All Faculty & Staff


Acosta-Alzuru, Carolina

Carolina Acosta-Alzuru
Associate Professor, Public Relations

She teaches public relations, cultural studies, and qualitative methods. Scholarship foci: telenovelas, culture and society.

 

 

Adams, Keith

Facilities Coordinator

 

 

Ahn, Sun Joo (Grace)

Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn
Assistant Professor, Advertising

Dr. Ahn teaches advertising research and advertising and society. Her research examines how social media, video/internet games, and immersive virtual environments influence user attitude and behavior.

 

 

Aldridge, Emuel

Emuel Aldridge
Lecturer, New Media Institute

Teach undergraduate students how to acquire and implement multiple forms of media into interactive environments such as games, educational exercises, and websites.

 

 

Alexander, Alison

Alison Alexander
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor, Entertainment & Media Studies

Alison Alexander teaches writing, research and theory, and family and media. She works in the area of children and media, as well as industry economics.

 

 

Alexander, Thomas (TJ)

Administrative Associate I, Dean's Office

 

 

Andrews, Karen

Karen Andrews
Event Manager

 

 

Anglin, Laurie

Administrative Specialist I

 

 

Baker, Terri

Terri Baker
Business Manager

 

 

Barnes, Sophie

Sophie Barnes
Administrative Associate

 

 

Barnhart, Jennifer

Jennifer Barnhart
Senior Lecturer, Advertising

Dr. Barnhart teaches Advertising Message Strategy and the capstone campaigns course for advertising majors. She is the advisor to Grady's student-run advertising agency.

 

 

Becker, Lee B.

Lee Becker
Professor, Journalism
Director, James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research

Dr. Becker teachers journalism writing and reporting and research methods. His research focuses on labor markets, on communication education and on media and development.

 

 

Biddle, James

James Biddle
Senior Lecturer, Entertainment and Media Studies

James Biddle is an award winning filmmaker and editor who specializes in the teaching of post production workflow and management, audio design, Steadicam operation, visual efx, and the artistic and technical aspects of video/film editing. Professor Biddle is a certified professional instructor of Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, and Final Cut Pro X. Professor Biddle runs the Grady College Authorized Training Center for Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere.

 

 

Black, James

James Black
Instructional Resources Coordinator

 

 

Blanchard, Margaret

Communications Director / Peabody Awards

 

 

Boyd, Valerie

Valerie Boyd
Associate Professor, Journalism
Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer-in Residence

Prof. Boyd teaches magazine writing, critical writing and narrative journalism. Her research interests include narrative nonfiction, arts criticism and cultural reporting, and race and gender issues in media.

 

 

Burton, Nsenga

Nsenga Burton
Academic Professional, Journalism

Dr. Burton is the digital editor of Grady Newsource and teaches news writing and multi-platform production courses.

 

 

Cacciatore, Michael

Michael Cacciatore
Assistant Professor, Public Relations

Dr. Cacciatore teaches research methodology and introduction to public relations in the Department of Advertising & Public Relations. His research focuses on risk communication with an emphasis on media coverage of risk and opinion formation for risk topics.

 

 

Dodie Cantrell-Bickley
Lecturer, Journalism

Thirty+ years in various television news positions including anchor, investigative reporter, executive producer and News Director. As News Director launched one of the first local news websites in the United States. Seven years leading CBS, NBC and ABC stations as President/General Manager.

 

 

Caruso, Glen

Glen Caruso
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Glen Caruso is an established entrepreneur, educator and digital marketing sales and strategy expert. He has worked at leading interactive media companies throughout his career. During the last four years he was part of the executive management team responsible for the sale of two digital advertising startups: Firecracker Digital Group and BLiNQ Media, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer. Currently Glen is Director of Strategic Accounts for Rocket Fuel, a top Programmatic DSP/DMP. He is responsible for Platform and Managed Service sales to the top 50 brink marketers in the Southeast. Throughout his career, Glen as closed over $109 million worth of advertising partnerships from Fortune 100 marketers and their ad agencies.

 

 

Castengera, Michael

Michael Castengera
Senior Lecturer, Journalism

Michael Castengera teaches broadcast news writing and production. He has over 25 years experience working in television news and station management. He consults with television station groups and stations around the country.

