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Emily Jones

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Based in Savannah, Emily Jones hosts Morning Edition across the state and reports on all things coastal. Before coming to GPB, she studied broadcast journalism at the Columbia Journalism School and urban history at Brown University. She’s worked for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, WHYY in Philadelphia, and WBRU and RIPR in Providence.

In addition to anchoring and reporting news at WBRU, Emily hosted the alt-rock station’s Retro Lunch as her DJ alter-ego, Domino.

 

 

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Timber Industry Pushes More Biomass Power

If there’s one thing Georgia has a ton of — actually a billion tons — it’s trees. The state leads the country in acres of private timberland and volume of timber harvested. Some in the timbe...

July 11, 2019

6 Deaths Bring Right Whales Closer To Extinction

Six endangered North Atlantic right whales have died in June, four of them this week. This brings Georgia's state marine mammal even closer to extinction. ...

June 28, 2019

Savannah Plans To Restore Historic Square

Savannah is taking steps toward restoring its historic city plan. The National Park Service last year called the city's historic landmark district "threatened." ...

June 10, 2019

A Walk On The Beach To Save Georgia's Sea Turtles

It's sea turtle nesting season, when turtles crawl up on Georgia beaches at night to lay their eggs. Every morning, volunteers walk the beach to look for new nests and block them off so people don't...

June 5, 2019

Savannah And Rome Use Zoning Laws And A Bus To Improve Food Access

Access to fresh, healthy food is not a given in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Agriculture tracks areas here that are low-income and have limited access to grocery stores, also referred to as “fo...

May 29, 2019

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St. Simons Residents Push For Local Government

St. Simons Island could become Georgia’s next city. It attracts a lot of development. And some residents think only a local city government can make sure developers preserve the island’s character....

February 26, 2016 - 7:09pm

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Feb. 18-21

Mahogany Bowers, founder of Blessings in a Bookbag, and Heather Henley, editor of Do Savannah, offer up some ways to have fun in Savannah this weekend. Heather’s picks: -St. Pat’s is still a month...

February 19, 2016 - 11:33am
Chatham County Sheriff

SSU Professor Says New Sheriff Must Bring "Credibility"

When voters in Chatham County head to the polls on March 1, they won’t just cast ballots in the presidential primary. They’ll also choose a new sheriff. Larry Stewart is a criminal justice professor...

February 15, 2016 - 8:40am

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Feb. 11-14

Molly Swagler, vice president of the Tourism Leadership Council, and Dan Gleason, local concierge and chairman of the Coastal Concierge Association, offer up some ways to find fun and romance in...

February 11, 2016 - 1:37pm

GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz Steps Down

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz is stepping down. Foltz has worked at the Ports Authority for 12 years and has been its executive director for six. Foltz says change at the...

February 3, 2016 - 3:14pm

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A Sneak Peek At The Newest Route To The Port Of Savannah

(This story also appears on Medium.) As GPB takes a look at transportation throughout Georgia, we’re not just interested in what moves you (that is, #WhatMovesYouGA); we’re also looking at what...

October 2, 2015 - 9:31pm