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 - February 6, 2014 - 2:23pm
The annual signing day frenzy has come and gone. The letters have been signed and the baseball caps selected and displayed for cheering friends, family, teammates and even national television...
GPB Sports Blog - February 5, 2014 - 3:12pm
Wednesday, February 5th is a day that high school football recruits have long awaited: National Signing Day. Today, high school seniors begin their journey of play at the next level, as they announce...
GPB Sports Blog - December 22, 2013 - 5:53pm
In over sixty years of football at Norcross High School, two state titles have been won. Head Coach Keith Maloof and his Blue Devils squad not only made history with the 2012 6A trophy, they did it...
GPB Sports Blog - December 6, 2013 - 5:08pm
Change can be difficult. It was for North Gwinnett when in 2010, Lanier High opened and split the schools. But North head Coach Bob Sphire, who's led the Bulldogs since 2006, says what might've been...
GPB Sports Blog - November 15, 2013 - 6:10pm
It's playoff time, folks! We've broken out the brackets and things are truly coming down to the wire as 160 teams compete tonight for a spot in the second round of the GHSA playoffs next Friday....

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