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Senior Anchor/ Correspondent

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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Gen. Robert E. Lee, officer of the Confederate Army, shown March 1864, location unknown. (AP)

Georgia Experts On Robert E. Lee

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....

Florence Marina State Park at Lake Eufala in west Georgia (photo courtesy Baba1948)

Vote For Your Favorite Park!

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 –...

Confederate Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne proposed freeing black slaves. (photo courtesy

Visit Dalton's New Civil War Marker

New markers being placed across Georgia are recognizing the Civil War history of long-ignored groups such as women, blacks and Southerners loyal to the Union. The latest marker was dedicated Thursday...

The gravesite of the unknown soldier of Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park north of Atlanta. (photo-Edgar Treiguts)

Kennesaw's Unknown Civil War Soldier

During the American Civil War (1861-1865) thousands of men killed in battle were buried in unmarked graves. GPB Radio's Edgar Treiguts recently brought us the story of how modern scientists used DNA...

In Augusta, the original chimney of the Confederate Power Works still stands. (photo courtesy Sir Mildred Pierce)

New App Recreates Civil War Factory

This might just be the coolest app yet! My GPB Radio colleague Noel Brown reported on it Monday. Here's Noel's story: Starting this summer, visitors to the Augusta Canal can use their smart phones...


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