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New Media Content Editor
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Education and New Media

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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

Recent Blog Posts

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Holiday Traditions: Crafts

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful,...

Dec. 7, 1941: The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor Day

Today is Pearl Harbor Day, the anniversary of the Japanese attack on American soil in Hawaii. Incidents like this that happened in America’s relatively recent past can be difficult to explain and...

Dave, far right, in a live-action shot on the job.

Fast Forward: Interview with the Executive Producer

Dave Drabik is the Executive Producer/ Director for GPB's STEM career project Fast Forward. In the interview below, Dave shares about his experiences working on the Fast Forward project as well as...

Beautiful, full tree at the Atlanta State Farmers Market (image via Facebook)

Holiday Traditions: The Tree

In the Holiday Traditions: Community post, I mentioned our live Christmas tree. Going to get it is a traditional event that leaves my son clapping and cheering while the tree is hoisted onto the car...

Reading Rainbow Remix

At the age of 20, LaVar Burton played Kunte Kinte in “Roots.” He also played helmsman Geordi La Forge in the first season of Star Trek before being promoted to chief engineer. His large fan base is...

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