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Georgia Dawkins is a media powerhouse with a diverse and generous career as an author, producer, journalist, and comedian. With a commanding presence and unshakeable confidence, the former local news producer turned entertainer has left her mark on this industry.

Her journey to success has been nothing short of extraordinary. From her groundbreaking appearances on the "Got Jokes" comedy showcase to her recent accolades as a featured performer at the 2024 Lysistrata Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas, she has fearlessly embraced her full identity as a Black Queer Woman of faith.

Throughout her illustrious career, The Purpose Producer has navigated various television genres with finesse and precision, leaving an indelible mark on each project she touches.


As an award-winning producer and author, she got her start as a digital fellow with ABC News in 2008, quickly rising through the ranks to produce content for a global audience across local, national, and digital media platforms.

One of Dawkins' crowning achievements is her role in developing groundbreaking programs that have redefined the television landscape.


From the inception of Sister Circle Live (TV One), a pioneering talk show featuring four African-American female hosts, to her work on The Black Agenda Live (The Grio), a poignant exploration of the African-American experience, Dawkins has demonstrated an unparalleled ability to create content that resonates deeply with audiences.

In addition to her success as a producer, Dawkins is also a celebrated author and speaker. Her debut memoir, Everybody Knows: The Power of Being in Position, released in 2018, cemented her status as a literary force to be reckoned with.


Through her media company, Georgia Dawkins Media, she empowers brands through personalized media coaching and content development, while her podcast, The Purpose Producer, pays homage to individuals using their gifts to shape the world around them.

As a sought-after keynote speaker, Dawkins has graced the stages of prestigious venues such as Google Headquarters, the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS), and the Congressional Black Caucus, captivating audiences with her unique blend of insight, wit, and charisma.

Dawkins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University, where she continues to make an impact as a member of the board of visitors for the School of Journalism and Graphic Communications.

For more information about Georgia Dawkins and her work, please visit

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