Born in Hollywood, Florida, Gabrielle Dawkins came to 13WMAZ as a multi-media journalist in March 2016. She earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from Florida A&M University. There she learned broadcast, production and performance skills.
Gabrielle is eager to tell stories in a way that captures a variety of audiences, while also shedding light on important issues facing the Central Georgia community.
Her passion for journalism started in the fifth grade, when she worked on her elementary school’s morning news announcements.
During her college years at Florida A&M, Gabrielle anchored and reported for News 20 at Five, an on-campus news station. The newscast won the 2014 Society of Professional Journalists All-Around Television Newscast and placed 5th in the Southeast Journalism Conference’s Best College Video News Program.
When Gabrielle is not reporting, she enjoys cooking, and contemporary dance.
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