CCJ Reports

Shopping Local is easy in Downtown Macon

Shopping Local is easy in Downtown Macon

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 16, 2019


Filed under Local, Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

Unique locally grown and handmade products, fresher food, and a connection to the community. According to research by the Advocates for Independent Business, you get all these things when you buy local. At the Mulberry Market, you'll find a lot more than just fresh produce. “I come here every...

Pleasant Hill Grows Relationship in Community Garden

Pleasant Hill Grows Relationship in Community Garden

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 3, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

The Pleasant Hill neighborhood is trying to help people bond over dirt and seeds with a community garden. "We thought that we would start a community garden to try and put the elderly together with young people so we would be able to let them know what our plans were for the community. We wanted it...

Bears’ Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Bears’ Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, Video, WMUB Programming

It’s about that time. Finals week is right around the corner, and with it comes stress. Reagan Tillery, a 21-year-old junior majoring in political science and africana studies, talked to me about her destressing strategy. Reagan Tillery: This is very hard to do, because you have papers. Well, my ma...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, Video, WMUB Programming

Connor Cable continues his weekly entertainment review, this week talking about Star Wars.

Bears’ Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Bears’ Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, Video, WMUB Programming

Eryn Lee: Diversity in schools is a key factor when it comes to creating an enriching environment for students of all ages. I spoke with a Mercer student about their experience with diversity in secondary education and why diversity is important. Hannah Warren: Everyone at my school had a really simil...

Hot Takes: Episode 11

Hot Takes: Episode 11

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Video, WMUB Programming

Studio production continues their debate style program, this week discussing Disney versus Universal.

Bear Minimum: Episode 11

Bear Minimum: Episode 11

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their weekly, retro news show with a comedic twist.

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

CCJ News Director Amyre Makupson and Macon Pops drummer Steve Moretti sit down with Athens artist Ryne Meadow to hear about his musical background and listen to a few songs.

Bears’ Beat Report: Grocery Shopping 101

Bears’ Beat Report: Grocery Shopping 101

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 1, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

As a college student, it can be really easy to forget the importance of eating a well-balanced diet. With the late night study sessions and a hectic class schedule it is sometimes a little more difficult for college students to make sure they eat proper meals throughout the day. When grocery shopp...

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 13, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Devyn Mode: Hi, I’m Devyn Mode and in honor of Women’s History Month, I talked to victim advocate Mari’e Lish who is a victim advocate at Crisis Hotline and Safe House in Macon. One in three women are sexually assaulted, but less than 1% of rapes result in a conviction. Here’s what Lish has to say a...

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 5, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week discussing dogs versus cats.

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 5, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Studio production continues their comedic twist on the traditional newscast.

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