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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: What Comes Next In Public Health Response?

Friday on Political Rewind , we were joined by senior researcher and professor of Emory University Dr. Carlos del Rio for an in-depth conversation on the unfolding stories surrounding coronavirus pu...

April 3, 2020

Political Rewind: For The Governor, A Recent Tipping Point

Thursday on Political Rewind , we are joined by the chief executive officer of Grady Health System John Haupert to discuss the response and preparedness for the coronavirus in Georgia. Several model...

April 2, 2020

Political Rewind: County, Municipal Leaders Wrestle With Lockdown Decision

Elected officials at the county and municipal levels are struggling to find ways to respond to an unfolding public health crisis. Where many other states have issued statewide lockdowns, Gov. Brian ...

April 1, 2020

Political Rewind: 2020 Census Meets A Challenge Of Equal Scale

Tuesday on Political Rewind , the U.S. 2020 Census represents a huge undertaking with significant consequences for funding and democratic representation across the country. And now, the Census faces...

March 31, 2020

Political Rewind: The View From Parts Southwest

Monday on Political Rewind , we’re joined by Mayor Bo Dorough of Albany, to discuss the ongoing public health crisis from the perspective of his town in Dougherty county. Over the weekend, reports...

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My Mother's Gift To Me

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May 7, 2014 - 5:39am

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