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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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Georgia Looks To Alabama For 2018 Lessons

On this edition of Political Rewind: Georgia political leaders are examining the results of the Alabama senate race to determine whether there are lessons for how to run in 2018 races here. Our pane...

December 15, 2017

Kristian Bush On Sugarland's 2018 Reunion

On today's episode of “Two Way Street,” we talk to Sugarland artist Kristian Bush . He and his musical partner, Jennifer Nettles , have been on hiatus since 2013 but recently announced that they...

December 14, 2017

Ralston Talks Legislative Session

On this edition of "Political Rewind," as the 2018 Georgia legislative session approaches, we’re joined by Speaker of the House of Representatives David Ralston. What does he see as the most compe...

December 13, 2017

Georgia Could Benefit From A Roy Moore Win

On this edition of Political Rewind, as the Alabama Senate race heads to the finish line, President Trump rallies voters to turn out for Roy Moore, while former President Obama, along with other key...

December 11, 2017

Georgians In Washington Push Back Against Trump

On this edition of Political Rewind, two prominent Georgians push back against President Trump: FBI Director Chris Wray defends the honor of his agency in response to Trump's Twitter attacks, and Co...

December 8, 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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Lawmakers

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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