Gabrielle Ware is the All Platform Journalist at GPB Savannah. She studied Mass Communication with a concentration in Radio, Television and Film at Auburn University, War Eagle! Before her arrival at GPB Gabrielle worked at a television news station in Duluth, MN as a reporter and weekend anchor. Previously, she spent time as a production assistant for the Atlanta Hawks and as a production assistant for a local news station in Indiana. Gabrielle is thrilled to be back in Georgia and close to her family, who reside in Alabama and North Carolina.
The 1994 best selling book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil introduced the world to many of the eccentric characters in Savannah, Ga. Perhaps none was more popular than Lady Chablis, who also played herself in the movie. The transgender performer died this week and her hometown is remembering her.
The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during World War II. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.