Rickey Bevington

Rickey Bevington

News Director

Department: Radio

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Twitter: @rickeybevington

As GPB's News Director of TV, Radio & Digital, Rickey oversees news and public affairs programming across the nation's third-largest public television market, 16 radio stations, www.gpb.org 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.

Recent News Articles

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December 14, 2009 - 3:14pm
A Georgia soldier is dead from a non-combat related incident in Iraq. Pfc. Jaiciae L. Pauley of Austell, Ga. was an ambulance aid and driver stationed in Kirkuk. He joined the Army in June 2008 and...
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December 10, 2009 - 4:02pm
For the first time in its history, Atlanta-based Chick-Fil-A surpassed $3 billion in annual sales. “Chick-fil-A’s continued growth, despite uncertain economic times, is a strong testament to the...
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December 9, 2009 - 6:08pm
A month before lawmakers head into a legislative session to hammer out another state budget, the governor’s office announced tax collections continue to plummet. Numbers out Wednesday from Gov....
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December 9, 2009 - 4:28pm
The Biblical figure of Moses is as "American as apple pie" writes Bruce Feiler in his new book. So American, the founding fathers wanted Moses on the national seal. Hear Rickey Bevington's...
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December 9, 2009 - 2:17pm
An official re-count of votes has confirmed Kasim Reed as the next mayor of Atlanta. Just before 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, Fulton County election officials confirmed what many had been prepared...

Recent Blog Posts

News Muse - February 27, 2014 - 1:57pm
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...
News Muse - September 27, 2012 - 6:17pm
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...
News Muse - September 14, 2012 - 4:56pm
Georgians got some tough news this week from the Secretary of State's office. State budget cuts are forcing the near-closure of the Georgia State Archives in Morrow come Nov. 1. The librarians and...
News Muse - September 7, 2012 - 3:21pm
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...
News Muse - September 5, 2012 - 3:48pm
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 Wallace approached me...

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