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Drew Dawson

  • Station Manager/Host
  • 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.

Archive News Articles

A Tale of Two Cities at Cherry Tree

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 26, 2014 - 1:00am

A Brooklynite Experiences Culture Shock at Cherry Tree

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 19, 2014 - 12:00am

A Single Mom and Two Seniors Reminisce About Cherry Tree

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 12, 2014 - 1:00am

Stories from the Cherry Tree Listening Project

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 6, 2014 - 2:58am

Not What you Might Expect: The Stories of a Blighted Augusta Neighborhood

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...

May 4, 2014 - 5:58pm

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Staff Favorites

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 07/25/16

(Wed 7/27)   Tomorrow at 10:30am, Super Awesome Story Time at Augusta’s Book Tavern goes to the dogs! Special guest Elizabeth Burgess will be reading How to be a Dog by Jo Williamson...

July 21, 2016 - 4:54pm
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 07/18/16 | Jazz, Southern Rock, History, Drama, Insects, and More!

(Mon 7/18)   The Hopelands Summer Concert Series, presented by The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department, continues on The Windham Performing Arts Stage. Tonight, it...

July 15, 2016 - 9:36am
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 07/11/16 | Boat Racing, 4H Yoga, FREE Summer Movies, Junior Golf Championship, More!

(Sun – Thu 7/10-14) Young golfers are in town demonstrating their skills. It’s the 5th annual “Vaughn Taylor Championship” at Jones Creek Golf Club in Columbia County,...

July 8, 2016 - 4:18pm
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 07/04/16 | Water Games, Summer Music & Film Series, Equines at The Morris...

(Mon 7/4)  This week in Augusta, a children’s July 4th Celebration.  It’s part of the Augusta Museum of History “Monday At The Museum” series. From 10 til 11 Monday...

July 5, 2016 - 12:47pm
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 06/27/16 | More outdoor summertime concerts, Kids Activities, Horses @ The Morris, more!

(Mon 6/27)  This week in Augusta, there’s a program for free-spirited adults at The Headquarters Branch library downtown on Telfair Street. It’s called, “Adults Can Color Too!...

June 24, 2016 - 4:14pm