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Education and New Media

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

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...

The Future Files

This month, GPB aired an original production highlighting STEM advancements around the state, The Future Files. This exciting, new series looks at the future of science, technology and medicine in a...

East Atlanta Village Christmas Tree Lighting 2011. image via Facebook

Holiday Traditions: Community

Fall is my family’s favorite holiday season, and as such it is full of must-have traditions. We have to go to our favorite pumpkin farm where my son gets to have any pumpkin he can carry (a rule...

GPB's coat drive and food drive bins

Holiday Traditions: Charity

Excitedly, I sat down to schedule this month’s blogs. With so many holidays and colder days keeping us cooped up and looking for events and activities to enjoy with friends and family, there are...


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