Rickey Bevington

Senior Anchor/Correspondent
Georgia Public Broadcasting

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. A two-time Emmy award-winner, 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 Emmy Awards, RTDNA’s Edward R. Murrow Awards, Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Atlanta Press Club, 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.

An Atlanta native, Bevington is a believer in volunteerism and shaping her community. Georgia Trend Magazine named her on its 2016 list of “40 Under 40” leaders making a positive impact in Georgia. The Atlanta Business Chronicle also named her on its 2015 list of “40 Under 40” young leaders. She serves on the Board of the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors, the Atlanta BeltLine “67” Advisory Board, Dad’s Garage Theater and has served as 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 traveled throughout Europe studying public policy issues impacting the U.S. and the European Union. In 2013, Bevington traveled with the U.S. Department of State as a Legislative Fellow studying political systems of Sri Lanka and India. She is a graduate of LEAD Atlanta, an intensive eight-month leadership program.