Today, September 27, 2013, as 13WMAZ celebrates its 60-year anniversary, we take a look back at where we started.
1. WMAZ began as a radio station at Mercer University in Macon in 1922.
2. The first program director and chief announcer, Carey Pickard, came up with the slogan: Watch Mercer Attain Zenith.
Pickard was a 1930 Mercer graduate and at one point later served 10 years as an FBI agent, according to his memoir "A Charmed Life."
3. When he was in college, he worked part-time for WMAZ. He says the station was built by the Mercer Physics department dean at the time.
4. In Pickard's memoir, he says he created WMAZ's slogan in a poem he wrote for Mercer's student paper, The Cluster, probably around 1925.