Augusta arts council selects Dawson for media award

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The velvet voice announces, “From the campus of Augusta University, this is 90.7, WACG and WACG-HD Augusta, part of the Georgia Public Broadcasting Radio Network.”

AMAGAUG_SEPT2016The voice belongs to station manager Drew Dawson, who joined Augusta University in 2013 from WGBH in Boston with the mission of rebuilding Augusta’s GPB station. And in just a few short years, he’s done a nice job, according to the Greater Augusta Arts Council, and to prove it, they’ve given him the Media Award as part of the 2016 Arts Awards.

Read more about Dawson and how he has focused the station on Augusta again with local programming and projects, including This Week in Augusta, Medical Minute, Cherry Tree Stories and the Where I’m From series.

AUGUSTA Magazine: Presenting the Greater Augusta Arts Council’s 2016 Arts Awards
August/September 2016 issue

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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