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Nicole Bailey-Covin is the Engagement Coordinator and Reporter for the Center for Collaborative Journalism (CCJ) at Mercer University.  Nicole comes to Mercer with a versatile background of experience including: online content, broadcast news, and photography.

Nicole has more than 12 years of experience as an on-air news reporter. As a writer and producer, she coordinated university broadcasting. For more than seven years, she worked for several national online websites.  

Nicole earned two Georgia School Nutrition Association Media Awards, and was a featured reporter on an A & E Television Network series of American Justice

She covers stories, and works with CCJ’s Media Partners on Community Engagement Projects. Nicole is dedicated to the success of Mercer students under the Engage CCJ programs.

She graduated from Shorter University with a B.A. Degree in Communication Arts, and a Concentration in Mass Media. A native of Macon, Georgia., Nicole has lived in several Georgia cities with her husband and two children. She is a professional photographer and enjoys listening to jazz music. 

Nicole Bailey-Covin

Oct 20, 2020
Mammogram Marathon Participation Equals Breast Cancer Victory (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
What You need to Know about Absentee Ballots (Story/Media)
Oct 14, 2020
Food Insecurity and the COVID Impact (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2020
Mobile Food Pantry Continues to Meet Needs (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Public Opinion (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
Fighting Influenza with Drive-thru Flu Clinics and Masks (Media)
Oct 07, 2020
Mercer students, faculty navigate COVID-19 complexities in shortened semester (Media)
Oct 05, 2020
COVID Couldn’t Rain on Their Pink Parade (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2020
What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Work Means, Mercer Student Reflects (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
Noted Attorney To Share Message with Mercer Students (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2020
Bibb Schools Provide Meals During Virtual Learning (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
The Cost of Covid – Project Launch 2020 (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Fighting Crime and Poverty in West Macon (Story/Media)
Sep 07, 2020
Mercer University Marching for Equal Justice (Story/Media)
Sep 03, 2020
 Bracing for a Bad Flu Season While Still Fighting COVID-19 (Story/Media)
The Macon Newsroom features work from the collaboration among Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, 13WMAZ, Georgia Public Broadcasting and The Telegraph
Nicole Bailey-Covin