Statesboro's Grice Connect is a division finalist in the 2023 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism a national competition seeking groundbreaking startups that will reinvent media in the coming decade.
Grice Connect has been named a finalist in the Future of News Division supported by Knight Foundation. This competition is looking for a startup pioneering new ways to report the news and provide communities with fact-based insight, analysis, and information.
VOTE NOW to select Grice Connect as the Audience Choice Award winner for the 2023 Next Challenge for Media & Journalism! This additional award of up to $10,000 will go to a Division Finalist with the most public votes as of 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, May 24th.
When you click VOTE NOW you will have the opportunity to watch Grice Connect's founder, DeWayne Grice share his vision for Grice Connect and how the award from this competition will help us expand our local news locally and in the region.
Help fund 100 local stories
This $10,000 award would help Grice Connect fund 100 local stories. Grice Connect is supported financially voluntarily by subscribers to the Bulloch Daily newsletter and through local business sponsorships. 100% of the revenue we generate goes back into supporting rescuing local news in Bulloch County.
If you love Grice Connect and want to see our coverage expanded, VOTE NOW to help us.
Glen Nelson Center at American Public Media Group (APMG) launched the second annual Next Challenge for Media and Journalism. The Next Challenge is a national startup competition seeking groundbreaking for-profit and nonprofit startups that will reinvent media in the coming decade.
APMG is hosting this year’s competition in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Thomson Reuters, Google News Initiative and YouTube. AT&T Foundation provided grant support for this program. Public media partners include Minnesota Public Radio, WAMU, KERA, WHYY, and KPCC.
“The Next Challenge is an unparalleled opportunity to see the future of media,” said Jeff Freeland Nelson, Executive Director of Glen Nelson Center. "It is inspiring to see the solutions these startups present to the real challenges confronting the media industry.”