Drew Dawson

Host & Station Manager

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.

MaxPixel

  • Judge Orders Third Election In District 28
  • Congressman Rob Woodall Will Not Seek Re-election
  • Atlanta Woman Achieves Military Aviation Milestone

MaxPixel

  • SunTrust, BB&T Announce Bank Merger
  • Rain, Warm Temperatures Lead To Early High Pollen Counts
  • Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Nabbed In California

MaxPixel

  • Georgia Tourism Industry Breaks Records
  • Atlanta Mayor Appoints New Chief Of Staff
  • Attorney General Supports MLK Memorial On Stone Mountain

MaxPixel

  • Atlanta City Council Considers New Rules For Employee Bonuses
  • Augusta Airport Crippled By Power Outage
  • Senator Isakson Invites May Bottoms To State Of The Union Address

MaxPixel

  • 100K Passengers Expected At Airport Today
  • MARTA Bus Driver Sick Out Caused Problems Sunday
  • Plant Vogtle Construction Update May Be Delayed

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 study aimed at find help for people who suffer from insomnia, nightmares and suicidal thoughts as a result of PTSD.  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.  


MaxPixel

  • Atlanta Prepares For Super Bowl Weekend
  • Parade Marks "Georgia Day" In Savannah
  • Right Whale Calf Spotted Off Tybee Island

MaxPixel

  • Update On Super Bowl Security
  • Abrams' "Fair Fight" Buys TV Ads During Super Bowl
  • Camden Officials File Final FAA Application For Space Port

MaxPixel

  • Bill Proposes Non-Profits Provide Rural Broadband
  • Maroon 5 Backs Out Of Super Bowl Press Conference
  • Almiron Departs Atlanta United

MaxPixel

  • Atlanta Express Lanes Closed Due To Weather Concerns
  • Delta, Southwest Cancel Flights
  • Kasim Reed Deputy Chief Of Staff Sentenced To Prison, Probation, Restitution

Drew Dawson

Parking in downtown Augusta has been free for decades.  However, this summer that could change as the city looks to further develop its urban core. 


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 hormone, best known for sending messages to our brain that we are full, also helps our cardiovascular system.  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.  

MaxPixel

  • Ga. Ports Executive Director Says Talmadge Bridge Should Be Replaced
  • Atlanta Job Numbers For December Set Record
  • MLK Family Home To Be Open To Public

MaxPixel

  • Atlanta Exploring Options To Pay TSA Workers
  • Kemp Pushing Budget Proposals At Capital
  • NAACP Calls Out Legislator For Supporting Racist Institutions And White Supremacy

MaxPixel

  • Health Care For Seniors In Kemp Budget
  • Some Fulton County Teachers Getting A Pay Raise
  • Markakis Re-Ups With The Braves

MaxPixel

  • TSA Imports Screeners For Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport
  • AU Medical Center And University Health Join Forces For Cancer Care
  • New Park Opens On Jekyll Island

  • MLK Holiday Events
  • Gov. Kemp Approval Rating Lags In Recent Poll
  • Civil Rights Museum Opens New Exhibit

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 biofeedback therapy is helping people with a tough-to-treat form of constipation known as “Dyssynergic Defecation”.  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.  


  • Democrats Call For Medicaid Expansion In Response To Gov. Kemp's Address
  • Delta Airlines Provides Grant To Re-Open MLK National Historical Park
  • Georgia Southern University Names Marrero As New President

  • Kemp Delivers State Of The State Address
  • Government Shutdown Impacts Women's Health Services
  • Gladys Knight To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl

lindsayfox / Pixabay

Augusta’s smoke-free ordinance went into effect on Jan. 1. It outlaws smoking and vaping in most public buildings, and requires smokers and vapers outside to stay a “reasonable distance” away. 


Bradley George / GPB News

Downtown Augusta is home to hundreds of horses and cows this week. But not for a livestock show. It’s the 40th annual Augusta Futurity cutting horse competition, a ranch necessity that’s now a sport.

 


  • Kemp Inauguration Today
  • Georgia Increases Number Of Medical Residencies
  • Big Boi Joins Super Bowl Half Time Show

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 study designed to determine which FDA-approved treatment for Fecal Incontinence is actually most effective. 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.  

  • TSA Workers Protest At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • King Center Announces Calendar Of Events For MLK Holiday
  • GA House Speaker Ralston Opposes Passing Religious Freedom Legislation

  • Flu Hitting Georgia Hard
  • S.A.F.E Commission Takes Public Comments In Atlanta
  • Gov. Deal To Lecture At UGA and Other State Universities

  • State Department Of Corrections Improves Solitary Confinement Conditions
  • Campaign Warns Teens Of Tobacco Use Danger
  • Volunteers Sought To Keep Coastal National Parks Open During Shutdown

  • Clean Up After East Georgia Train Derailment To Take Weeks
  • $1.4mil Allocated For Airport To Handle Super Bowl Crowds
  • Cartersville High School Grad Leads Clemson To National Title

  • E-Scooter Regulations On Atlanta City Council Agenda Today
  • Train Derailment Spills Hydrochloric Acid In East Georgia
  • Georgia Productions Win At Golden Globe Awards

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 possible benefits of aerobic exercise for patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.  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.  


Pages