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Rickey Bevington

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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.

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Archive News Articles

Appliance Rebate Program Starts Today

Environmentally-friendly appliances come with a rebate starting Friday. If you buy an “Energy Star” appliance in Georgia, you are eligible for as much as $199 back. It's courtesy of federal...

February 11, 2010 - 9:43am

January Revenue Figures Slump

The latest revenue figures came out Tuesday and show tax collections are still down. Governor Sonny Perdue’s office says the state took in more than $1.4 billion last month. That’s down 8.7% from the...

February 9, 2010 - 12:24pm

Furloughs Likely for UPS Pilots

Several hundred pilots for the United Parcel Service face being furloughed as cost-saving talks break down between the company and the pilots’ union. Atlanta-based UPS and the Independent Pilots...

February 8, 2010 - 2:23pm

World War II Vet Recalls D-Day

In late January, France awarded its highest decoration -- the Legion of Honor – to a Georgia veteran who helped storm Omaha Beach in Normandy, France in 1944. It was an allied forces victory that...

February 4, 2010 - 12:42pm

Stimulus: $600 M for Transportation So Far

Since May, Georgia has used more than $600 million stimulus dollars for transportation projects. Nearly 250 separate projects have split that money. 12 of them are new construction contracts valued...

February 2, 2010 - 8:42am

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Atlanta Considered

Telling Atlanta's History Through Crowd-Sourcing

Crowd-sourcing isn’t a common way to curate a history exhibit but that's how the Atlanta History Center opted to put together a new show about Atlanta. After all, Atlantans are the best experts on...

February 16, 2016 - 1:24pm
Atlanta Considered

Atlanta History Center: Add Context To Confederate Monuments

The Atlanta History Center is wading into Georgia's contentious debate about the future of its Confederate monuments and memorials. The Center on Monday published a special web page "designed to...

February 1, 2016 - 11:28am
Atlanta Considered

Atlanta's First Private Club For Millennials

There’s a new private club opening its doors in Atlanta. The Gathering Spot bills itself as the city’s first private club for millennials, where diversity and technology trump family name and income...

January 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
Atlanta Considered

Raising Startup Money: A Woman's Perspective

Cardiologist Sheila Woodhouse discovered how difficult raising startup money can be when she founded the company DoxMed, which provides an app that allows patients, doctors and pharmacies to track...

December 23, 2015 - 2:01am
Atlanta Considered

Launching A Startup: Lessons Learned

Although Georgia tops a recent national list of women-owned businesses, only a fraction of technology businesses are founded and led by women. Atlanta’s Stacey Osiecki has bucked that trend. In...

December 22, 2015 - 11:26am

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