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Sean Powers

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Sean Powers is Georgia Public Broadcasting's first director of podcasting. He joined GPB in 2014 as a producer/reporter with On Second Thought, and remained with the program until 2018. For his last four months on the show, he served as acting senior producer. Powers is a native of the south suburbs of Chicago, and he graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri. In 2012, he completed a fellowship at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He moved to Atlanta after working as a reporter for the public radio station in Urbana, Ill. His reporting has earned him a dozen Associated Press awards, two regional Edward R. Murrow awards, five national PRNDI awards, honors from the Atlanta Press Club, and recognition from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters. Powers previously developed podcasts for ListenUp Audiobooks in Atlanta. He's also mentored teenage journalists who report for VOX Teen Communications, a magazine in Atlanta.

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The Credits Podcast: Voice Actor Bob Carter On Becoming A Bad Guy

Every year, f ans of anime, gaming, comics, and animation assemble in Atlanta for MomoCon. Georgia’s film and television industry is well represented. One of the featured speakers at this year's M...

May 22, 2019

Voice Actor Bob Carter Takes 'The Credits' Behind The Scenes of Atlanta's MomoCon

Calling all anime, gaming, comics and animation fans: This is your weekend. MomoCon 2019 kicks off Thursday in Atlanta. Voice actors, designers, writers and showrunners take animation enthusiasts be...

May 22, 2019

The Credits Podcast: A Casting Director On Finding The Next Star

Host Kalena Boller talks with Chad Darnell , who is a casting director, writer, and actor in Georgia. Chad has spent the last few years in Savannah growing that city's film industry . He also recent...

May 16, 2019

The Credits Podcast: 'We're the bartender on set, but we don't serve alcohol'

Imagine that you have to be on a film or television set at 4 a.m. It can be grueling after working all day. Stephanie Morales is there to the rescue. She runs a food truck on set for cast and crew i...

May 10, 2019

On Second Thought For Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Gnats don’t read maps, but the bugs do seem hesitant to cross an unseen, geographic boundary in Georgia. Learn about the disparities north and south of the "gnat line" from Tales from the Gnat Lin...

May 8, 2019

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Jimmy Carter Shows Faith And Humor As He Talks About Cancer Diagnosis

Former President Jimmy Carter says he’s going to take a step back from his role at the Carter Center as he gets treated for melanoma – which has spread to his brain. At a press conference in Atlanta...

August 20, 2015 - 10:33am

Find Your First Car (And More Than 4,000 Others) At This Northwest Georgia Junkyard

Driving through White, Georgia you might come up on what looks like a forest preserve. Look closer and you’ll see it’s actually a graveyard for rare and retired vehicles. What started as a car...

August 5, 2015 - 6:13pm

'The Next Station Is...Fresh Veggies' - Sounds From A MARTA Farmers Market

Atlanta’s West End neighborhood is easy to access. It's not so easy for residents to reach fresh food, but that might be changing. A small farmers market featuring locally grown produce has people...

August 1, 2015 - 12:49pm

Why Atlanta Is An Epicenter Of A New HIV/AIDS Epidemic

On a late night in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward, lots of people were leaving and going to bars. Out there on the side of the street was Gary Jerkins of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He was standing in...

July 22, 2015 - 4:47pm
New Georgia State School Superintendent

Interview: New State School Superintendent Previews Vision

Republican Richard Woods was sworn in today in a ceremony at the Capitol. Woods worked s a teacher and administrator in Irwin County for more than 20 years. He is opposed to Common Core standards...

January 12, 2015 - 4:26pm

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