Student Spotlight – Gina Karsebloom

Name: Gina Karseboom Major/Minor: Advertising Major, New Media Certificate Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Campus Involvement: I am the Vice President of Networking and Professional Relations for AdClub. Additionally, I serve the role as the account executive for my team with Talking Dog, UGA’s student-run advertising agency. I am also a general member of my sorority, Sigma…

PRSSA Classic City Tour of Athens

On Thursday, November 15, Grady College students participated in the third annual PRSSA Classic City Tour of Athens. Led by professor Kim Landrum, students visited Jackson Spalding, See.Spark.Go and UGA’s Sports Information Office to learn about working with clients, creating relationships and managing reputations. Brian Brodrick, Alison Geist and Bryan Harris led the discussions at…

Our Plastic, Our Problem

Our Plastic, Our Problem This fall, students from Kim Landrum and Kristen Smith’s Advanced Graphics classes collaborated a project called “Our Plastic, Our Problem.” Their task was to visually depict the problem of plastic trash in the world’s waterways, and they were displayed in an exhibit as part of the UGA Spotlight on the Art…

PR Campaigns class + Lil’ Ice Cream Dude

We’re honored to have worked with Beau! Last spring, our PR Campaigns class helped Beau Shell of Lil’ Ice Cream Dude to revamp his online communication. Beau is 14 years old from Cedar Shoals and was the recipient of the Young Entrepreneur Achievement Award. He was honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington,…

Chicago Agency Tour

AdPR students had a great time on the Chicago Agency Tour! This October, 15 of our AdPR students attended the Chicago Agency Tour led by senior lecturer in advertising Jennifer Barnhart. They visited eight different advertising and public relations agencies: Mindshare, SapientRazorfish, Ogilvy & Mather, Energy BBDO, Fusion92, Mekanism, Golin, and McGarryBowen. One of their…

Student Spotlight- Jackie Prine

Jackie Prine Major: Advertising Minor: Studio Art Hometown: Valdosta, Ga Campus Involvement: Talking Dog — Art Director 2018, Junior Art Director 2017 AdClub– 2017–current, VP of Communication, Digital, and Design 2018 American Marketing Association — 2016-2017 Pi Beta Phi 2016-current Name of your position and company you worked with this summer: Creative Intern at Luckie…

Student Spotlight- Sarah Cunningham

Student Spotlight Sarah Cunningham Major: Public Relations Minor: Spanish Certificate: Public Affairs Professional Certificate Hometown: Cumming, GA Campus Involvement: Carolyn Caudell Tieger Fellow, Media Relations Peer Learning Assistant, Introduction to Public Affairs Communications Name of your position and company you worked with this summer: State Advocacy Media Intern, Planned Parenthood Federation of America/Planned Parenthood Action…

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…