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 - June 23, 2014 - 3:03pm
Written By: GPB Sports Intern Jannah Bolds The Garden proved too much for the Atlanta Dream yesterday as they recorded their fourth loss of the season to the New York Liberty 78-85. Atlanta prevailed...
GPB Sports Blog - June 16, 2014 - 12:15pm
Written by: Jannah Bolds Offense sells tickets, defense wins games. No matter how annoyingly cliché that statement is, it proves itself true time and time again. This time, the Spartanburg High...
GPB Sports Blog - June 16, 2014 - 11:41am
Written by: Katie Wilson and Savannah Pratt Katie: The Spartanburg Vikings fought their way to victory this Friday at the first National Select 7-on-7 Qualifier Tournament. They'll head to Hoover,...
GPB Sports Blog - May 29, 2014 - 5:00pm
The 2014 GHSA baseball state finals wrapped up in dramatic fashion Tuesday with a 5A Game 3 battle between the Houston County Bears and the Whitewater Wildcats. This state title take-home was the...
On The Story - April 21, 2014 - 3:13pm
A big week lies ahead for Georgia’s southern farmland and its growers as one of the state’s signature edible delights makes its annual spring debut in grocery stores and farmers markets across the...

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