Grant J Smith is an award-winning journalist, data and GIS specialist and web developer living in Memphis, Tennessee.

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I work full-time The Commercial Appeal. Much of my work supports the Data Center and special projects. I also occasionally commit journalism for the Florida Center for Investigative Journalism.

I teach a web development course in the University of Memphis Department of Journalism. I blog about homebrewing and beer at I recently started blogging at and helping acquire its harvest report data. I also teach a basic web development course in the University of Memphis Department of Journalism.

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