October 07, 2020
The Future of the Republican Party
The French-American Foundation hosted a Zoom webinar on Wednesday, October 7 at 1:00pm ET to discuss the US Republican Party with guest speaker Douglas Heye, Senior Vice President for Media at CRAFT Media & Digital and CNN Political Commentator, and moderator Rickey Bevington, Senior Anchor & Correspondent at Georgia Public Broadcasting. The event was co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF).
Douglas Heye: A veteran of politics since 1990, Douglas Heye has served in leading communications positions in the House of Representatives and United States Senate, the Republican National Committee and the George W. Bush Administration. He is currently a CNN Political Commentator, providing analysis on domestic and international political events.
Rickey Bevington: Rickey Bevington is an internationally recognized journalist and speaker who believes that well-informed citizens are the bedrock of democracy. Her 2017 TEDx talk “The Future Of News Media Is In Our Hands” empowers viewers to combat fake news. Based in Atlanta, Bevington is a mainstay with Georgians as local host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Her radio and television stories have drawn honors from Edward R. Murrow Awards (2016, 2014), Southeast EMMYS (2014), Atlanta Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press.