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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 is host and executive producer of “Political Rewind,” a political roundtable show featuring some of Georgia’s best-informed insiders weighing in on the big state and national political stories.

Political Rewind airs each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. on GPB Radio. The program also streams live on GPBNews.org and on the GPB News Facebook page. In addition, you can find it on GPB TV on Fridays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 9 a.m.

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: Gov. Kemp Weighs In On Toxic Chemical Concerns In Smyrna, Covington

On this edition of Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp gives a vote of confidence to the Smyrna plant that critics say is emitting dangerous chemical waste after company officials take steps to reduce...

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Political Rewind: The Good And Bad Of Gentrification In Georgia

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Political Rewind: Congressional District Races Heat Up

On this edition of Political Rewind , we look at news out of two of the country’s most hotly contested Congressional races. In the 6th District Republicans pressure a self-avowed white nationalist...

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Political Rewind: Georgia Chamber Draws Top Lawmakers; Abrams On 2020 Plans

On this edition of Political Rewind , Stacey Abrams’ future plans have been a secret for months ever since she passed on a run for U.S. Senate. Now, her plans are revealed. ...

August 14, 2019

Political Rewind: Political Rewind Goes to Augusta

On this edition of Political Rewind , we come to you from Augusta. ...

August 13, 2019

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