 

 

Chess, Shira

Shira Chess
Assistant Professor, Entertainment and Media Studies

Shira Chess teaches courses in media studies and media writing. Her research focuses on digital media studies with an emphasis on gender and gaming.

 

 

Christopher, Cheryl

Administrative Associate

 

 

Clary, Virginia

Grants Coordinator II

 

 

Cooper, Victoria

Victoria Cooper
Academic Advisor II/Public Relations Majors

 

 

Cooper, Maria

Maria Cooper
Academic Advisor III/Journalism - All Emphasis Areas

 

 

Cuson, Greg

Peabody Video Editor

 

 

Davis, Charles N.

Charles N. Davis
Grady College Dean

Charles N. Davis is the Dean of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. He was appointed in 2013, after a long career in journalism.

 

 

Deal, Sabrena

Sabrena Deal
Lecturer, Public Relations

Deal teaches Graphic Communication and Advertising Message Strategy. She works with undergraduate students to develop an understanding of basic design concepts, common design challenges, idea generation, brainstorming, and content writing and editing using Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).

 

 

Drayer, Christine

Associate Director for Programming Peabody Awards

 

 

Evans, Nathaniel J.

Nathaniel Evans
Assistant Professor, Advertising

Dr. Evans teaches advertising and society, advertising management, and graduate level advertising foundations courses. His research interests examine consumers’ processing and evaluation of immersive and non-traditional advertising formats that include advergames, branded apps, in-game advertising, and native advertising with a focus on public policy implications.

 

 

Finlay, Carlo

Carlo Finlay
Academic Advisor I/Sports Media Certificate

 

 

Kate Fortmueller
Assistant Professor, Department of Entertainment and Media Studies

Kate Fortmueller teaches courses in media studies and media writing. Her research focuses on media industry studies with an emphasis on labor.

 

 

Freeman, Sarah

Sarah Freeman
Director of Communication

 

 

Gandía, Roxanna

Roxanna Gandía
Director of High School & Diversity Outreach

 

 

Gerlach, Chris

Instructor, New Media Institute

 

 

Haan, David

David Haan
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Mr. Haan is Executive Director of Creative Circus. He helps facilitate the partnership between the Department of Advertising & Public Relations and the Creative Circus in the "Summer at the Circus" program. He has worked for FCB, McCann Erickson and Frankel serving clients including Coors, Molson, Mazda, General Mills, Nestle, S.C. Johnson, Sunkist, Visa, Dreyer’s, Clorox and Zicam. Mr. Haan has a Master’s in Advertising from Michigan State University.

 

 

Hamilton, Jay

Jay Hamilton
Department Head, Entertainment and Media Studies

Dr. Hamilton teaches cultural, critical, and historical approaches to media studies. His research addresses alternative media and democratic communication.

 

 

Han, Jeong-Yeob

Jeong-Yeob Han
Associate Professor, Advertising

Dr. Han teaches communication theory, research methods, and technology and health. Research foci include health communication and technology, new media effects, and research methods and design.

 

 

Harris, Bryan

Bryan Harris
Part-time faculty, ADPR

As Director of Sports Practice for Jackson Spalding, Mr. Harris manages communication strategies for numerous sports-related clients, including the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, College Football Hall of Fame, ESPN/SEC Network, Chick-fil-A Bowl, Atlanta Sports Council, PrimeSport, University of Georgia, TRUE linkswear, and multiple PGA TOUR-sanctioned events. Serves as a senior advisor on major corporate accounts, including Chick-fil-A and Google.

 

 

Hazinski, David

David Hazinski
Associate Professor, Journalism
Jim Kennedy New Media Professor

Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor David Hazinski specializes in digital and broadcast news. He is a former NBC correspondent who has helped launch a dozen international networks.

 

 

Herndon, Keith

Keith Herndon
Professor of Practice/Journalism
Director, James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership

Dr. Herndon teaches managing news organizations, entrepreneurial journalism, ethics and a variety of journalism skills courses. He is the Director of the Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership and runs its leadership development program and Grady Mobile News Lab.

 

 

Higgins, Jessica

Jessica Higgins
Academic Advisor I / Entertainment & Media Studies Majors

 

 

Hill, Missy

Program Coordinator, Department of Advertising and Public Relations

 

 

Himelboim, Itai

Itai Himelboim
Associate Professor, Advertising

He studies the role social media play in news, political and international communication. Applying network analysis, he examines political talk and information flow.

