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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

Efforts To Cut Georgia Ports' Emissions Lack Concrete Goals

As the Port of Savannah continues to grow, it has also made some changes to go greener. Several key operations have switched from diesel power to electric. But environmental groups say there is more...

January 26, 2020

Futuristic Art, Drag Brunch, More Savannah Events Jan. 23-26

It's another busy weekend in Savannah, and Marianne Ganem Poppell of Savannah Master Calendar has your guide. ...

January 23, 2020

Honoring MLK, Roasting Oysters, More Coastal Events Jan. 16-20

This holiday weekend brings no shortage of fun to the Georgia coast. Mahogany Bowers of Blessings in a Bookbag and Rachael Flora of Connect Savannah have your guide. ...

January 17, 2020

Options Limited For Injured Right Whale Calf

The injuries to a right whale calf spotted off the Georgia coast are worse than originally thought, and scientists have downgraded its chance of survival to poor. Host Rickey Bevington spoke with GP...

January 15, 2020

Critics Call For More Details On Superfund Settlement

Environmental advocates on the coast are calling for more information about a proposed settlement around a polluted superfund site in Glynn County. ...

January 14, 2020


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