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Ellen Reinhardt



Ellen Reinhardt arrived at GPB in 2012 from North Carolina, where she was the News Director/Managing Editor of the North Carolina News Network for 11 and a half years. NCNN is a statewide radio network that provides news, weather, sports and public affairs programming to 75 commercial stations across North Carolina. Ellen was twice named the President of the North Carolina Associated Press Broadcasters. Before that, she was a free-lance news editor for WTOP and was also the assignment manager at WTVR-TV in Richmond, Va. As a reporter at WRVA radio in Richmond, Ellen twice won the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for Public Service Through Radio Journalism from the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters. Ellen is originally from Cleveland Heights, Ohio.


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Georgia Equality Calls Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage "National Victory"

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. In reaction: Jeff Graham, the Executive Director of Georgia Equality,...

June 26, 2015 - 10:46am

APS Defendants Get Less Jail Time As Judge Says 'Adios'

A judge has sharply reduced the sentences for three former Atlanta Public Schools educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial. Fulton County...

April 30, 2015 - 4:34pm

Governor Deal Signs Autism Coverage Bill

Georgia insurance companies are now required to provide therapy to treat autistic children. Governor Nathan deal signed a bill into law today that provides $30,000 a year worth of therapy children...

April 29, 2015 - 5:38pm
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Peachtree City Police Chief Who Says He Accidently Shot Wife Resigns

A police chief in suburban Atlanta has resigned before a grand jury decides whether to charge him with a misdemeanor crime for paralyzing his wife in an accidental shooting. Peachtree City officials...

March 11, 2015 - 5:02pm
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Ga. House Approves State Funding Plan

The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows the previous years' cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers. The vote on Thursday sends the $44.6...

February 26, 2015 - 3:39pm


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Special July 4 Weekend Radio Programming

GPB Radio's "On Second Thought," "Political Rewind" and "Two-Way Street" will be on hiatus for the July 4 holiday weekend, but we've got some interesting specials lined up for your listening pleasure...

June 28, 2016 - 12:47pm
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Celebrate The Holidays With GPB

During this holiday season, we hope you’ll join us for some special programming. This year we’re happy to present many of your old favorites, along with a some new offerings we hope will...

December 16, 2015 - 6:02pm
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Celebrate Hanukkah With GPB

At sundown this Sunday, Jews around the world begin celebrating Hanukkah/Chanukkah/Chanukah. Why are there so many different ways to spell it? We asked a rabbi in Atlanta and he says it’s because...

December 4, 2015 - 11:31am