Georgia Dawkins is an award-winning author, producer, and journalist. As the Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Dawkins Media, Georgia develops original programming while coaching others on how to break into production. Affectionately known as the “purpose producer,” this rising star is committed to empowering communities through media.
From Los Angeles to Atlanta, Georgia has worked on national productions with BET and Entertainment One, and now she is expanding her reach across the country. In 2019, she added the Black News Channel (BNC) to her list of accomplishments when she joined the team as the Director of HBCU Services. In that role, the Florida A&M alumna creates training opportunities and programming for Black Colleges.
As an aspiring journalist, Georgia got her start with Good Morning America in 2008. Since then, she has gone on to produce television content for millions of viewers around the country. She has served as a television news producer in cities including Tallahassee, Fla., Fort Myers, Fla., Shreveport, La., and Tampa, Fla., all before reaching the age of 28.
In 2012, she was tapped for Gulf Shore Business magazine’s 40 Under 40 regional leadership award. She has served on the boards of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the Journalism and Women Symposium. In 2018, NABJ honored Dawkins with the Outstanding Literary Work award for her debut book, Everybody Knows: The Power of Being in Position.
Dawkins has a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University. She also serves on the board of directors of the School of Journalism and Graphic Communications' Board of Visitors, where she helps guide the curriculum for future journalists. Georgia is currently working on her second book set to be released in 2020.