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 - September 5, 2012 - 2:01pm
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...
News Muse - August 20, 2012 - 4:22pm
An exciting project is underway in Macon that demonstrates how serious GPB is about telling local stories for every Georgia community. I also think of it as a test case for the future of local news...
Georgia Traveler - October 20, 2011 - 11:25am
Hey Georgia Travelers! Check out all the interesting Georgia places to get you and your family into the Halloween spirit! ATLANTA, October 20, 2011 – With Halloween just around the corner, Georgia...
Georgia Traveler - October 2, 2011 - 1:34pm
We had a great shoot Saturday at the 43rs Annual Great Locomotive Chase Festival in historic downtown Adairsville. We visited the Adairsville Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum, watched the parade, ate...
Georgia Traveler - September 27, 2011 - 1:36pm
Hey Georgia Travelers! You can take exploring Georgia to a whole new level with your mobile device. Check out these details ... Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic...

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