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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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New Marker Explains Failed Slave Revolt

The Georgia Historical Society Monday installed a new Civil War marker in the southwest Georgia town of Quitman. The plaque commemorates a failed slave revolt in the town near the Florida border....

A New Civil War Website!

On Georgia Traveler, we are gearing up for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War next year by visiting important and interesting Georgia sites all season long. But between episodes, you can visit...

The Georgia Historical Society has unveiled a new marker at Fort Hill in Dalton honoring Civil War-era black troops.

New Marker Tells Story of African-American Soldiers

Georgia Traveler is highlighting Georgia's Civil War sites this season.  It's in anticipation of the 150th anniversary of the war next year. A marker now commemorates the only site in Georgia where...

Runners kick off the annual "B*ATL" -- Atlanta's Battle of Atlanta festival -- in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta.

Walking the Battle of Atlanta

We had a (hot) but rewarding shoot on Saturday in Kirkwood/East Atlanta Village re-tracing the steps of the July 1864 Battle of Atlanta. It's the annual B*ATL Festival marking the Battle of Atlanta...

Ruins of the 1839 cotton mill in Roswell(photo courtesy Michael)

The Civil War on Season 4 - Roswell Mills

We scouted our shoot location Thursday at the Roswell Mills. The city has done an excellent job creating safe, accessible pathways so people can explore the ruins of the 1839 cotton mill burned by...


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