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

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...
August 5, 2009 - 1:09pm
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30. Police departments join forces to catch fugitives living among us. Plus, is Russia trying to assert its military might by operating submarines off...
July 30, 2009 - 11:24am
Tonight on All Things Considered. Billions of dollars are on their way, but how should Georgia spend its stimulus money? Hear state leaders' plans. Plus, what's in a historic food safety bill...
July 29, 2009 - 11:43am
Tonight on All Things Considered from 4 - 6:30 PM. A tax holiday starts for Georgians ... can the state afford it right now? Plus, debate over vaccinating pregnant women against pandemic flu....
July 29, 2009 - 8:33am
Cable television network CNBC ranks Georgia workers among the top in the nation according to their America's Top States for Business '09 study. But on Tuesday experts in the state said it's not...

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Traveler - April 11, 2011 - 2:40pm
Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. A new marker now stands at the site where Union General William T. Sherman ordered what’s known as the “Burning of Atlanta.”...
Georgia Traveler - March 21, 2011 - 4:46pm
While I haven't (yet) visited this battlefield on Georgia Traveler, we can all celebrate this important recognition of an important Civil War site. Details from the Georgia Department of Natural...
Georgia Traveler - March 16, 2011 - 5:16pm
This season on Georgia Traveler I've been taking you to historical sites throughout the state. While Civil War-era sites are getting the most attention right now because this year is the 150th...
Georgia Traveler - February 28, 2011 - 5:45pm
A new historical marker in Columbus tells the story of a mob of women who led a bread riot during the Civil War. The Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Battlefields Association and the...
Georgia Traveler - February 17, 2011 - 7:49pm
If you love Georgia Traveler, then go see Robert Redford's upcoming film "The Conspirator." Why? Because, "A" it's about the Civil War, which we are featuring this season on the show and, "B" it...

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