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Grady College receives $200,000 grant

UGA’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has been awarded a $200,000 grant to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Visiting Professionals.

“Our directors are pleased to acknowledge Grady College’s impressive advances in media relationships,” says Thomas Eastham, vice ­president and western director of the Hearst Foundation. “This endowment will help ­further facilitate media relationships that enrich ­journalism ­education.”

Grady College is the newest of 34 schools of journalism where Hearst endowments for visiting professionals have been developed in the past 15 years.

Hearst Visiting Professionals will spend approximately one week on campus teaching classes, conducting workshops and serving as consultants to specific Grady College courses.