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

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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 Miami Herald and the Florida Center for Investigative Journalism.

I teach a basic web development course in the University of Memphis Department of Journalism. I blog about homebrewing and beer at I blogged a bit at, and helped acquire its harvest report data. I created the website for the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs.

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