Rickey Bevington

Rickey Bevington

News Director

Department: Radio

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Twitter: @rickeybevington

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

February 10, 2011 - 4:47pm
Georgia’s timber industry is worth $28 billion a year. But a new study says the state’s untouched forests are worth even more. Researchers with the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry...
February 8, 2011 - 6:09pm
Creditors have given the owners of Reynolds Plantation an April deadline to come up with 30-million dollars. Now officials with the exclusive vacation community on Lake Oconee will sell golf courses...
February 2, 2011 - 3:33pm
Atlanta-based shipping giant United Parcel Service says it plans to turn last year’s success into record earnings per share in 2011. In 2010, earnings improved to $3.6 billion dollars and revenue was...
February 1, 2011 - 5:31pm
Historic preservation brings in jobs and tax revenue to communities across the state, according to a new report. It has prompted the Department of Natural Resources to revive efforts to demonstrate...
January 31, 2011 - 5:13pm
Earlier this month an independent operator in Pennsylvania agreed to donate sandwiches and brownies to two biblically-based video seminars sponsored by the Pennsylvania Marriage Institute. The...

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Traveler - September 2, 2011 - 5:30pm
Hey Georgia Travelers! We're having a ball traveling all over the state shooting and producing stories for our upcoming season of the show. Tune in for my visits to Chickamauga Battlefield,...
Georgia Traveler - August 18, 2011 - 2:00pm
Hey Georgia Travelers! You can soon see for yourselves more rare Civil War artifacts discovered this year in Millen at the Camp Lawton prison stockade. Here's GPB's Orlando Montoya's report on the...
Georgia Traveler - August 15, 2011 - 4:24pm
ATLANTA (Associated Press) -- The privately owned 16-acre tract on Burnt Hickory Road is thick with pines and young hardwoods, but little else of interest other than its role as a staging ground for...
Georgia Traveler - August 3, 2011 - 3:35pm
For all you Georgia Travelers joining me at Civil War sites this season, check out this fascinating conversation with two Georgia authors about the myths and legend of Confederate General Robert E....
Georgia Traveler - July 21, 2011 - 10:12am
Three Georgia parks are in the running to be named "America's Favorite Park." But they need your help! Vote today for your favorite. ATLANTA, GA., July 20, 2011 -- Three of Georgia’s State Parks –...

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