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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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Chick-Fil-A Annual Sales Surpass $3B

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...

December 10, 2009 - 11:02am

Tax Collections Sink In November

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. Sonny...

December 9, 2009 - 1:08pm

Savannah Native Author Bruce Feiler On Moses' American Legacy

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...

December 9, 2009 - 11:28am

Kasim Reed is Atlanta's Next Mayor

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...

December 9, 2009 - 9:17am

Burkhalter Won't Seek Speaker's Seat

Glenn Richardson’s presumed replacement as House Speaker now says he doesn’t want the post. Mark Burkhalter was slated to take over for Glenn Richardson upon his resignation January 1st. But some...

December 7, 2009 - 3:00pm

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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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