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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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Battle Looming Over New Voting Machines For Georgians

On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal says he’ll support the legislative push to buy voting machines that leave a paper trail, but critics say the proposed fix won’t assure Georgian...

March 21, 2018

Can Georgia Democrats Seize On Surge In Support?

On this edition of Political Rewind, A new poll finds voters prefer Democrats over Republicans by a wide margin going into this year’s congressional races across the country. Wasn’t the GOP tax ...

March 19, 2018

Marijuana, Distracted Drivers On The Minds Of Legislators

On this edition of Political Rewind, we're looking at the headlines coming out of the General Assembly. The House overwhelmingly approves a bipartisan resolution that asks Congress to pass a law all...

March 16, 2018

Grammy-Winning Roots Duo Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Their New Album

On this edition of “Two Way Street,” we’re talking to the “royal family of roots music,” Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn , about their new album, “ Echo in the Valley .” This is their...

March 15, 2018

Georgia Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Gun Violence

On this edition of Political Rewind, free speech issues. Students in Georgia and across the country walk out of classes to show support for passage of gun safety laws? Will they have an impact on th...

March 14, 2018


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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