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The Lead Podcast Launches 13th Season

The Lead podcast has returned for its 13th season led by new student host Jacqueline GaNun. See more >

Work by Cox Institute Graduate Assistants Presented at Leadership Conference

Work by two graduate assistants of the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership was presented at a June national leadership conference. See more>

Herndon Serves as Judge in the 2022 James Beard Awards

Keith Herndon, a professor of practice in journalism at the University of Georgia, served as a judge in the 2022 James Beard Awards, a program recognizing exceptional talent and achievement in the culinary arts, hospitality, media and broader food systems. See more>

Teams and Fellow innovate with news organizations in spring 2022

Listening to audiences, engaging younger users, and creating brand cohesion — these were goals UGA journalism majors accomplished during the launch of our innovation teams and fellowship programs. See more>

The Lead Podcast Names its New Host for Fall 2022

The Cox Institute named Jacqueline GaNun, a rising fourth-year journalism major, as the host of The Lead podcast for the 2022-2023 academic year. See more >

Journalism Innovation Lab Team finishes in top six in nationwide competition

The first-ever Journalism Innovation Lab Team from the Cox Institute of Innovation, Management and Leadership finished in the top six teams in the nation, out of more than 50, in the 2022 Reynolds Journalism Institution Student Innovation Competition.  See more >

The 2022 Levin Leaders Receive their Cox Institute Leadership Medals

The Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership recognized its 2022 class of Levin Leaders by presenting the students with the Institute’s Leadership Medal. See more >

Indiana Daily Student Wins Betty Gage Holland Award

The Indiana Daily Student’s October 2021 story “In the dark: Transparency rule fails to shed light on costs for IU Health Bloomington patients” by Kaitlyn Radde and Carson TerBush was this year’s winner. See more >

Ken Foskett Named Cox Institute’s Industry Fellow for 2022

Ken Foskett, an award-winning investigative journalist and acclaimed author, is the 2022 Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership at the University of Georgia. See more >

Kyra Posey Wins Award from Georgia Association of Broadcasters

Kyra Posey, a graduate assistant with the Cox Institute, received the Innovator Award presented by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters at the DiGamma Kappa 2022 Winter Banquet. See more >

Cox Institute Announces New University Certificate in News Literacy Starting Fall 2022

The Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership at the University of Georgia will launch a new academic Certificate in News Literacy during the Fall 2022 semester. See more >

Cox Institute Launches 2nd Year of Digital Natives Program

The Digital Natives program is launching its second year of bringing UGA journalism students with digital news expertise into Georgia newsrooms for one week to help local journalists accomplish specific digital goals. See more >