AdPR Alumni Spotlight: Carter Barnett

Meet another one of our recent alumni, Carter Barnett. Barnett is an Advertising major who graduated in the Grady College class of 2015. She is currently working as a Junior Planner in the strategy department at Mythic, a midsize agency in Charlotte, NC. AdPR Department: How did your experience in Grady help you find your position after…

UGA PRSSA members tour Washington, D.C.

From Tuesday, January 31 through Friday, February 3, a group of 12 UGA PRSSA members and two AdPR faculty attended the annual Washington, D.C. Agency Tour. This tour is exclusive to UGA PRSSA members to tour top agencies. The group arrived on Tuesday night and started the tour with the American Red Cross, Finn Partners/Widmeyer…

Welcome Joe Watson: Tieger Professor in Public Affairs Communications

Please join us in welcoming Joe Watson, the inaugural Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professor in Public Affairs Communications. Joe will supervise our new certificate program in Public Affairs Communications, and we could not have placed this important program in better hands. Joe joins us from Exelon Corporation in Chicago, where for many years he served in a variety of…

AdPR students visit tech industry giants during trip to Silicon Valley

  AdPR students looking to enhance their education were selected for a 3-day immersive experience in California’s Silicon Valley over winter break. Through the new Grady AdPR partnership with eBay and help of UGA alum Suzy Deering (CMO of eBay), students were connected with a number of industry giants including eBay, Facebook, Google, Pinterest, Imgur,…

AdPR’s 2017 spring speaker series highlights importance of research

The Grady College Department of Advertising and Public Relations will host a series of guest speakers for faculty this spring to discuss the importance of research for the profession. “Research is a top priority for the program. We’re excited to offer a research series for faculty and graduate students,” said Tom Reichert, department head of…

Costa selected for Lockheed Martin’s Communication Leadership Development Program

Ananda Costa, a recent graduate with a degree in public relations and a New Media certificate from Grady College, is one of the top students selected for Lockheed Martin’s two-year rotational Communication Leadership Development Program. Throughout her time in Grady College, Ananda gained valuable experience in her leadership roles including the co-director of AdPR Connection…

Two AdPR students selected for AAF’s 2017 Most Promising Multicultural Students Program

Two Grady College advertising majors have been named to the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) 2017 Class of Most Promising Multicultural Students (MPMS). Emily Laramy and Savannah Rabin are part of the elite group of 50 students from AAF’s college chapter network who were selected for the program through a vetted application process that included essays, letters of recommendation, resumes and…

Department of Advertising & Public Relations

The AdPR Advisory 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 and public sectors worldwide. Gabriel Boehmer Communications Manager Wells Fargo Portland, Oregon…

Brian Wong Presents Tips on Success from “The Cheat Code” to AdPR

On Friday, Sept. 14, the AdPR Department hosted guest speaker Brian Wong to discuss his new book The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success. Wong is the founder and CEO of Kiip, an innovative approach to mobile marketing that helps connect brands to consumers through a rewards platform…

AdPR’s Executive Advisory Council welcomes new members

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…

The success of AdPR Week 2016

The Grady College’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations hosted AdPR Week from Sept. 26 through Sept. 30. The week incorporated speakers and visitors including those from Wieden + Kennedy and Gary McCormick, from GMc Communications, hosted by faculty and student organizations. Each AdPR event exposed students to industry related information and helpful advice from professionals….

Moxie leads Fall content strategy workshop for AdPR students

On Sept. 30, 2016, Grady College’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations hosted Moxie, a digital marketing agency, for an N>GEN content strategy workshop. AdPR seniors were selected to participate in the workshop that is held once a semester. The seniors broke out in instructional sessions and then worked in groups to present campaigns to the…