‘The Walking Dead’ exec. producer to speak at UGA

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The executive producer of the Georgia-filmed cable show “The Walking Dead” will speak during an appearance at the University of Georgia.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1fbuF58) that Gale Anne Hurd will speak at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication professor Nate Kohn will interview the producer during “A Conversation with Gale Anne Hurd.”

The event is free and open to the public.

The AMC show, much of which is filmed in and around Senoia, features characters trying to survive in a world where zombie-like “walkers” attack them.

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Information from: Athens Banner-Herald, http://www.onlineathens.com

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