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Bill Nigut

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Bill Nigut has been a program host and producer at Georgia Public Broadcasting since November, 2013. He currently hosts “Two Way Street,” a show that features long-form conversations with authors, artists, chefs, scientists and other creative people who have fascinating stories to tell. He is host and producer of “Political Rewind,” a twice-weekly political roundtable show featuring some of Georgia’s best-informed insiders weighing in on the big state and national political stories.

Bill spent 20 years as the national and state political correspondent for WSB-TV in Atlanta. In that role, he covered five presidential campaigns, traveling to Iowa, New Hampshire and other key primary states in each presidential election cycle. Bill also covered the White House and Capitol Hill for WSB, commuting from his home in Atlanta when major news stories were breaking in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Chicago, where he developed his love of rough and tumble politics and the Chicago Bears and Da Bulls.

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Political Rewind: State Legislature Begins as Shutdown Continues

On this edition of Political Rewind, flyers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport are starting to feel the painful impact of the federal government shutdown. As TSA workers call in sick, secur...

January 15, 2019

Political Rewind: Brian Kemp Sworn In As The 83rd Governor of Georgia

On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp takes the oath of office and is sworn in as Georgia's 83rd Governor. ...

January 14, 2019

Political Rewind: The Transition of Power From Deal to Kemp

On this edition of Political Rewind, in just two days, Nathan Deal turns over the keys to the office of governor to his successor, Brian Kemp. Our panel will look at the legacy of the outgoing gover...

January 11, 2019

Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston Previews the 2019 Legislative Session

On this edition of Political Rewind, House of Representatives Speaker David Ralston joins us just days before he gavels in the 2019 Session. ...

January 9, 2019

Political Rewind: President Trump Prepares to Address Nation During Shutdown

On this edition of Political Rewind, leaders at the state capitol are beginning to write the budget for the coming fiscal year. But how could signs of a possible economic downturn affect their spend...

January 8, 2019

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Mayor Matthews: Kennesaw Council May Reconsider Mall Mosque Permit

The mayor of Kennesaw says the city may revisit a request by Muslim residents to open a mosque at a strip mall. Earlier this week, the city council voted to deny that request, which may spark a legal...

December 5, 2014 - 3:31pm

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Speaker Ralston On Risk-Taking And The Transportation Bill (VIDEO)

Last week, the Georgia House passed a billion dollar transportation package. It passed 123 votes to 46 through multiple revisions and last minute changes and pressure from conservatives groups to...

March 11, 2015 - 4:16pm
Two Way Street

Francine Bryson's Recipe For Aunt Thelma's Peanut Butter Balls!

Francine Bryson joined this show this week and also brought in samples of her Aunt Thelma's Peanut Butter Balls (which which AH-MAZING!) Plus, it's a secret recipe she will reveal in her new...

November 22, 2014 - 5:02pm
On The Story

Fighting For Freedom - Two Anniversaries

On this 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Atlanta Constitution has published a thrilling supplement to today's edition: full page copies of the front pages of the Journal and the Constitution from June...

June 6, 2014 - 4:49am
Two Way Street

My Mother's Gift To Me

Our terrific show writer Lisa Clark is working on an essay about mothers that we’ll air on the Thursday night edition of On the Story. It’s about her sister, who over the years has fostered dozens...

May 7, 2014 - 5:39am
On The Story

Early Voting In Georgia: Who Does It Really Help?

GPB News Director Rickey Bevington and others on the news team made note in our daily story meeting the other day that they'd seen pictures of U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn at a polling place...

May 6, 2014 - 5:01am

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