Grace Olson

Grace Olson

Social Media Correspondent

Department: Sports

Grace is ecstatic to be the newest member of the GPB sports team! She is currently completing her college career at the University of Georgia as a senior, finishing up undergraduate degrees in both Digital & Broadcast Journalism and Sport Management. Grace has worked with all of the major sports networks since Fall of 2010 as a runner and production assistant, helping to cover events such as the SEC Championship, the NCAA Final Four, the summer X Games, and the BCS National Championship. She has completed internships at both FOX 5 Sports in Atlanta and Turner Sports.Grace's newest venture is taking on the role of Social Media Correspondent for GPB Sports. A Georgia girl all her life, Grace attended Dunwoody High School and was a football cheerleader all four years. She is so excited to again be a part of the experience that made her high school days so enjoyable and to serve the Georgia community by helping GPB Sports showcase the talent, passion, spirit and dedication that is attached to high school sports across the wonderful state of Georgia.

Recent News Articles

April 21, 2014 - 2:45pm
Vidalia onion growers can legally pack and ship onions this week. But so far the state’s agriculture commissioner doesn’t appear to be doing anything to punish a Georgia grower who admits to packing...
April 3, 2014 - 6:44pm
The crack of a baseball bat is a familiar and exciting sound on spring nights in Savannah, home of the Sand Gnats. This year, that sound may be bittersweet as the Sand Gnats begin what’s most likely...
February 25, 2014 - 3:30pm
The 40-day legislative session demands a great deal of time and commitment from Georgia’s legislators and their staff. Between hearings and meetings, lawmakers have little time for outside activities...
February 25, 2014 - 11:54am
The voices of lawmakers, lobbyists, staff and visitors are easy to hear throughout the Georgia State Capitol during the legislative session. Occasionally, however, student groups bring their musical...

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog - September 20, 2013 - 2:41pm
A lot is said through the leadership and playing abilities of McEachern quarterback Ty Clemons. But there's a lot more behind the face mask. My Thursday night coversation with the senior quarterback...
GPB Sports Blog - September 13, 2013 - 1:30pm
It's that time again...time for some "Football Fridays in Georgia!" Tonight, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs meet the Norcross Blue Devils in a game that could ultimately determine the winner of Region 7...
GPB Sports Blog - September 6, 2013 - 12:18pm
The high school football playoffs, especially those in the South, are understatedly an exciting time of year for loyal alumni, fans, parents, students, athletes, school administration, bands,...
GPB Sports Blog - August 30, 2013 - 1:26am
The 2013 Corky Kell Classic has already spent a week in the books…can you believe it!? For those of you who were beyond ready to get "America's favorite game" back on the big screen, what better way...
GPB Sports Blog - August 7, 2013 - 5:20pm
Football Fridays in Georgia are upon us yet again! From the Corky Kell Classic in August, to Football Fridays, all the way to the state finals in December, GPB is set to bring you some of the most...

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