2020 Activities

The Red & Black wins 2020 Betty Gage Holland Award

The Red & Black, an independent student news organization covering The University of Georgia, is the 2020 winner of the Betty Gage Holland Award for excellence in college journalism. See more >

Scripps Howard Foundation Awards to fund Cox Institute’s Reporting Project

The Scripps Howard Foundation has awarded a grant to the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership for a poverty reporting initiative. See more >

Cox Institute’s eBook from The Lead Podcast Wins Gold Medals

An eBook featuring excerpts of interviews from The Lead podcast won two gold medals in the 2020 eLit Book Awards competition, which recognizes excellence in digital publishing. See more >

The Lead Podcast Welcomes New Student Host for Fall 2020

The Cox Institute’s podcast, The Lead, will feature a new student host when season nine begins in Fall 2020, Caroline Odom. See more >

Norsworthy Awarded Two Industry Scholarships

The Grady College’s Charlotte Norsworthy was recently awarded two industry scholarships in recognition of academic achievements related to media technology and innovation. See more >

The Lead Podcast Wins First Place in SPJ Regional Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized Grady’s The Lead Podcast and its host Charlotte Norsworthy as among the best of collegiate journalism for Region 3 in 2019. See more >

Cox Institute Recognized 2020 Levin Leaders and Awarded Grady Journalism Scholarships and Fellowships at Spring Leadership Dinner

These students, family, faculty, staff and guests gathered at the University of Georgia’s Special Collections Library for a dinner ceremony where they heard from Nick Chiles, Grady’s writing lab coach, who is this year’s Cox Institute Industry Fellow. See more >

Paul Pagnato Advises UGA Students to Prepare for Unprecedented Change

A leading financial adviser and author of a new book, Transparency Wave, encouraged University of Georgia students to prepare for a decade of unprecedented change. See more >

Cox Institute Hosts NewsCraft20

The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership hosted NewsCraft20 on Feb. 7, with this year’s topic centered around covering culture. See more >

NewsCraft20: Schedule Announced for Covering Culture

The theme of NewsCraft 20, a reporting and writing workshop, is “covering culture.” We selected this theme to highlight a type of journalism that reflects society’s insatiable interest in entertainment and lifestyle topics and to illustrate the variety of journalism careers that involve “covering culture.”  The following is a schedule of presenters and their topic areas. See more >

Nick Chiles Named Cox Institute’s Industry Fellow for 2020

Nick Chiles, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best-selling author, will be the 2020 Industry Fellow with the Grady College’s James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See more >