Victoria Knight

Graduate Assistant/Health Reporter

Victoria Knight is a graduate assistant and health reporter for WUGA. She is currently a master's student studying health and medical journalism at the University of Georgia, and has a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Tennessee. Victoria helps with daily news updates, as well as co-hosts and produces the weekly segment, Georgia Health News.

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Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what's happening in health around the state. This week, Andy Miller and Victoria Knight talk about an irreversible health condition that is affecting granite workers across the state and the nation. 

 

University of Georgia

Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what's happening in health around the state. This week, Andy Miller and Victoria Knight talk about how the state has changed their lead testing procedures after a Georgia Health News investigation into the practice. 

   
 

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Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what is happening in health around the state. This week, Andy Miller and Victoria Knight talk about the complicated reasons behind why a local hospital is closing in Dahlonega. 

  

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The Georgia Bulldogs Head Coach, Kirby Smart, got a contract extension and pay increase today. 

During a meeting of Georgia athletics’ executive board on Thursday afternoon, a new deal for head coach Kirby Smart was announced. The contract includes a seven year extension through 2024 and a $49 million dollar compensation package. That’s an average of seven million dollars per year, and almost double Smart’s original signing deal of $3.75 million a year. He also received a $1.35 million dollar bonus for winning the SEC Championship and the Rose Bowl this past year. 

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A UGA professor is working on a creating a new type of care for those who have recently lost a loved one. 

 

Toni Miles, a professor of epidemiology in the UGA College of Public Health, started noticing something as she got older – more people were dying around her. And that gave her an idea, one she calls bereavement care. It’s designed for those who have recently experienced the loss of someone close to them.

 

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