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As GPB's News Director of TV, Radio &amp; Digital, Rickey oversees news and public affairs programming across the nation's third-largest public television market, 16 radio stations, <a href="http://www.gpb.org">www.gpb.org</a> and social media platforms. Her media career spans cable entertainment at Sundance Channel and Showtime Networks, local TV news at WFSB-TV 3 (CBS) in Hartford, Conn., publishing with Fodor's Travel and the Hartford Courant, and reporting for NPR and PBS. Rickey's awards and nominations include the Atlanta Press Club's “Journalist of the Year,” Southeastern Emmy Awards, Associated Press, and Society of Professional Journalists. Passionate about history, Rickey co-hosts GPB-TV's "Georgia Traveler" specializing in historical sites and heritage tourism. She is an active alumna of L.E.A.D. Atlanta and serves as board Chairman of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.

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News Muse - February 27, 2014 - 8:57am
What six words define southern identity? How about: “How Long ‘Til College Football Season” or “Mac And Cheese Is A Vegetable.” Or, maybe, “Don’t Confuse My Kindness For Weakness.” These are among...
M83 will play Friday at the CounterPoint Music Festival (photo by Timothy Saccenti)
News Muse - September 27, 2012 - 2:17pm
Over the course of planning to cover a story this week, I have been struck by how much has changed in journalism since I started working at GPB nearly seven years ago. As a working journalist, I...
Starting Nov. 1, the Georgia State Archives in Morrow will be open by appointment. (photo courtesy elise.y)
News Muse - September 14, 2012 - 12:56pm
Georgians got some tough news this week from the Secretary of State's office. State budget cuts are forcing the near-closure of the <a href="//sos.georgia.gov/archives/about/default.htm...
Georgia high school football season is underway. (Lazyeights.net)
News Muse - September 7, 2012 - 11:21am
Georgia high schools are two weeks into the football season. GPB Macon's Adam Ragusea will be covering news and analysis of the season among middle Georgia schools each Friday morning on Morning...
Georgians are joining Miley Cyrus and Yankee Stadium in going gluten-free (photo courtesy fotopedia)
News Muse - September 5, 2012 - 11:48am
It's always a fun day in the office when I get to assign a reporter to make chocolate mousse as part of her story. That's exactly what happened a few weeks ago when GPB's Parker...

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