CCJ Reports

Hot Takes: Episode 6

Hot Takes: Episode 6

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 18, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week discussing college football versus the NFL.

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 18, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their comedic twist on the traditional newscast, this week bringing you a special Spring Break edition.

Munch Madness: Meet the Underdog’s

Munch Madness: Meet the Underdog’s

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 15, 2019


Filed under EngageCCJ, Macon Food Story, Showcase

There are hundreds of restaurants in Central Georgia – locally owned, unique establishments. While college basketball teams compete over the next few weeks in the NCAA Tournament for a national title, the Macon Food Story is putting some skin in the game. We want YOU to help us decide which restaurant...

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.

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

Madilyn Harrell, Student Journalist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

Brother Kwame teaches kids how to play the African drums once a month on Saturdays at the Tubman Museum in hopes of preserving tradition.

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

Aliyah Dorsey, CCJ Student Journalist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

When someone thinks of the South, food is often what comes to mind. Mac and cheese, collard greens, green beans and fried chicken are all hallmarks of what is popularly known as southern food. However, these items can also be classified as soul food. So what is the difference and where did the name...

Being vegan in the south

Being vegan in the south

Nadia Pressley, CCJ Student Journalist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

Tiyana Chaney began her vegan journey in 2014 after deciding to slowly remove animal products from her diet for physical and mental health reasons. Now that Tiyana Cha has been strictly vegan for over a year, finding local restaurants that cater to her diet is a challenge. “I will bring my own food...

Are more lofts headed to downtown Macon?

Are more lofts headed to downtown Macon?

Emily Harvey, for Georgia Public Broadcasting

November 8, 2018


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work

Downtown Macon is changing. There are more stores, more restaurants, and more than anything else, more lofts. Emily Harvey as the story.

Introducing Macon Me Curious

Introducing Macon Me Curious

Sonya Green

June 26, 2018


Filed under Local, Macon Me Curious, Showcase

Introducing, Macon Me Curious, a collaborative journalism project from the Center for Collaborative Journalism with GPB Macon, and The Telegraph & macon.com that will answer your questions about Macon and Middle Georgia. Are you curious about how the money collected from the new downtown parking meters will be allocated a...

Five Things To Do In Macon This Weekend

Five Things To Do In Macon This Weekend

Laurel Huster, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Local

With Halloween getting closer, there are plenty of fall events to enjoy this weekend. The hardest thing you have to do this weekend is choosing which ones to go to. (Oct. 13-15)

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