 

 

Hollander, Barry

Barry Hollander
Professor, Journalism

Barry Hollander's research interests include political communication and, in particular, how people learn from mainstream and alternative sources of news.

 

 

Ann Hollifield
Professor, Journalism
Thomas C. Dowden Professor of Media Research

Dr. Hollifield's studies media management and economics, and media in economic development. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in media economics, management, and organizational theory.

 

 

Hudson, Tom

Tom Hudson
Senior Lecturer in News Writing, Journalism

He teaches news writing, the core offering in Grady's writing program. For most students, this is the first practical writing course and most students will publish during their term with him.

 

 

Hume, Janice

Janice Hume
Department Head, Journalism; Carolyn McKenzie and Don E. Carter Chair for Excellence in Journalism

Dr. Janice Hume teaches magazine writing, management, and media history. Her research concerns American journalism history, public memory, and media coverage of death.

 

 

Hurne, Anne

Student Affairs Professional III , Graduate Studies Office

 

 

Jin, Yan

Yan Jin
Associate Professor, Public Relations
Associate Director of Center for Health & Risk Communication

Dr. Yan Jin teaches undergraduate public relations courses in research, management, and campaigns, as well as graduate communication theory course. Her research includes studies of public relations, crisis communication, conflict management, social media, and strategic health and risk communication, with a strong focus on how emotions influence organizational decision making processes as well as publics’ information seeking behaviors and communicative responses.

 

 

Johnson, Mark

Mark Johnson
Senior Lecturer, Journalism

Mark E. Johnson teaches photojournalism, multimedia journalism, video journalism and graphic design courses in addition to serving as the college’s Chief Technology Officer. He directs the annual Woodall Weekend Workshop that takes advanced photojournalism students into rural Georgia counties to tell their stories as well as a fall workshop that has centered on motorsports photojournalism and the Georgia National Fair in the past. He developed the college’s first dedicated online news site and runs VisualJournalism.info.  

 

 

Jones, Betty

Betty Jones
Senior Lecturer Emerita, Public Relations

Dr. Jones taught graphics and advanced graphics.

 

 

Jones, Barry

Barry Jones
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Barry's interests include media relations, media campaigns and feature writing. He teaches at University of Georgia, as an Adjunct Instructor, 2003 to Present (Public Relations Communication, Public Relations Administration, Public Relations Campaigns).

 

 

Jones, Jeffrey P.

Jeffrey P.  Jones
Lambdin Kay Professor & Executive Director of the Peabody Awards

Dr. Jones directs the George Foster Peabody Awards, and is Lambdin Kay Professor in the Entertainment and Media Studies Department.  His research specialty is television studies, with a focus on popular politics, satire and parody.  He is the author and editor of five books, including Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television and Civic Engagement (2nd ed.), Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era, and The Essential HBO Reader.

 

 

Kavoori, Anandam (Andy)

Anandam (Andy) Kavoori
Professor, Entertainment and Media Studies

Anandam Kavoori is currently working on several place-based essays, focused on sonic, performative and visual culture in an international context. He also serves as the Coordinator of the “Environmental Communication Initiative” at Grady envtjour.uga.edu.

 

 

Kim, Jooyoung

Jooyoung Kim
Associate Professor, Advertising

Dr. Kim teaches advertising campaigns, advertising management, global advertising, and advertising research. Research foci are advertising engagement and brand communication.

 

 

King, Karen Whitehill

Karen King
Professor, Advertising
Jim Kennedy New Media Professor

Dr. King teaches advertising media planning, advertising campaigns and advertising research. Her research interests include advertising industry issues and health communication.

 

 

King, Daniel J.

Daniel King
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Dan King has been a partner in King & Spalding's Atlanta and New York offices, and served as the leader of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group. Dan practiced law for 30 years with significant litigation and trial experience in a wide range of commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration matters, before retiring at the end of 2010. He teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Georgia and Georgia Gwinnett College. Dan holds bachelors and law degrees from the University of Illinois.

 

 

Kohn, Nathaniel H.

