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.

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 the protein MGP can be used to identify dialysis patients most at risk for associated cardiovascular disease. 


  • Additional Federal Funding For SHEP Secured
  • ATL Municipal Court Computers Repaired Today
  • Music Midtown Announces 2018 Line Up

  • Wheel Chair User Sue Atlanta For Alleged ADA Violations
  • Federal Judge Blocks D.O.E. Move To Halt MOX Construction at SRS
  • Cagle Admits Making Senate Decisions For Personal Political Gain

  • Fulton County Decriminalizes Marijuana
  • Federal Funding For Savannah Harbor Expansion Clears House
  • GA DNR Fielding More Alligator Calls This Spring

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 a daily dose of baking soda could one day help reduce the ravages of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.

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.


  • Cobb County Could Close Parks, Libraries
  • Augusta Commissioners Pass Smoking Ban In Public Spaces
  • DeKalb County Mega-Church Pastor Resigns

  • APS Renews Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's Contract
  • MARTA To Take Over Atlanta Streetcar Operations
  • K-12 Educator Scope Cyber Curriculm In Augusta This Week

  • Contract Worker Hit, Killed By MARTA Train
  • NSA Leaker Reality Winner Marks One Year In Jail
  • Georgia Tech Basketball Coach Cleared Of Sexual Assault Charges

  • Flash Flood Risk In North Georgia
  • Proposed Changes At Savannah River Site Prompt South Carolina AG To File Suit
  • Former Braves Pitcher John Smoltz Plays U.S. Senior Open

  • President Of Marietta-Based Religious Charity Arrested
  • Army Corps Says Stay Off Of Lake Lanier & Chattahoochee River
  • GDOT Investigating Augusta Streets For ADA Violations

  • Atlanta Beltline Hiring Contractors For Southside Corridor Work
  • Chatham County Wants Fishery Disaster Declaration
  • Former APS HR Director Millicent Few Loses New Job

  • Fulton County Facing Homeowners Lawsuit
  • Sex Offender Registry Losing Funding
  • M-B Stadium Roof Construction Underway


  • Atlanta Reservoir Leaking
  • Another Georgia Inmate Dies In Custody
  • GA. Dept. Of Natural Resources Short On Game  Wardens


  • FBI Atlanta Office Head Dies From Ground Zero Contaminant Exposure

  • APS Develops Active Shooter Training For Teachers And Students

  • Braves Rookie Acuna Injured In Win Over Red Sox

  • McIver Hit With Wrongful Death Lawsuit
  • First Named Storm System Of Season Threatens Memorial Day Plans
  • M-B Stadium Roof Construction Starts Back Up Next Week


  • Abrams Addresses Dems Dinner
  • Justice Department Investigating Savannah Police Shooting
  • Persistent Rains Impacting Peanut Growers


  • Report Says Reed's Protection Officers Spent $90K On City Credit Cards
  • MomoCon 2018 In Atlanta This Weekend
  • Richmond County Commissioner Elect Pressured To Step Down Because Of Facebook Posts

  • Tex McIver Sentenced To Life With Possibility Of Parole
  • MomoCon Returns To Atlanta This Weekend
  • Atlanta Falcons React To New NFL Anthem Protest Policy  

  • It Is Primary Election Day In Georgia
  • City Council Approves Land Purchase For Piedmont Park Expansion
  • New Abortion Clinic In Macon Draws Protestors


  • Election Day In Georgia
  • Southern Company Selling Florida Assets
  • Oyster Harvest Season Ends Next Week


  • GA Supreme Court Rules Pardoned Sex Offender Does Not Have To Register
  • DeKalb Officer Who Killed Unarmed Vet Suffering From PTSD In Court Today
  • Lewis, Carter Deliver Graduation Addresses


  • ACLU Challenges Removal Of Latina Candidate From House District 29 Ballot
  • Fulton County Property Tax Assessments Due Out Tomorrow
  • Williams' Deportation Bus Draws Protestors In Savannah


  • Income Gains For Georgians Higher Than National Average
  • Fort Stewart Under Consideration For New Tank Brigade
  • Color Resin Pellets Manufacturer Coming To Chattooga County

  • GOP Gov. Candidates Focus On Illegal Immigration
  • Salmonella Outbreak in Newton County
  • CDC Focuses On Hepatitis C Testing

  • I-75 In Kennesaw Clear Of Cows
  • NCR Corp Announces Columbus Plants Closure Dates
  • GSU Will Redo Rained Out Graduation Ceremony

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