Faculty and Staff
Faculty Advisor, The Carolina Agency
|Department:||School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
|Office:||School of Journalism and Mass Communications
800 Sumter Street, Room 237
Columbia, SC 29208
|LinkedIn:||My LinkedIn profile|
B.A., Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame
M.S., Public Relations and Corporate Communication, New York University
Ernie Grigg emphasizes real world experience and current events in his classes. Through interactive projects, he encourages deeper understanding and discussion of news stories as well as the public relations practitioner's role in creating them. Having worked in the public, private, and social sectors, Grigg tries to show his students the various nuances of strategic communication within different industries and organizations.
Research/Areas of Interest
Grigg's research interests include public affairs and policy (primarily K-12 education), political campaigns, philanthropic communications, social media strategy, and writing for different media.
- Faculty advisor, USC Bateman Competition Team
- Member, City of Columbia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- Consultant, South Carolina Juvenile Reentry Coalition