Virginia Prescott joined the On Second Thought team at Georgia Public Broadcasting earlier in May. Prescott, the new host of On Second Thought, comes to GPB from New Hampshire Public Radio, where she hosted "Word of Mouth" and the "Civics 101" podcast, which is used in classrooms throughout the United States. She spoke with Adam Ragusea about the move from New England to the South, and why she loves Georgia.
If you’re looking for entertainment this weekend, several musicians will hit the stage at The Atlanta Jazz Festival. Among the artists performing is the Tia Fuller Quartet.Saxophonist Tia Fuller is originally from Colorado, but she graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta with a bachelor's degree in music. She is currently a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Fuller has toured with music greats like Beyonce, Erykah Badu and Janelle Monáe. Her new album, “Diamond Cut,” is now available. On Second Thought’s La'Raven Taylor talked with Fuller about her new album, and her upcoming performance at Atlanta Jazz Festival.
Just as we do at the end of every week, this Friday we brought together a group of four smart people to help us break down the week's news. On Second Thought host Adam Ragusea sat down with our Breakroom panel — Christeene Alcosiba, Caleb Logan, Willoughby Mariano, Hector Fernandez to debate the topics Georgia is talking about.