Drew Dawson

Station Manager & Host

Drew Dawson is the Station Manager/Host at GPB radio’s Augusta bureau. He is a veteran radio broadcaster, program manager and news professional. Prior to joining GPB, he was part of the multi-platform news operation at the iconic WGBH in Boston. 

Dawson has worked for Virtual News Center, Westwood One’s Metro Networks and several local stations across the country.

He is originally from Boston and is a graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communication.

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  • Judge Rules Against Paper Ballots For November Election
  • Vote On Gulch Redevelopment Tax Incentives Delayed
  • Coca Cola: "No Interest In Marijuana Or Cannabis"

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  • Paper Ballot Decision Pending
  • Georgia Red Cross Volunteers Deploy For Florence Recovery
  • Parks & Trails Network Proposed Along Chattahoochee River

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses what happens in our bodies at the cellular level as a result of physical trauma like a car accident or bullet wound.  The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the 17 GPB radio stations across Georgia. For more Medical Minute episodes, visit the GPBNews.Org and search “The Medical Minute”.  The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia in collaboration with GPB-Augusta. 


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  • Hurricane Florence Poses Minimal Risk To Georgia
  • Atlanta City Council Discusses The Future Of The Gulch
  • College Football Teams Adjust Weekend Schedules

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  • Hurricane Florence Will Impact Georgia
  • Attorneys: State Can't Take Over Hartsfield Jackson Airport Until 2036
  • GBI Sends Atlanta City Hall Open Records Probe Results To Attorney General

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  • Gov. Deal Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Hurricane Florence
  • Abrams, Kent Schedule Two Debates
  • Hearing On Switch To Paper Ballots Underway

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  • New GM At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • Affordable Housing Complex Opens In Atlanta
  • Hurricane Florence

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  • Augusta Enacts Smoking Ban
  • Organization Calls For Transparency In Ambulance Provider Selection Process
  • Christian University In GA. Cuts Ties With Nike

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses what brain scientists call “cracking the neural code”… understanding how our neurons work together to enable “thinking” and “doing” in real time.  The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the 17 GPB radio stations across Georgia. For more Medical Minute episodes, visit the GPBNews.Org and search “The Medical Minute”.  The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia in collaboration with GPB-Augusta. 


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  • Mayor Bottoms Cancels Agreement To House ICE Detainees At City Jail
  • Augusta Boarding House For Homeless And Indigent Ordered Closed
  • Former Atlanta Police Officer Re-Indicted On Felony Murder Charge

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  • $50m To Georgia Farmers To Cover Tariff Losses
  • Record Number Of Children In Georgia Foster Care System
  • Project Chronicles South's LGBTQ History

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  • New Atlanta Web Portal To Show Government Spending
  • Contentious Debate For Rights To Provide Augusta Ambulance Service
  • Braves Try Again Against Red Sox Tonight At SunTrust Park

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  • Reward Offered In Confederate Monument Vandalization 
  • Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice To Be Sworn In
  • Atlanta Dream One Win Away From WNBA Finals Berth

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses new research into how hypertension impairs cognitive function.  The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the 17 GPB radio stations across Georgia. For more Medical Minute episodes, visit the GPBNews.Org and search “The Medical Minute”.  The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia in collaboration with GPB-Augusta.  


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  • Kasim Reed Defends Half Million Dollars In Bonus Payments
  • Confederate Avenue New Name Selected
  • S.A.F.E. Commission Views New Voting System Options

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  • Convicted NSA Leaker Reality Winner 'Grateful' To President Trump
  • Former Medical Examiner Sentenced To 8 Years In 'Sex For Opiods' Scheme
  • Cumberland Island Featured On U.S. Mint Commemorative Coin

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  • New Name For Newly Renovated Philips Arena
  • Relocating Homeless People Who Sleep At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • More Toll Lanes For Cobb County

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  • Dragon Con Upgrades Security Plan
  • Voting Machine Vendors Pitch State Election Officials
  • Atlanta Dream Continues WNBA Playoff Run Tonight

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  • Grady Hospital Was On Terrorist Trainer's Target List
  • Augusta University Health Reports Dramatic Financial Turn Around
  • Allman Brothers Band Founder Suffers Stroke

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses how some medicines, normally used as pain relievers and anti-depressants, are being looked at as viable treatments for glaucoma.  The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the 17 GPB radio stations across Georgia. The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia in collaboration with GPB-Augusta. 


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  • Randolph County Precincts To Remain Open
  • 76K New Residents In Metro Atlanta
  • Martinez Goes For MLS Scoring Record Tonight

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  • Judge Sentences NSA Leaker To 63 Months
  • Atlanta's Oglethorpe University Launches Innovative Tuition Plan
  • Renovations At Augusta National Golf Course Announced

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  • Buford County School Superintendent On Tape Using Racial Slurs
  • 15-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Sex Traffickers In Marietta
  • Marietta High School Athletes Can Play During GHSA Appeal Process

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  • Atlanta Activists Call For Close Of City Detention Center
  • Georgia Gets $10.3m Grant From U.S. Election Assistance Commission
  • Cobb Co. Judge Rules Marietta High School Athletes Should Get New GHSA Hearings

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  • LGBTQ Advocates To Protest At Atlanta City Council Meeting
  • Emergency Hearing In Cobb County Superior Court For Banned Marietta HS Football Players
  • Atlanta Dream Earn First Round Bye In WNBA Playoffs

In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Joseph Hobbs, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, discusses some circumstances in which normally harmful “oxidative stress” is actually good for us.  The Medical Minute airs at 8:18 a.m., 1:20 p.m. and 5:18 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on the 17 GPB radio stations across Georgia.  The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia in collaboration with GPB-Augusta.  


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  • GA Unemployment Lowest Since 2001
  • Data Breach At Augusta University Potentially Impacts 400K 
  • State Road And Tollway Authority Eliminates Caps on I-85, I-75 Tolls

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  • Pivotal Property Tax And Public Services Meeting In Macon-Bibb County Today
  • Changes To Savannah And Chatham County 9-1-1 Services
  • Public Hearing Scheduled On Confederate Avenue Name Change

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  • Former Reed Deputy Chief Of Staff To Plead Guilty
  • Judge Blocks Challenge To GA Campus Carry Law
  • GA Supreme Court Declines To Hear Palacios Appeal

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  • New President At Albany State University
  • Study: Georgia Has One Of Worst Food Hardship Rates In America
  • Atlanta Negotiating Incentive Package For Gulch Development

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