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As GPB's News Director of TV, Radio & Digital, Rickey oversees news and public affairs programming across the nation's third-largest public television market, 16 radio stations, www.gpb.org and social media platforms. Her media career spans cable entertainment at Sundance Channel and Showtime Networks, local TV news at WFSB-TV 3 (CBS) in Hartford, Conn., publishing with Fodor's Travel and the Hartford Courant, and reporting for NPR and PBS. Rickey's awards and nominations include the Atlanta Press Club's “Journalist of the Year,” Southeastern Emmy Awards, Associated Press, and Society of Professional Journalists. Passionate about history, Rickey co-hosts GPB-TV's "Georgia Traveler" specializing in historical sites and heritage tourism. She is an active alumna of L.E.A.D. Atlanta and serves as board Chairman of the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.

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Georgia Traveler - September 2, 2011 - 1:30pm
Hey Georgia Travelers! We're having a ball traveling all over the state shooting and producing stories for our upcoming season of the show. Tune in for my visits to Chickamauga Battlefield,...
The Georgia Southern Museum in Statesboro says it has a rare artifact from the Civil War's largest prison cam
Georgia Traveler - August 18, 2011 - 10:00am
Hey Georgia Travelers! You can soon see for yourselves more rare Civil War artifacts discovered this year in Millen at the Camp Lawton prison stockade. Here's GPB's Orlando Montoya's report on the...
Georgia Traveler - August 15, 2011 - 12:24pm
ATLANTA (Associated Press) -- The privately owned 16-acre tract on Burnt Hickory Road is thick with pines and young hardwoods, but little else of interest other than its role as a staging ground for...
Gen. Robert E. Lee, officer of the Confederate Army, shown March 1864, location unknown. (AP)
Georgia Traveler - August 3, 2011 - 11:35am
For all you Georgia Travelers joining me at Civil War sites this season, check out this fascinating conversation with two Georgia authors about the myths and legend of Confederate General Robert E....
Florence Marina State Park at Lake Eufala in west Georgia (photo courtesy Baba1948)
Georgia Traveler - July 21, 2011 - 6:12am
Three Georgia parks are in the running to be named "America's Favorite Park." But they need your help! Vote today for your favorite. ATLANTA, GA., July 20, 2011 -- Three of Georgia’s State Parks –...

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