2019 Activities

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Cox Institute Releases eBook Compilation of Interviews from The Lead Podcast

A new eBook featuring excerpts of interviews from The Lead podcast is available from Kendall Hunt Publishing. See more >

Grady Students Complete 2019 Cox-SABEW Fellowships

A group of seven Grady College journalism 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 Cox Institute. See more >

2019 Mobile News Lab Finishes with Project Showcase

The Grady College’s 2019 Mobile News Lab completed its fall session with a projects showcase held Monday, Oct. 21. See more >

Cox Institute’s Norsworthy Inducted into Sphinx Society, UGA’s Highest Student Honor

Charlotte Norsworthy, a Master’s degree student, at the University of Georgia’s Grady College, was inducted this semester into the Sphinx Society, which is recognized as UGA’s highest student honor. See more >

Grady’s SPJ Wins Outstanding Chapter for Region 3 

The Grady College’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) was recognized as the outstanding student chapter in Region Three for the 2018-2019 academic year. See more >

Cox Institute Hosts 2019 Entrepreneurial Journalism Symposium

The Cox Institute sponsored this year’s Entrepreneurial Journalism Symposium from Oct. 21-22 at the Grady College. See more >

Cox Institute Launches Grady Writing Lab with Nick Chiles

The Grady Writing Lab launched this semester to provide journalism students an opportunity to review and improve their writing outside of the traditional classroom. See more >

University of North Alabama’s Flor-Ala Newspaper Honored with Betty Gage Holland Award

The Flor-Ala at the University of North Alabama and former editor-in-chief Harley Duncan are the 2019 winners of the University of Georgia’s Betty Gage Holland Award for excellence in college journalism. See more >

Cox Institute Presents Innovative Practice Paper at ALE Conference

The director of the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership and an incoming graduate assistant presented an innovative practice paper at the Association of Leadership Educators’ annual conference. See more >

Cox Institute and Newsy Expand Student Training Relationship

Newsy, a leading cross-platform television news network, has expanded its summer training relationship this year with the Grady College’s James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management & Leadership. See more >

Cox Institute Director Receives Grady’s Darwin-Davis Award

Dr. Keith Herndon, director of the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership, was named the 2019 recipient of the Grady College’s Darwin-Davis Award. See more >

Cox Innovation Fellowship Featured Largest Summer Group

Seven students from the Journalism Department at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will gain experiential learning experience during Summer 2019 through Cox Innovation Fellowships. See more >

Morris Chair Establishes Morris Media Fellows Program in 2019

Five Grady journalism students have the distinction of serving as the inaugural group of Morris Media Fellows, an experiential learning program established by the William S. Morris Chair in News Strategy and Management. See more >

Cox Institute’s Norsworthy Recognized for Academics and Work Performance

The University of Georgia has recognized this year’s Cox Institute undergraduate student worker for her academic excellence and her outstanding job performance. See more >

Grady Journalism Students Participate in Collegiate Leadership Competition

Seven journalism students participates in the Collegiate Leadership Competition (CLC) held at the University of Delaware April 13. See more >

Cox Institute Director Receives UGA Creative Teaching Award

Keith Herndon, director of the Cox Institute, received a 2019 University of Georgia Creative Teaching Award. See more >

Grady Recognized the Inaugural Class of Levin Leaders and Awarded Key Departmental Scholarships at the Cox Institute’s Spring Leadership Dinner

The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership at the Grady College recognized its inaugural class of Levin Leaders Monday, presenting the 15 aspiring media leaders with the Cox Institute’s Leadership Medal. The Cox Institute’s Industry Fellow award and five departmental scholarships representing outstanding achievement were also presented. See more >

NEWSCRAFT 19: A Workshop on Reporting, Writing, Pitching and Selling News

Dozens of journalism students and industry professionals gathered in the Peyton Anderson Forum at the Grady College on Feb. 8 and 9 for two days of immersive training in the craft of journalism from three world class instructors: Nick Chiles, Jamie Lauren Keiles and Bob Sullivan. See more >