Bradley George

Host/Producer

Bradley George is the host of “Morning Edition” statewide and on GPB Atlanta. While at GPB, he's reported Georgia stories for NPR, Marketplace, and The Takeaway. He comes to Georgia from Nashville, where he woke up “Morning Edition” listeners at WPLN from 2011 to 2014. The Tennessee Associated Press awarded George Best Radio Interview and Best Political Coverage distinctions. His story on country star Jim Reeves' popularity in India won an award from the Public Radio News Directors Inc (PRNDI) in 2014. George has also worked at public radio stations WBHM in Birmingham and WFDD in Winston-Salem, NC.

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Students across Georgia walked out of class today, as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence and to remember the victims of last month’s school shooting in Florida. Some school systems encouraged students to participate, while others said those who take part could face consequences. We begin our look at the protests with GPB’s Maura Currie.

Highlights from schools that participated in the protest around Georgia: 

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Trust in media, fake news, and government misinformation--we’ve heard a lot about these issues in the U-S over the last few years.

But we’re not alone.

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The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, has resigned amid questions over her investments in tobacco and pharmaceutical companies.

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A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades.

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Operations are getting back to normal at the world's busiest airport after a massive power outage Sunday completely shut down Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

Georgia Power officials say a fire in a substation below the airport knocked out both the main power and the backup power for several hours on Sunday.

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Maybe there’s a voice-activated speaker like Amazon Echo or Google Home on your holiday shopping list. They’re handy for listening to music or setting alarms. The state of Georgia is connecting its website to the Echo’s Alexa operating system.

The board of credit reporting company Equifax says CEO Richard Smith will retire, effective immediately. His departure comes after hackers stole personal data on millions of Americans.

In a statement, Smith says he believes it’s in the company’s best interest to have new leadership.

Paulino Barros, who leads Equifax’s Asia-Pacific division, will take over as interim CEO. Smith will stay on as an unpaid advisor.

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On this edition of “Political Rewind,” our panel discusses how Georgia braces for Hurricane Irma. Will the state’s new emergency management team be up to the challenge?

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Astronomy students at the University of West Georgia are using Monday’s solar eclipse to recreate an experiment that proved Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity.

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At Lake Lanier on Tuesday, crews will remove a houseboat that sank years ago. Nicknamed “The Titanic,” it’s one of about 20 abandoned boats and docks on Georgia’s largest lake. Not only are they eyesores, they’re harmful to people and the environment. And, there’s no easy way to get rid of them.  

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