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Rickey Bevington



As Senior Anchor/Correspondent, Rickey Bevington is a mainstay with Atlantans during the afternoon drive as local host for NPR's nationally syndicated "All Things Considered" weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m.

Bevington brings more than 15 years of award-winning experience in the media industry including cable entertainment at Sundance Channel and Showtime Networks, local TV news at WFSB-TV 3 (CBS) in Hartford, Conn., publishing with Fodor's and the Hartford Courant, and reporting for NPR and PBS. Her work is recognized by local and national journalism organizations including the Southeast Emmys, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Public Radio News Directors Inc, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.

Bevington was recognized with the prestigious "History In The Media" award by the Georgia Historical Society. In her prior role as GPB’s News Director of TV, Radio & Digital, Bevington led the news team to win two regional Emmys and GPB's first national Edward R. Murrow Award. An Atlanta native, Bevington is a believer in volunteerism and shaping her community. She serves on the Board of the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors, the Atlanta BeltLine Young Leaders Council and has served as a board member and Chairman of the Board for the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. In March 2014, Bevington was the only Georgian appointed to a prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. While in the post, she travels throughout Europe studying public policy issues impacting the U.S. and the European Union. Bevington participated in L.E.A.D. Atlanta, an intensive eight-month leadership program, and she is an active member of the Atlanta Press Club.

Latest From This Author

The Biz Of Beer With Monday Night COO Joel Iverson

Georgia laws haven't always been as friendly to brewers and distillers, even after Prohibition ended. During our special live show focusing on Georgia's alcohol history and culture, I talked with Mo...

March 15, 2018

A Taste Test With Monday Night Brewing's Peter Kiley

Brewing beer is a lot like cooking food. There's ingredients, a recipe, and if things aren't cleaned right ahead of time, you might not like the way it turns out. During our special live show focusi...

March 15, 2018

Living Alcohol-Free At The University Of Georgia

Walk around the University of Georgia campus today and you’ll find plenty of students who don’t drink or do drugs. As of two years ago, UGA is no longer among the top 20 “Best Party Schools”...

March 9, 2018

From Theology School To CEO Of Reformation Brewery

When Spencer Nix attended the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he made a promise to never drink alcohol on his way to becoming a non denominational pastor. It’s a promise he never fully kept...

March 9, 2018

Challenges The Media Faces In Hungary

Trust in media, fake news, and government misinformation--we’ve heard a lot about these issues in the U-S over the last few years. But we’re not alone. ...

February 27, 2018


Home Depot Readies for "Spring Black Friday"

Nearly 100 Home Depot stores across Georgia are now hiring seasonal workers. The employment boost comes with the chain’s so-called “Spring Black Friday.” The Atlanta-based company needs 60,000...

February 15, 2011 - 2:43pm

New Jobs to Come to Columbus

180 new manufacturing jobs are coming to Columbus. Aerospace company Pratt & Whitney is expanding its plant there. Workers at the Columbus Engine Center overhaul military and commercial aircraft...

February 15, 2011 - 2:35pm

Regional Airport Sees More Passengers

The Southwest Georgia Regional Airport in Albany has seen a surge in passengers in the past year. Busier regional airports may be a sign that Georgia’s economy is recovering. More than 35,000 people...

February 14, 2011 - 12:24pm

Georgia Forests Are Worth Billions

Georgia’s timber industry is worth $28 billion a year. But a new study says the state’s untouched forests are worth even more. Researchers with the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry...

February 10, 2011 - 11:47am

Reynolds Plantation Eyes Asset Sale

Creditors have given the owners of Reynolds Plantation an April deadline to come up with 30-million dollars. Now officials with the exclusive vacation community on Lake Oconee will sell golf courses...

February 8, 2011 - 1:09pm


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