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CNN’s Richard Griffiths serving as Industry Fellow at Grady College’s Cox Institute

Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, is serving as an Industry Fellow with UGA’s James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester.

Griffiths, who has worked for CNN for 25 years, has announced his CNN retirement effective Feb. 28. CNN is sponsoring Griffiths’ role at Grady College where he will guest lecture in the investigative ­journalism and journalism ethics and diversity courses, and will be available to students as an editor and coach on investigative reporting projects.

His planned ­lectures for the journalism ethics and diversity course will be held in Studio 100 at 12:20 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17; March 3, 17, 31; and April 7 and 14.