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, 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

July 28, 2009 - 10:43am
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30 PM. Top economic forecasters assess Georgia's midyear economic status. Colleges plan furloughs. Plus, meet teachers saving money by raising their own...
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July 22, 2009 - 2:31pm
Why didn’t more people predict the Wall Street meltdown? What’s more, why didn’t business and finance reporters – the people paid to explain Wall Street to the rest of us – see it coming? When...
July 22, 2009 - 10:38am
Tonight on All Things Considered. Georgia's utility regulators head to Washington to fight cap and trade climate legislation. Plus, Democrats showdown with Republicans trying to attach a gun...
July 21, 2009 - 11:59am
Tonight on All Things Considered. Governor Sonny Perdue gives us the latest on two of Georgia's biggest woes -- water and the state budget. Plus, details on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's assessment...
July 16, 2009 - 3:42pm
Georgia is inching up the ranks in foreclosure ranking. RealtyTrac.com says the state ranked sixth in the nation during the first half of 2009. This is reported in today's Atlanta Business...

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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