Politically Georgia

The AJC’s Politically Georgia

Mon-Fri: 10-11 am on WABE 90.1

Politically Georgia is a weekday radio show hosted by the Atlanta Journal Constitution‘s veteran political news team of Bill Nigut, Patricia Murphy, Tia Mitchell, and Greg Bluestein. The show provides in-depth reporting and analysis on Georgia politics and the upcoming elections. Each weekday, listeners can expect to hear a mix of daily news coverage, interviews with politicians and experts, and roundtable discussions on the issues that matter most to Georgians.

Meet the Hosts

Bill Nigut Bill Nigut has been in local broadcasting for decades, a familiar face and voice to Georgians for his political coverage. For 20 years, he served as the national and state political reporter for WSB-TV, covering five presidential campaigns, the White House and Capitol Hill, and Georgia politics. In 2004, Nigut left WSB to become the CEO of Metro Atlanta Arts and Culture Coalition before taking the Southeast Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League role in 2007. For the past nine years, Nigut has hosted GPB’s “Political Rewind,” a program he created that featured guests discussing state and national political stories. He also hosted a second GPB show, “Two Way Street,” a long-form conversation program with artists, authors, chefs and scientists. In 2021 he was inducted into the Georgia Association of Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame. 

Greg Bluestein — Greg Bluestein is a political reporter and author who covers the governor’s office and Georgia politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He writes for the front-page of the AJC, contributes to the Political Insider blog and morning Jolt newsletter, co-hosts the Politically Georgia podcast and is a frequent guest on local and national TV and radio programs. He’s an MSNBC and NBC News contributor and the author of “Flipped,” a book on Georgia’s epic 2020 election. He’s a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and political science, and Axios named him the “most dedicated” Bulldog fan at the 2023 national championship game. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Dunwoody. 

Patricia Murphy — Patricia Murphy joined the AJC’s politics team in 2020 from CQ-Roll Call, where she was a nationally syndicated political columnist. Previously, she was the Capitol Hill Bureau Chief for Politics Daily, a Newsweek/ Daily Beast columnist, and a contributor to Garden & Gun and the Washington Post. Before working in journalism, Patricia was a staffer for three U.S. senators. An Atlanta native, Patricia graduated from Westminster Schools and Vanderbilt University and holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. An Atlanta native, Patricia is married and a mother of twins. She also is a twin. And she is second generation AJC. 

Tia Mitchell — Tia Mitchell is the AJC’s Washington correspondent. In this role, she writes about Georgia’s congressional delegation, campaigns, elections, and the impact that decisions made in D.C. have on residents of the Peach State. Before that, she served as the AJC’s DeKalb County reporter. Before joining the paper in 2017, Tia spent her entire career in Florida covering local and state government for publications like the Tampa Bay Times and The Florida Times-Union. Tia is a graduate of Florida A&M University and is originally from Louisville, Ky. She is chair of the Political Task Force for the National Association of Black Journalists. 

Past Guests