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Casual conversations with people connected with the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia

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Casual conversations with people connected with the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia

    Heather Adams (ABJ '98) talks P.R., Nashville, and entrepreneurship

    Heather Adams (ABJ '98) talks P.R., Nashville, and entrepreneurship

    Heather Adams (ABJ '98) is the founder and CEO of Choice Media and Communications in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the Grady Society Alumni Board and is a regular attendee of AdPR Connection and Grady's Career Day. Heather joins Dayne Young to discuss her path to public relations from Grady, growing a business in Nashville and opening up her own communications agency. Editor's note: the episode was recorded prior to the coronavirus pandemic. Any references to campus or gathering together were made before any social distancing guidelines. 

    • 25 min
    Don Sylvester (ABJ '75), Oscar winning sound editor

    Don Sylvester (ABJ '75), Oscar winning sound editor

    Don Sylvester (ABJ '75) recently won the Oscar for sound editing on "Ford v Ferrari." He joined Dayne Young and Jay Hamilton, Grady's entertainment and media studies department head, to discuss the intricacies of film sound editing, the awards season for "Ford v Ferrari" and his time as a student at Grady College. 

    • 28 min
    Greg Bluestein (ABJ '04) and Joe Watson discuss political coverage

    Greg Bluestein (ABJ '04) and Joe Watson discuss political coverage

    Greg Bluestein (ABJ '04), political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, joined Joe Watson, Tieger professor of public affairs communications, to discuss how political campaigns are covered from the journalism and public relations perspectives. This conversation took place at Grady College in February and is a combined partnership of the Kennedy, Tieger and Carter professors. 

    • 59 min
    Kendall Trammell (ABJ '16), CNN digital programming producer

    Kendall Trammell (ABJ '16), CNN digital programming producer

    Kendall Trammell (ABJ '16) is a global digital programming producer at CNN. She joins Grady College Conversations to discuss her path from graduation to CNN. She provides insight to how CNN makes journalistic decisions for digital viewers. She also gives advice to current students about how to take advantage of the opportunities presented at Grady College.

    • 30 min
    Nick Glickman (ABJ '16)

    Nick Glickman (ABJ '16)

    Nick Glickman (ABJ '16) is a young alumnus of Grady now working for Zirkonzahn USA. He often returns to campus for AdPR Connection and the Grady College Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day to recruit students seeking their first job. He gives his advice to students while also sharing his success story.

    • 32 min
    Ernie Johnson Jr., Turner Sports host

    Ernie Johnson Jr., Turner Sports host

    Ernie Johnson Jr. (ABJ '78) joins Dayne Young to discuss his journey from Grady College to becoming one of the nation's most accomplished and respected sports broadcasters. He gives advice to aspiring broadcasters and talks a little UGA basketball as well. 

    • 23 min

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