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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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When Spencer Nix attended the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he made a promise to never drink alcohol on his way to becoming a non denominational pastor. It’s a promise he never fully kept...

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Trust in media, fake news, and government misinformation--we’ve heard a lot about these issues in the U-S over the last few years. But we’re not alone. ...

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Teachers Banned For A Year

Banned for a year. That’s the punishment handed down Thursday to four Georgia educators. The punishment for the Glynn County teachers comes after a cheating scandal uncovered earlier this year by a...

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Michelle Obama's Georgia Roots

The New York Times recently revealed that First Lady Michelle Obama has Georgia roots. The First Lady’s great, great, great grandmother Melvinia Shields was a slave on a small farm near Jonesboro...

November 11, 2009 - 2:39pm

Atlanta Mayoral Race: Norwood/Reed Run-off?

Why race, party, and business ties matter for Atlanta's next mayor. GPB's Rickey Bevington previews Tuesday's mayoral election in Atlanta with Walter C. Jones of the Morris News Service and Dave...

November 2, 2009 - 11:21am

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October 15, 2009 - 1:36pm

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The Georgia State Ethics Commission says they need more information before they can move forward with an investigation into Republican Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine’s campaign financing....

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