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Drew Dawson

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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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 12/05/16 | Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday celebrations of light and music and more...

(Event date: Tue 12/06)   You’re invited to help brighten the holiday season at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on AU’s Summerville Campus Tuesday at 6pm. Augusta University...

December 1, 2016 - 9:32am
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/28/16 | Holiday events happening around our area

(Event Date: Wed 11/30)   The Augusta Public Library Headquarters on 823 Telfair Street offers “Tech Help for Tablets and E-Readers” this Wednesday from 6pm-7pm. The...

November 28, 2016 - 9:59am
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/21/16 | Wind Ensemble, Jazz Noir, The Nutcracker...

(Event Date: Tue 11/22)   The city of Augusta presents a “Senior Adult Thanksgiving Luncheon” tomorrow from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. Senior Adults ages 55 and over are welcome. It'...

November 18, 2016 - 11:52am
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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 11/14/16 | Cultural Arts all over the CSRA

(Event Date: Tue 11/15)   This week in Augusta, a Lunch-&-Learn with Author Tom Mack. Tuesday from Noon til 1, Mack is set to share tales from his book, Hidden History of Aiken County....

November 14, 2016 - 12:55pm
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Wait 'Til You Hear This Guy Play! Pianist/Composer John Bucchino in concert Nov. 19th on GPB

Piano is arguably one of the most challenging instruments to master. 88 Keys. Countless combinations of chords, notes and scales. Most who claim some degree of expertise share a story arc that...

November 7, 2016 - 3:59pm

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