Institute Happenings

UGA Student Earns Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing
Jacqueline GaNun, an undergraduate student at the University of Georgia, recently earned the Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing.   See more >

The Lead Podcast Welcomes New Graduate Assistant as Host for Fall 2021
The Cox Institute named a new graduate student as the host of The Lead podcast for the 2021-2022 academic year.   See more >

Cox Institute Adds New Directors, Initiatives to Benefit Students and Industry 
A new organizational and leadership structure will expand the training mission of the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership.   See more >

Cox Institute’s Podcast Work Featured on Leadership Podcast
A recent episode of The Leadership Educator podcast featured a discussion about the podcast initiatives of the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See more >

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Innovation

Journalism Innovation Lab

Student participants receive instruction in the latest techniques for digital storytelling and apply their learning through projects arranged with media partners.

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Management

Business and Finance Instruction

Each year dozens of journalism students sharpen their career skills through courses, programs and projects aimed at teaching fundamental business concepts.

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Leadership


Levin Leaders Program

The Cox Institute offers top journalism students the opportunity to study leadership development principles during each Spring semester.

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The Cox Institute Mission

The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership prepares students and professionals for leadership and entrepreneurial roles in the evolving news media. As digital technologies continue to transform the structures, practices and operations of journalistic enterprises, the Cox Institute is at the forefront of addressing strategic challenges faced by contemporary news organizations. The Cox Institute sponsors a variety of training programs and applied research projects. The Cox Institute was established in 1990 by the late Conrad Fink, a legendary journalism professor, as the Cox Institute for Newspaper Management Studies. Its current name was adopted in 2014 to reflect an enhanced mission. The Institute honors the late James M. Cox Jr., who headed Cox Enterprises and Cox Broadcasting Corporation from 1957 until 1974. It is funded by the Jim Cox Jr. Foundation.

Betty Gage Holland Award

The Betty Gage Holland Award annually recognizes excellence in college journalism and honors the late Betty Gage Holland.
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