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WMUB Reports: Working the Night Shift

WMUB Reports: Working the Night Shift

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 11, 2019

Jacob Lugenbeel interviewing Major Brown at the Waffle House on 840 Riverside Dr, Macon Georgia. Who are the people that work after the offices are closed, and what affect does having the late shift have on these workers? Lugenbeel: Can you state your first and last name for me? Brown: My...

WMUB Reports: Students Celebrating Pride

WMUB  Reports: Students Celebrating Pride

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 11, 2019

OK so I buy I bought like these garter tights for pride.  I like faux garter tights. I bought those and probably going to wear like a skirt or like some like short shorts and a bralette for pride. And then I want to do my hair into two knots. And I'm going to do like the bi pride flag on my eyes ...

WMUB: Remembering 9/11

WMUB: Remembering 9/11

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 3, 2019

Jacob Lugenbeel: On the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks many Americans remembered a day that is stated to be a defining chapter in U.S. and world history. The events of that fateful day touched many across the country. Some even here in Macon. But what if you are too young to...

Mercer Music at Capricorn

Mercer Music at Capricorn

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

September 30, 2019

The event of the year; that’s what Mercer University President Bill Underwood is calling the grand re-opening of Capricorn recording studios, now known as Mercer Music at Capricorn. Amyre Makupson with the University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism was at today’s announcement and caught up...

Peacing Together: A Conversation on Youth Violence

Peacing Together: A Conversation on Youth Violence

William Magruder, WMUB Practicum Student

September 13, 2019

WMUB Practicum Student William Magruder sits down with fellow classmates to get their thoughts on youth violence. This report is part of the Center for Collaborative Journalism's Peacing Together project.

Peacing Together: A Personal Look at Youth Violence

Peacing Together: A Personal Look at Youth Violence

William Magruder, WMUB Practicum Student

September 13, 2019

As part of Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism, WMUB Practicum Student Will Magruder sits down with a fellow classmate to hear his story about how youth violence, in the form of bullying, had a big impact on his life.

Side Hustles: Farmers Markets

Side Hustles: Farmers Markets

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

July 3, 2019

Tisha Carr was looking for a change. “I really just wanted to get out of the corporate world and out of the retail business. I wanted to be home with my family,” said Tisha Carr, the co-owner of Bone Creek Farm. After spending years working retail, Tisha and her husband decided to expand their...

Macon Music Presents: Mercer Music at Capricorn

Macon Music Presents: Mercer Music at Capricorn

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

July 2, 2019

Amyre Makupson:Thank you so much for watching Macon Music, we are on location today with Larry Brumley, he's a senior vice president with Mercer University overseeing the rebirth of Capricorn recording studios. Larry, thanks so much for joining us. Larry Brumley: Pleasure to be with you. Amyre...

Side Hustles: Etsy

Side Hustles: Etsy

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

June 6, 2019

It’s called side hustles – not a full time job, or even a part time job – just something people do on the side to bring in extra money. I met a former Macon High School teacher who turned a love of painting into extra pocket change, with the help the internet selling site .. Etsy. “I’ve...

Macon Music: Summer Showcase Part 2

Macon Music: Summer Showcase Part 2

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 31, 2019

Amyre Makupson and Steve Moretti continue part two of the Macon Music summer showcase.

Macon Music: Summer Showcase Part 1

Macon Music: Summer Showcase Part 1

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 30, 2019

Amyre Makupson and Steve Moretti discuss the summer music showcase and listen to a set by James Worsham at the Society Garden.

Macon Music Showcase Brings Local Artists to the Spotlight

Macon Music Showcase Brings Local Artists to the Spotlight

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 23, 2019

Amyre Makupson/Center for Collaborative Journalism, Mercer University: When you think of music in Macon, chances are names like Otis Redding, The Allman Brothers, even Little Richard come to mind. But what about names like Louise Warren, James Worsham or even Charles Davis – have you heard of them?...

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