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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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Trump Heads To Atlanta To Address NRA, Fundraise For Handel

Today on “Political Rewind,” the NRA flies in a big gun. Donald Trump is the first sitting president since Reagan to address the annual NRA convention, which is being held for the next few days ...

April 26, 2017

Closing In On Trump's First 100 Days, What's Your Assessment?

Today on “Political Rewind,” we're closing in on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. What's your assessment? ...

April 24, 2017

Memoirist Melissa Febos On Secrets, Addiction And Truth

From the time she was a little girl, Melissa Febos recognized that keeping secrets about her own life gave her a certain power over the people around her. When she was very young the secrets were s...

April 22, 2017

6th District Aftermath: And Then There Were Two

Today on “Political Rewind,” and then there were two. Another election is in store on June 20 to determine a winner for the 6th District congressional seat. Democrat Jon Ossoff came extremely cl...

April 19, 2017

Election Day Looms For The 6th District

Today on “Political Rewind,” T-minus 9 hours and counting until Election Day dawns for the 6th Congressional District. The campaign attack ads are in heavy rotation on radio and television and P...

April 17, 2017

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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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