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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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Chef Asha Gomez On Blending The Flavors of India With Southern Cuisine

On this edition of the show we talk to the celebrated chef Asha Gomez. She grew up on the southern tip of India in Kerala, where the flavor profiles and foods they eat are dramatically different fro...

October 22, 2016

AJC Poll Offers Final Snapshot Of Voters' Concerns Before Election Day

Today on "Political Rewind," our panel of political insiders reviews the numbers of the latest AJC poll. Trust remains a major issue for Clinton and fitness for the presidency is hurting Trump's pol...

October 21, 2016

Brian Kemp Addresses ACLU Voter Registration Lawsuit

Today on "Political Rewind," Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp joins our panelists to discuss voting in Georgia and whether or not Hurricane Matthew affected registration in the counties hardest...

October 19, 2016

Kaye Lanning Minchew On FDR And Warm Springs, Georgia; The Magic Of Matt Felten

On this edition of “Two Way Street,” we talk with author and historical archivist Kaye Lanning Minchew about her new book “A President in our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia.” ...

October 15, 2016

Jim Barksdale Discusses Senate Campaign; Trump And Michelle Obama Give Contrasting Speeches

Today on "Political Rewind," Democratic candidate for United States Senate Jim Barksdale sits down to discuss the latest in national and state politics. As the challenger to incumbent Johnny Isakson...

October 14, 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