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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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Kenny Leon On Theater, Directing NBC's 'Hairspray,' And More

For Georgians who love theater, watching the career arc of Kenny Leon has been thrilling. He’s now a Tony Award-winning director with numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions to his credit. ...

August 27, 2016

Georgia Voter Forum: Seven Voters Sound Off

On this edition of “Political Rewind” we present our first ever voter forum. We selected seven Georgians who say they will definitely vote on November 8 and invited them to join us to discuss wh...

August 26, 2016

New Connections Between State Dept. And Clinton Foundation Revealed

On this edition of “Political Rewind,” we look at the potential impact of the latest revelations about Hillary Clinton’s email and the Clinton Foundation favors to big donors, who were granted...

August 24, 2016

Revisiting The Energy Crisis Of The 1970s With Meg Jacobs; The Art Of William Downs

During my tenure as editor in chief of Chicagoland Monthly, a regional magazine I ran in the late 1970s, we decided to do a cover story on how the Arab oil embargo was affecting the daily lives of p...

August 20, 2016

Trump's Campaign Chairman Quits

Today on “Political Rewind,” Donald Trump says he regrets some of the remarks he’s made that he says may have been hurtful to others. Is this the beginning of a campaign reset that could put T...

August 19, 2016

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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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On The Story

"Youth Voices" Poem Describes Experience Of Former Foster Child

Crystal Williams is a former foster child who graduated from Emory with a B.A. in Creative writing and Theater. Crystal is speaking with On the Story on Wednesday, March 5 about the Georgia Assembly...

March 5, 2014 - 1:43pm
Two Way Street

Remembering When A Snow Storm Brought Down A Political Empire

The pundits now are all asking what impact our snow emergency may have on the re-election of Nathan Deal. I've covered politics long enough to know that making predictions about election outcomes is...

January 31, 2014 - 5:26am
Two Way Street

Snow Big Deal? Oh Yes It Is!

I learned many years ago after moving to Georgia from Chicago to never make fun of the way Southerners drive in snow and ice. Three months after I started work at Channel 2 News, I was assigned to do...

January 29, 2014 - 7:33am
Two Way Street

GPB's Bird's-Eye View Of Kasim Reed Inauguration

It felt like a real honor for me - and I hope for GPB as well - that I was invited to serve as an MC for Kasim Reed's inauguration ceremony yesterday at the Atlanta Civic Center. Also sworn in were...

January 7, 2014 - 10:03am
On The Story

On The Story: Telling The Stories That Make Georgia Unique

It's been quite a ride these past weeks - coming back to the media business after an absence of 10 years -to work on the launch of "On the Story." (Starting Monday, January 13 at 7 PM.) I happily...

January 3, 2014 - 4:57am

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