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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 09/05/16 | Marty Stuart, Jasper String Quartet, Story Time, "Perfectly Aged" Historic Augusta, more!

(Mon 9/5)   It’s another edition of “Monday at the Museum”. The Augusta Museum of History presents the program on the first Monday of each month with the goal of...

September 6, 2016 - 5:15pm
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 08/29/16 | Jazz at the Bell, Beauty and the Beast, Aiken's Makin' and much more!

(Mon 08/29) The Hopelands Summer Concert Series continues on The Windham Performing Arts Stage. Monday evening, it’s “The Aiken Concert Band”. Show time is 7pm and admission is free...

August 29, 2016 - 4:08pm
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 08/22/16 | Classical, Jazz, Road Race, River Float, "Camelot" Auditions, More!

(Mon 8/22)   The Hopelands Summer Concert Series, presented by The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department, continues on The Windham Performing Arts Stage. Tonight, it...

August 22, 2016 - 12:10pm
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New Name, New Look for GPB-Augusta’s JAZZ Series | Straight A Jazz | SEASON KICKOFF 9/24!

In September of 2014, GPB-Augusta, in partnership with The Greater Augusta Arts Council, Garden City Jazz, and The Augusta University Department of Music, launched the ground-breaking “Jazz at...

August 16, 2016 - 11:39am
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 08/15/16 | International Film Fest, India Day, Arts Alive!, 5k Glow Run, More!

(Mon 08/15)   Monday at 7pm “Lo Down Brown” takes to the Windham Performing Arts Stage as part of the Hopelands Gardens Summer Concert Series, presented by The City of Aiken...

August 12, 2016 - 9:35am