Drew Dawson

Drew Dawson

Station Manager/Host

Department: WACG-FM - WACG-HD/GPB - Augusta

Drew Dawson is the Station Manager/Host at GPB radio’s Augusta bureau. He is a veteran radio broadcaster, program manager and news professional. Prior to joining GPB, he was part of the multiplatform news operation at the iconic WGBH in Boston.

Dawson has worked for Virtual News Center, Westwood One’s Metro Networks and several local stations across the country.

He is originally from Boston and is a graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communication.

Recent News Articles

May 26, 2014 - 5:00am
This week, The Cherry Tree Listening Project is a tale of two cities. Monday, we hear from a woman whose experience living in Cherry Tree was nothing short of hell-ish. Then, we meet a family (mom...
May 19, 2014 - 4:00am
This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York...
May 12, 2014 - 5:00am
On the Cherry Tree Listening Project:we start week two of the month-long run with a look at Cherry Tree Crossing from another viewpoint. Jerry Howard and Doug Downs are long time employees of The...
May 6, 2014 - 6:58am
The stories we’re hearing this week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project are from three different perspectives: First, we’ll hear from a long-time resident, who, now as a senior citizen, recognizes...
May 4, 2014 - 9:58pm
Nobody’s going to argue that Cherry Tree didn’t have its share of problems, but the view from the outside (read that “media coverage”) was a good bit different from that of the residents. Along with...

Recent Blog Posts

Best of Public Radio - May 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
Friday 5/30/14…In this, the final segment of The Cherry Tree Listening Project, Lanie Golden and her daughter Ashley talk about their bonds, and how growing up in the socio-economic climate of a...
Best of Public Radio - May 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
Thursday 5/29/14…Growing up in a place like Cherry Tree Crossing impacts your values. The Kennedy Golden Children are all excellent students, healthy, and well adjusted, yet their views on some...
Best of Public Radio - May 28, 2014 - 3:42pm
Wednesday 5/28/14…Herman, Corey and Ashley are teenagers. They grew up in Cherry Tree Crossing with their mom, dad, and three younger siblings. Their memories of their childhood are idyllic, but for...
Best of Public Radio - May 27, 2014 - 11:20am
Tuesday 5/27/14…Herman & Lanie Golden have been together since middle school. They're married now, and have 6 healthy, intelligent, well-rounded children. All of the kids were raised in Cherry...
Best of Public Radio - May 26, 2014 - 9:30am
Monday 5/26/14….Renee Green moved into Cherry Tree as part of her plan to complete her college education. Lower housing costs meant she could work part time, and become a full time student. However...

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