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Senior Executive Producer
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Bill Nigut’s career as a journalist spans more than 30 years. He spent 20 years as the national and state political reporter for WSB-TV, Atlanta, where he covered the White House and Capitol Hill, five presidential campaigns, and 19 sessions of the Georgia General Assembly. In 2003, Nigut left the news business to become the start-up CEO of the Metro Atlanta Arts and Culture Coalition, a unique public-private partnership dedicated to making arts and culture an integral part of the metro area’s long-range economic plan. Nigut also served as the Southeast Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League, one of the nation’s premiere civil and human rights organizations before returning to broadcasting in his role as Senior executive Producer at GPB.

Recent Blog Posts

Chicago, January 1979: The snow storm that brought down the Machine
On The Story - January 31, 2014 - 5:26am
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...
The view out my window at GPB. So peaceful...so troublesome!
On The Story - January 29, 2014 - 7:33am
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...
Mayor Reed sworn in - from my vantage point
On The Story - January 7, 2014 - 10:03am
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...
Working on On the Story on a frigid Friday morning
On The Story - January 3, 2014 - 4:57am
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...

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