2018-2019 AdPR Interns

Brooke Malasek and Kayla Nichols are this year’s AdPR Department Interns. They’ve been behind the scenes on social media and AdPRide Week. Brooke Malasek, senior PR major Outside of class Brooke is from Peachtree City, Georgia, and she loves to fly! She is currently taking flight lessons towards earning her Private Pilot License, and she…

2018 AdPRide Week Recap

AdPR Week 2018 – A huge success! September 17-21 was a week-long celebration of the advertising and public relations professions which focused on crisis communication, the media environment and great Georgia brands. Our students heard from multiple top communications professionals about a variety of topics and subject matters. They were also able to represent their…

Georgia Brands Panel in AdPR

AdPR Week is on the horizon at Grady College! As we enter our fourth annual celebration, we are excited to announce guest speakers and a fun social media campaign, #AdPRide, to develop a sense of community and engagement among students and alumni in Advertising and Public Relations. On Wednesday, September 19th, top brands in Georgia will discuss…

Student Internship Spotlight – Avery Whitehead

Avery Whitehead interned at Precision Strategies as a Communications Intern this past summer. She is from Baltimore, MD, and is a Political Science and Public Relations major minoring in Women’s Studies and obtaining a Public Affairs Professional Certificate. She has been a campus tour guide at the UGA Visitors Center for two years, and is a member…

AdPR Executive Advisory Board Welcomes New Members, Jeff Baker and Eugenio Mendez

AdPR is honored to welcome the following new members to our Executive Advisory Council. The Council is a diverse group of leading communications professionals committed to supporting the vision of the Department of Advertising & Public Relations, and assist the department with activities that align with the most current industry drivers in both the commercial…

AdPR Vantage Point Speaker Series: Angela Alfano

Angela Alfano, ABJ ’10, kicked off the AdPR Vantage Point Speaker series this week with her presentation on transitioning from a free agent to a young sports PR executive. Alfano is entering her third season as head of global communications at Tough Mudder, the leading sports, active lifestyle and media brand. In her role, Alfano…

Kailyn Sanders selected as a Most Promising Multicultural Student

Kailyn Sanders, a fourth-year advertising major at Grady College, has been named to the 2018 American Advertising Federation of Most Promising Multicultural students. Every year the American Advertising Federation selects 50 multicultural students nationwide that they feel represents some of the top emerging talent in the advertising industry. Through this program students attend a four-day…