Nathaniel Kohn
Professor, Entertainment & Media Studies
Associate Academic Director Peabody Awards

Dr. Kohn teaches screenwriting, producing for film/television, and qualitative methods; directs the Cannes Film Festival Study Abroad Program; associate directs The Peabody Awards; and produces film/television programs.

 

 

Kreshel, Peggy

Peggy Kreshel
Associate Professor, Advertising

Dr. Kreshel teaches advertising in society, media planning, and media culture and diversity. Her research focuses on advertising professionalization, ethics, and history and media and gender issues.

 

 

Krugman, Dean

Dean Krugman
Professor Emeritus, Advertising

Teaches management and communication theory. Research includes media audiences and health communication. Former President of the American Academy of Advertising. Received Academy's Outstanding Research award.

 

 

Lacey, Cara

Cara Lacey
Program Coordinator, Department of Advertising and Public Relations​

 

 

Landrum, Tom S.

Tom S. Landrum
Distinguished Professional-in-Residence in Advertising and Public Relations

Mr. Landrum is emeritus Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Georgia (retired July 2014). He teaches fundraising in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations. He was responsible for managing the University of Georgia's advancement program, which includes fund raising, public affairs, alumni relations, financial and fund-raising support services, donor relations and stewardship, and special events.

 

 

Landrum, Kim

Kim Landrum
Lecturer, Advertising & Public Relations

Landrum teaches Graphic Communication and Advertising Message Strategy. She works with undergraduate students to develop an understanding of basic design concepts, common design challenges, idea generation, brainstorming, and content writing and editing using Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).

 

 

Lang, Steven

Steven Lang
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Copywriter/Audio Designer; Owner of Voiceunders.com He teaches Broadcast, Print and Internet Copywriting Broadcast and Internet Audio Production

 

 

Lariscy, Ruthann W.

Ruthann W. Lariscy
Professor Emerita, Public Relations

Dr. Lariscy teaches public relations principles, research, and public opinion. Dr. Lariscy's research focuses on political advertising and campaign management, public relations standards and health campaigns.

 

 

LeBlond, Donna

Donna LeBlond
Administrative Associate

 

 

Lee, William E.

William E. Lee
Professor, Journalism

Dr. Lee teaches Communication Law, The First Amendment and Political Campaigns, and Telecommunications Policy. His research appears in top legal journals such as the Supreme Court Review. He is a co-author of a top-selling textbook The Law of Public Communication.

 

 

Len-Ríos, Maria

Maria Len-Ríos
Associate Professor, Public Relations

Dr. Len-Ríos teaches public relations and cross-cultural journalism courses. A newly published textbook will be available this year; Len-Ríos, M. E., & Perry, E.P. (2016). Cross-Cultural Journalism: Communicating Strategically About Diversity. Routledge/Taylor& Francis. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138784895

 

 

Lin, Jhih-Syuan (Elaine)

Jhih-Syuan (Elaine) Lin
Assistant Professor, Advertising

Dr. Lin teaches advertising media and consumer psychology. Her research interests include digital advertising, consumer-brand relationships, media psychology, and cross-cultural consumer psychology.

 

 

Mapp, Anettra

Anettra Mapp
Program Operations Coordinator

 

 

Mason, Gabrielle

Gabrielle Mason
Executive Assistant to the Dean / Administrative Specialist II

 

 

Mattox, Denise

Denise Mattox
Associate Accountant

 

 

McClain, Don

Don McClain
Application Programmer Associate

 

 

McFalls, Michelle

Michelle McFalls
Academic Advisor/Advertising Majors

 

 

McMullen, Mark

Mark McMullen
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Mark teaches classes - both online at on ground - for the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at the Grady College.

 

 

Meng, Juan

Juan Meng
Associate Professor, Public Relations
Director, ADPR Choose China Maymester Program

Dr. Meng’s teaching areas include public relations campaigns, research, management, and global PR. Her research focuses on leadership in public relations, measurement, trust, employee engagement, and reputation management. Dr. Meng also founded and directs UGA’s ADPR Choose China study abroad program.

 

 

Michaelis, Vicki

Vicki Michaelis
John Huland Carmical Chair in Sports Journalism & Society

Prof. Michaelis teaches sports reporting and writing and social media as it relates to sports. She is director of GradySports, the college’s new sports media initiative.

