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Rickey Bevington

Rickey Bevington

News Director

Department: Radio

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, 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

August 11, 2009 - 1:16pm
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30. A "steam roll of socialism" or sensible change? We are there as Georgians debate changing healthcare. Plus, how did President Obama impact the...
August 10, 2009 - 3:17pm
The town of Lilburn is hoping to draw bigger crowds by relaxing liquor laws. Tonight the city council will consider allowing alcohol sales at non-profit events, such as concerts and festivals. This...
August 10, 2009 - 10:45am
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30. Manufacturing is up 3% in Georgia. What does the boost signal for the state's economy? Plus, the nation's first 911 call center to accept emergency...
August 7, 2009 - 12:51pm
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30. We sit down with "Blue Dog" Democratic Congressman John Barrow to hear what his camp wants out of overhauling healthcare. Plus, debate over taxing...
August 6, 2009 - 11:45am
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30. Grabbing for stimulus money to fund a coastal bike trail. Classical music from South America. Plus, why economists question the "Cash for Clunkers...

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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