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Emily Jones



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.



Latest From This Author

Officials Offer Boating Safety Tips

Headed out on the water this Memorial Day weekend? Public safety officials have some tips to stay safe. ...

May 24, 2019

How Savannah City Planners Hope To Attract Grocery Stores

Food deserts, or areas where there’s nowhere to buy fresh, healthy food, don’t just happen on their own. Everything from city codes to discriminatory lending practices have kept stores and devel...

May 22, 2019

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah, Coastal Events May 2-5

There is lots to do this weekend in Savannah. Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council and Lauren Cleland of Visit Savannah have your guide. ...

May 2, 2019

Seismic Testing Could Proceed Despite Offshore Drilling Pause

While the Trump administration has put a plan to expand offshore drilling on hold, seismic testing could still happen off the Georgia coast. ...

April 26, 2019

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah, Coastal Events April 25-28

It's another spring weekend in Savannah, and there's plenty to do (much of it outdoors). Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune and Heather Henley of the Savannah Morning News have some tips. ...

April 25, 2019


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


Recent Blog Posts

News Muse

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