Phone: 706.769.6655


Degrees and Certifications:

ABJ(Broadcast News)- University of Georgia Gifted certified Jones County Teacher of the Year (2012)

Kip Welch

Originally from south Georgia, Kip Welch graduated from the University of Georgia with a Broadcast News degree. After graduation, he became certified to teach English and has been teaching Journalism in addition to Honors 9th Grade Literature since 2009 in Jones County. Kip was the yearbook advisor for Jones County High School for 2 years and created the Audio/Video Technology and Film curriculum where he started a student-produced news organization. Kip takes his passion for news, video production, and storytelling and applies it to his classroom curriculum to reach students whether they are learning about news literacy or reading a piece of classic literature.