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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  • 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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  • Mercury Found In School Gymnasium Floors
  • Athens Conference Advocates Eating Insects
  • Braves Tied For First Place In NL East

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 the process by which our blood vessels are damaged in diabetes.  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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  • Kemp Resignation Calls Grow Louder
  • GA State Employee Health Benefit Costs To Stay Flat In 2019
  • ASO Diversity Program Marks 25th Year

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  • NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentencing Scheduled
  • Plant Vogtle Construction Costs Increase By Another $1B
  • Profits Increase By 129% For Atlanta Braves

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  • GA immigration Enforcement Review Board Members Resign
  • ATL City Council Considers Extended Hours For Bars During Superbowl
  • Two Marietta High School Football Standouts Banned For The Season

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  • June Wall Collapse On I-75 To Delay Northwest Corridor Express Lanes Opening
  • New Federal Prosecutors Join Atlanta-Based U.S. Attorney Office
  • Fulton and Columbia Counties Make Changes To School Security Measures

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  • Cobb County 9-1-1 Lawsuit Against TelComms Goes To GA Supreme Court
  • Soldier From Adairsville GA Dies At Fort Campbell
  • Report: Violent Crime Down 40% In Two Atlanta Neighborhoods

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 the surprising way estrogen effects young women with type 1 diabetes. 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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  • Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Kemp
  • Investigation Uncovers $150K Secret Payment To Former Airport Executive
  • Athens Civil Rights Leader Dies

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  • Spring Cyber Attack Costs Atlanta $17m
  • Gov. Deal Says State Agencies Can Ask For Budget Increases This Year
  • 72-Thousand Attend MLS All-Star Game

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  • Atlanta City Council Schedules MARTA Town Hall Meetings
  • Kemp Says He'll Remove Campaign Links From Secretary Of State Website
  • MLS All-Star Game Tonight At Mercedes Benz Stadium

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  • Darknet PR Specialist To Be Sentenced In Atlanta Federal Court
  • Tornado-Damaged Savannah Area School Delays Opening
  • $20K Reward Offered In Military Spouse Murder At Ft. Stewart

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  • Andrew Young Makes First Public Appearance Since May Illness
  • Clean-Up Underway Following Savannah Area Tornado
  • Blueberry Crop Off By As Much As 60 Percent

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  • UGA Lands Nearly $1m In Agriculture Research Grants From USDA
  • Roswell Officers Fired In Wake Of 'Coin Flip' Arrest Decision
  • Shorebird Population Boom On Jekyll Island

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  • Couple Faces Over $10K in Fines For Turtle Touching
  • UPS Says Voluntary Retirement Buyouts Will Save $200M
  • Isner Goes For 5th Atlanta Open Title

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  • Cagle Urges Support For Kemp
  • Two Women Win Democratic Nominations For Atlanta Area Seats
  • Cox Enterprises Considers Selling WSB-TV

  • Run-off Elections Underway Today
  • Dockless Bike Share Company Leaving Atlanta
  • Lottery Jackpot Exceeds Half A Billion Dollars Tonight

  • Calls For Rep. Jason Spencer To Resign After He Exposes Himself On TV
  • $30-Million Flooring Plant Coming To Gordon County
  • Atlanta Dream On Franchise Record Winning Streak

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 a compound that appears to reduce the lingering inflammation in the brain after a 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 the benefit of breastfeeding for the development of babies’ immune systems.  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 GPB Augusta SoundCloud page.  The Medical Minute is written and produced by The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in collaboration with GPB-Augusta


  • Ft. Stewart Soldiers Will Not Be Retried For 1992 Murder
  • Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Earns 16 Emmy Nominations
  • Braves' Freddie Freeman In All-Star Game Home Run Derby

  • Tonight's Republican Gubernatorial Debate Promises Fireworks
  • New UPS Hub To Hire 3000 Workers
  • Atlanta Dream Set WNBA Record

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