Nicole Thurston, Director of Sales and Marketing, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Georgia College & State University, with a Minor in International Studies.
She previously worked as a Radio DJ for two years in Milledgeville and later as the 5 p.m. and Special Projects Producer for 13WMAZ. She won the Associated Press Award for Best Public Affairs Reporting for the documentary, “Faces of Freedom” and a Gabby Award for Excellence in Broadcasting (Georgia Association of Broadcasters). Nicole has also worked as the Communications/Programs Specialist in Georgia for the Girl Scouts of Middle Georgia, and Marketing and Communications Director for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, where she covered eastern Tennessee, the state of Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida.
She also volunteers for Middle Georgia Art Association; Public Arts Committee for the College Hill Corridor Commission; Alum of Leadership Macon Class of 2013; Member Downtown Macon Rotary; Member of Star Choices Community Advisory Board; Member Travel Advisory Committee for the Macon Bibb Convention & Visitor’s Bureau; Advisory Board for Star Choices; Member Macon Arts Alliance Arts Round table; Member Ladies Auxiliary for St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Volunteer for Macon Volunteer Clinic, and Member Main Street Macon Downtown Business Association.
Ms. Thurston is your main contact for all media related items, corporate sponsorships, and fund raisers. If you would like to request an auction item, she is also your contact and works as our webmaster.