca Lopez-Olmedo and Alex Marchante in the eight-week program. […]

Barry Hollander remembered

Many students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends sent memories and messages of condolence via social media and other platforms. A representative collection of these thoughts can be found here. The preferred viewing browser is Chrome. Students remember his wit and his gruff sense of humor. Alumni remember his relentless pursuit of accuracy and the verification […]

NPR’s Marilyn Geewax to be Industry Fellow at Grady’s Cox Institute

Marilyn Geewax, a senior business editor at NPR, will serve as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2018 semester at the University of Georgia. Geewax, who has worked for NPR since 2008, will present six open lectures during the semester and will […]

Investigative Report on Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses Wins 2017 Holland Award

For demonstrated commitment to investigative, in-depth reporting, Nicole Ares of the College Heights Herald at Western Kentucky University is the 2017 winner of the University of Georgia’s Betty Gage Holland Award for excellence in college journalism. The Holland Award recognizes campus journalists and their publications for distinguished service to honor and protect the integrity of […]