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Bill Nigut

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Bill Nigut has been a program host and producer at Georgia Public Broadcasting since November 2013. He is host and executive producer of “Political Rewind,” a political roundtable show featuring some of Georgia’s best-informed insiders weighing in on the big state and national political stories.

Political Rewind airs each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. on GPB Radio. The program also streams live on GPBNews.org and on the GPB News Facebook page. In addition, you can find it on GPB TV on Fridays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 9 a.m.

Bill spent 20 years as the national and state political correspondent for WSB-TV in Atlanta. In that role, he covered five presidential campaigns, traveling to Iowa, New Hampshire and other key primary states in each presidential election cycle. Bill also covered the White House and Capitol Hill for WSB, commuting from his home in Atlanta when major news stories were breaking in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Chicago, where he developed his love of rough and tumble politics and the Chicago Bears and Da Bulls.

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Political Rewind: Demonstrators Demand Change In Georgia, Across Nation

Friday on Political Rewind , we discuss the latest news as national protests respond to the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and, more recently, George Floyd. And, developments in Gov. Brian Kemp's social di...

May 29, 2020

Political Rewind: Insight Into The Future Of Virus Numbers

Thursday on Political Rewind , journalists and researchers are trying to determine how the public health policy of state officials is impacting the spread of COVID-19 in Georgia. Two top public heal...

May 28, 2020

Political Rewind: An Election In Unusual Times

Wednesday on Political Rewind , we are joined by the Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to discuss the unfolding primary in Georgia. How have social distancing guidelines and looming state budget...

May 27, 2020

Political Rewind: Politics Feed Divide On Public Health Advice

Tuesday on Political Rewind , we’re back from a long Memorial Day weekend. We discussed the latest on the public health guidance in response to COVID-19 and the ongoing race between Sen. Kelly Loe...

May 26, 2020

Political Rewind: The Stance On Voting By Mail

Friday on Political Rewind , President Donald Trump is threatening to deny federal funds to the state of Michigan because of the promotion of absentee ballots in 2020’s elections. The president, a...

May 22, 2020

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