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

June 11, 2014 - 1:38pm
First, there was the hybrid. Then, there were the plug-in electric vehicles. Now, we have the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car. Think of it as a plug-in electric car with solar panels on the roof...
May 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
Rich Georgia soil is probably most famous for its peanuts and peaches, but there’s a new crop in town – olives. Longstanding business partners Georgia Senator Tommie Williams, Clint Williams and...
May 5, 2014 - 3:32pm
Imagine a living space with chiming walls, colored lighting to mirror mood, and fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs growing right outside of the window. Now, imagine it all in a 135- square- foot...
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...

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog - July 8, 2014 - 12:28pm
June 29th, 2014. According to calendars, this day, Sunday, June 29th, would begin a week of quiet and stillness at Lassiter High School. Conversation and coaching would cease, the halls would quiet,...
GPB Sports Blog - July 7, 2014 - 5:28pm
This past weekend was a somber one for the North Gwinnett Bulldogs, as a special member of their community and proud supporter of the football team passed away. Cooper O'Brien, who fought a long...
GPB Sports Blog - July 7, 2014 - 3:02pm
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Savannah Pratt Running 6.2 miles in the AJC Peachtree Road Race seems hard enough. So can you imagine doing it in a wheelchair? Over thirty years ago, Shepherd Spinal...
GPB Sports Blog - July 1, 2014 - 5:59pm
It’s Tuesday, July 1st: the start of a new day, a new month and for the GHSA, a new leader at the helm. After twenty-four total years serving on the Georgia High School Association staff, twenty-one...
GPB Sports Blog - June 30, 2014 - 12:53pm
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson From a young age, aspiring football players dream of playing for their varsity football team. The glory of Friday night games, the excitement of huge crowds...

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