 

 

Middleton, Parker

Parker Middleton
Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations

 

 

Moreno, Stephanie

Stephanie Moreno
Public Relations Specialist II.

 

 

Murray, Diane

Diane Murray
Public Service & Outreach and Alumni Outreach

 

 

Nowak, Glen

Glen Nowak
Professor and Director of Center for Health & Risk Communication

Nowak is responsible for developing and managing the College’s new Center for Health and Risk Communication, which seeks to foster an interdisciplinary approach to health and risk-related Communication projects, including interventions, campaigns, messaging and messages, news media and provider-patient communication.

 

 

Phua, Joe

Joe Phua
Assistant Professor, Advertising

Dr. Phua’s research examines the impact of new and emerging communication technologies, including social media, on advertising and branding, social marketing campaigns for public health issues like obesity and smoking cessation, and sports marketing. His teaching specialties include digital and social communication strategies, advertising and communication management, and digital advertising at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

 

Pjesivac, Ivanka (Radovic)

Ivanka  Pjesivac
Assistant Professor, Journalism

Dr. Pjesivac teaches courses in digital and broadcast news reporting. She studies international and cross-cultural communication, as well as the effects of data visualizations on perceptions of news media trust and credibility, information recall, and attitudes.

 

 

Reber, Bryan H.

Bryan Reber
Assistant Department Head & Professor, Public Relations
C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership

He teaches public relations, management, and writing. Research foci are public relations and health and crisis communication.

 

 

Rector, Beth

Beth Rector
Director of Undergraduate Services

 

 

Reichert, Tom

Tom Reichert
Department Head, Advertising and Public Relations
Athletic Association Professor of Advertising

Dr. Reichert has been teaching, researching and writing about advertising since 1993. He's served as Department Head since 2010. He also co-founded and co-directs UGA's Cannes Lions study abroad program.

 

 

Reid, Leonard

Leonard Reid
Professor Emeritus, Advertising

Dr. Leonard Reid is a Fellow of the American Academy of Advertising. He is a former editor of the Journal of Advertising, an author or co-author of 100+ refereed journal articles, and recipient of the American Academy of Advertising's Outstanding Research Award. He was Grady faculty member from 1980 to 2012, where he served as Department Head of ADPR, associate dean for research and graduate studies, and interim Grady dean (twice).

 

 

Reynolds, Cindy

Cindy Reynolds
Part-time faculty, ADPR

Cindy's research interests include advertising using new media, advertising on mobile devices, and creativity and advertising.

 

 

Rhodes, Leara D.

Leara  Rhodes
Associate Professor, Journalism

Leara Rhodes received her doctorate and master degrees from Temple University in Philadelphia and her bachelor degree from the University of Georgia.  She is an Associate Professor of Journalism and International Communication in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

 

 

Robinson, Brian

Part-time faculty, ADPR

 

 

Rooks, Brooke

Brooke Rooks
Administrative Financial Director

 

 

Roushanzamir, Elli Lester

Elli Roushanzamir
Associate Professor Emerita, Advertising

Dr. Lester Roushanzamir's primary teaching interests are advertising & society, message strategy and theory. Her research focuses on critical cultural studies, particularly the relationships between media images and media political-economy.

 

 

Russell, Karen Miller

Karen Russell
Associate Professor, Public Relations
Jim Kennedy New Media Professor

Karen Miller Russell is Associate Professor, teaching public relations and media history at Grady College. She edited the Journal of Public Relations Research from 2010-2015.

 

 

Rutledge, Kelvin

Director of Experiential Programs

 

 

Ryan, Rebekah

Rebekah Ryan
Program Coordinator I / Study Abroad / Distance Learning

 

 

Sallot, Lynne

Lynne Sallot
Professor, Public Relations

Lynne M. Sallot, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, conducts research in and teaches classes in public relations.

 

 

Sharik, Janet

Janet Sharik
Application Programmer Specialist

 

 

Shumway, Chris

Chris Shumway
Academic Professional, Journalism

Chris Shumway teaches classes in Video Journalism and manages Grady’s video production facilities, which include a digital newsroom, TV studio and field equipment supply room.

 

 

Smith, Kristen

Kristen Smith
Senior Lecturer, Public Relations

Ms. Smith teaches Graphic Communication, Advanced Graphic Communication and Public Relations Communication. She is the faculty adviser to Creative Consultants, the student-run PR agency.

