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How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Warner Robins
obins AFB

These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion


  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
  • Like" us on Facebook to include your local news, breaking news and weather warnings and watches in your Facebook feed.
  • Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and weather updates.

Harvest Festival 2013 Planning Meeting Set for Tuesday

Harvest Festival 2013 Planning Meeting Set for Tuesday

Harvest Festival fun begins this afternoon with the first orientation and planning workshop meeting. Mark your calendar now for Tuesday, February 19 to join committees and participate in the preparation for Harvest Festival 2013 at 5:30 at Jeffersonville City Hall.

--Mayor Hart

Central Georgians Jump on "Harlem Shake" Train

Georgia College students jumped on the Youtube viral sensation with their own "Harlem Shake."

First Presbyterian in Macon does the "Harlem Shake" on Valentine's Day.


by Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY STORY

Dance craze has roots in the '80s More than 4,000 'Harlem Shake' videos a day are posted on YouTube.

The song that spurred the craze is No. 10 on iTunes Gangnam Style is so last year: 2013's new dance craze is the Harlem Shake.

Nominate A Music Teacher for a GRAMMY Music Educators Award

Nominate A Music Teacher for a GRAMMY Music Educators Award

The Recording Academy announced a new award Sunday on The 55th GRAMMYs Award Show.

Students can nominate teachers for the "GRAMMY's Music Educators Award."

Fill out this form, telling the Recording Academy who it is and where to reach them.

Click here If you're a music teacher reading this and want to nominate yourself.

If you're a school administrator nominating a music educator, use this form.

The deadline is April 15, 2013. The form says that the teacher will then have to fill out an application after your nomination. Be sure to give teachers plenty of time before the April 15 deadline.

One Twiggs County Resident on Most Influential List

One Twiggs County Resident on Most Influential List

Mercer University President William Underwood is the only Macon resident represented on Georgia's Power List this year.

In the profile, Underwood is creditied with helping increase Mercer's enrollment by more than 20 percent and the implementation of the Center for Collaborative Journalism. 

The annual list in the most recent edition of Georgia Trend Magazine alphabetically lists what the publication calls, "the state's most powerful and influential citizens" who affect the lives and livelihoods of all Georgians.

Two other individuals from Central Georgia were included this year; Musician, tree farmer and conservationist, Chuck Leavell from Bullard and the President of the Dublin-Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Willie Paulk.

Georgia College Homecoming Concert Lineup Announced

Country artist Jerrod Nieman and country band Gloriana are set to perform at Georgia College's homecoming concert.

Georgia College announced the homecoming concert lineup at 3 p.m. Monday.

Middle Georgia Christmas Parade to Air on 13WMAZ-TV

The Middle Georgia Christmas Parade will air on 13WMAZ-TV on Saturday, December 15 at 1 p.m. and again on Saturday, December 22 at 1 p.m.