Helen Farmer Popejoy

1922 - 2007

Ms Popejoy was born in Macon and graduated from Wesleyan College in 1944 with an A.B. Degree in Speech and from Wesleyan Conservatory in 1945 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. She joined WMAZ radio and was the first female newscaster in Macon. Later, she went on to work at WBML in Macon and WRBL radio in Columbus before returning to Macon in 1953 as part of the team that put WMAZ television on the air, hosting "The Hospitality Hour". In the 60's and 70's she hosted "The Helen Popejoy Show on Macon's Channel 41. Ms Popejoy was active in church, non-profit, and community activities all of her life.

   

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