 

 

Smith, Glenda

Electronics Engineer

 

 

Soloski, John

John Soloski
Professor, Journalism

John Soloski is co-author of Taking Stock and Libel Law and Press. His research interests are media economics, telecommunication policy and media law.

 

 

Jeff Springston
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Professor, Public Relations

Dr. Springston teaches public relations, media and health, and research methods. Research foci include health and risk communications.

 

 

Stewart, Lane J.

Development Officer, MFA

 

 

Kirsten Strausbaugh-Hutchinson
Senior Lecturer, Advertising

Dr. Strausbaugh-Hutchinson teaches advertising message strategy, campaigns, and graphic communications. Service areas include acting as Faculty Advisor to the UGA AdClub.

 

 

Streetman, Jonathon

Jonathon Streetman
IT Professional Specialist

 

 

Stripling, Cletus

Cletus Stripling
Information Technology Manager

 

 

Suggs, Welch

Welch Suggs
Associate Professor, Journalism

Dr. Suggs teaches writing and editing, focusing on sportswriting, college sports and the media. He is also organizing student activities to provide experiential learning in sports reporting.

 

 

Thomas, Patricia

Patricia Thomas
Professor, Journalism
Knight Chair In Health And Medical Journalism

Patricia Thomas directs the health and medical journalism MA concentration. She teaches graduate courses in basic and specialized journalism, trains working reporters and does community-based research.

 

 

Tinkham, Spencer

Spencer Tinkham
Professor, Advertising

Dr. Tinkham teaches advertising research methods, management and campaigns. Dr. Tinkham's research focuses on political communication, particularly with respect to message and audience factors in persuasion.

 

 

Tran, Lynh

Lynh Tran
Associate Director for Strategy & Operations Peabody Awards

Lynh manages program-wide activities and acts as liaison with members of the Peabody Board and Advisory Council. She also handles external funding initiatives, including sponsorships and grant opportunities. Previously, Lynh was Chief of Staff of the California Monitor Program, which was established by California Attorney General Kamala Harris to assist homeowners as part of a $25 billion national mortgage settlement. Lynh also worked as Manager of the International Center for Writing and Translation and as Program Administrator for the MFA Programs in Writing, both at UC Irvine.

 

 

Unruh, Wes

Wes Unruh
Digital Media Strategist Peabody Awards

Wes Unruh works extensively on the Peabody webpage and social media sites. He creates long-­‐term strategies for improving and maintaining public awareness of the Awards through constant social media interactions, highlighting past winners, driving traffic to the site itself, and featuring streaming audio and video content of past winners. Before working for Peabody, Wes was research director and co­‐founder of Beacon Initiative, a non‐profit that developed educational materials to counteract hate speech.

 

 

Vlad, Tudor

Tudor Vlad
Senior Research Scientist, Journalism
Associate Director of the Cox International Center

Dr. Vlad's research focuses on media challenges in emerging democracies and impact of midcareer training programs for journalists. He conducted workshops for journalists around the world.

 

 

Wall, Claire

Claire Wall
Development Associate

 

 

Ward, Megan

Megan Ward
Administrative Director, New Media Institute

 

 

John Weatherford
Lecturer, New Media Institute

John Weatherford serves on the faculty of the New Media Institute in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. His courses cover topics including iOS app development, emerging photographic technologies, and digital product design. He serves on the steering committee for TEDxUGA as Director of Production and Photography and has been awarded fellowships focused on technology and teaching. Prior to joining the NMI, John taught in the English Department at UGA, where he developed courses such as Documentary Filmmaking and Writing for Nonprofits. He co-founded and serves as CFO of the Calliope Initiative, a non-profit open-source software project that designs web applications for writing courses.

 

 

Williams, Danna

Office Manager

 

 

Williams, Darian

Darian Williams
Accountant

 

 

Williams, Molly

Events & Sponsorship Coordinator Peabody Awards

 

 

Wojdynski, Bartosz

Bartosz Wojdynski
Assistant Professor, Journalism

Dr. Wojdynski teaches courses in multimedia journalism, interactive media, and psychological effects of communication technology. He researches the effects of design and presentation characteristics in digital media on attention, selection, cognition, and attitudes.