Skip to main content
GPB Podcasts header

On Second Thought

On Second Thought is a one hour, weekly talk show hosted by Virginia Prescott. We feature timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia, including the arts, health care, education, race, and politics. We have a no pundit policy, because we're interested in information, not talking points.

Political Rewind

The political game in Georgia is more dynamic than ever. From local elected officials to state and federal government, we're facing complicated issues. On Political Rewind, host Bill Nigut takes the time to break down these issues, speaking directly to the decision makers.

Shots In The Back: Exhuming The 1970 Augusta Riot

Reporter Sea Stachura tells the story of one of the first major Civil Rights era riots in the South. The immediate cause of the August riot was the murder of Charles Oatman, an African American teenager held by police in the county jail. During the riot, six black men were killed by white police officers, all of them shot in the back.

The Bitter Southerner

Host Chuck Reece explores Southern culture and the South’s contributions to American life, painting a very different — and truer — picture of the region. This podcast is a collaboration between The Bitter Southerner magazine and GPB.

Ask the Mayor: Questions for Keisha

Each month, GPB’s Rickey Bevington sits down with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. This hour-long program gives people an innovative way to interact with the mayor. The public can submit questions on Twitter with the hashtag #QuestionsForKeisha or by email at

Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project

An audio play about Troy Davis, who was executed on Georgia’s death row. In writing this play, playwright Lee Nowell relied on courtroom transcripts and interviews about the original case.

Football Fridays in Georgia

Hosts Jon Nelson, Tommy Palmer, and Hannah Goodin of GPB Sports share highlights of high school football games from around Georgia. They also share stories from players, coaches, play-by-play announcers, and other people who live and breathe high school football.

Speakeasy with Denene

New York Times bestselling author Denene Millner dives into the beauty and humanity of blackness. We take one word like BLACK, BEAUTY, or LOVE, and we break down the many ways that word applies to the African American experience.

The Credits

Host Kalena Boller meets people working in Georgia’s multibillion dollar film and television industry. Kalena works on movies and TV shows in the locations department, and she has more than 40 credits to her name. She describes this podcast as her “love letter” to the hardworking people making Georgia the Hollywood of the South.

The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. 


The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.

Up First

NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. 

White Lies

In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Three men were tried and acquitted, but no one was ever held to account. Fifty years later, two journalists from Alabama return to the city where it happened, expose the lies that kept the murder from being solved and uncover a story about guilt and memory that says as much about America today as it does about the past.

Corner Office from Marketplace

Kai Ryssdal’s Conversations from the Corner OfficeⓇ brings you inside the room with the business and cultural leaders transforming our economy.

Masterpiece Studio

Masterpiece Studio is your backstage pass to the PBS series—from Sherlock to Poldark. After the show, turn off the TV and tune in to MASTERPIECE Studio for the scoop with host Jace Lacob. Listen for exclusive interviews with the cast and crew of your favorite shows. Get the history lowdown behind the people and places you see on screen, and hear revealing stories from the set.

The Daily

Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, host Michael Barbaro goes deep into a story covered by The New York Times.

The Frontline Dispatch

From the PBS investigative series FRONTLINE - this podcast that expands the series' tradition of tough, fair and deeply-reported long form journalism. Every episode will tell a different domestic or international story, told by producers and reporters around the globe. Produced at FRONTLINE's headquarters at WGBH in Boston and powered by PRX.

Wow in the World

Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.