CCJ Reports

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


Filed under Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

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?...

Bear Minimum: Final Episode

Bear Minimum: Final Episode

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 1, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

Studio Production wraps up the comedic, retro style newscast.

Hot Takes: Final Episode

Hot Takes: Final Episode

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 29, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Video, WMUB Programming

Studio Production completes their final debate program, this week discussing Hulu versus Netflix.

The Power of the Knot

The Power of the Knot

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 26, 2019


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

Clipping coupons, grocery shopping and cookies are all basic life skills that are often learned at home. New this year, a Macon high school is taking what some people learn in the kitchen and teaching it in the classroom via an after-school program. Chances are you've heard the old saying ‘give...

How Much Should You Tip?

How Much Should You Tip?

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 25, 2019


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

Amyre: 18% … that’s what Business Insider says you’re supposed to tip your server at a restaurant. But in reality, is 18% too much or not enough? We hit the lunch crowd in downtown Macon to find out how much money is being left on the table. For more on this story, click here.

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.

Bears’ Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Bears’ Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

A soft problem college students may face is maintaining faith on campus and getting involved religiously. AGAPE is one campus ministry aiming to fill that gap. I spoke with the Vice President of the organization, Jordynn Edwards, a 20-year-old junior education major. Becoming involved with AGAPE is definitely a...

Bears’ Beat Report: Cruz Market

Bears’ Beat Report: Cruz Market

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

Mercer Student Government Association hosted a great event to showcase both local and Mercer students' businesses. Michaela Jones This is Cruz Market and we have student organizations like Quad Works and Shape and Traffick Jam is coming a little later and then we have local Macon businesses over her...

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