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Former 13WMAZ anchor Tina Hicks honored at Tubman museum luncheon

Tina Hicks had a nearly 30-year run on 13WMAZ serving as the first African American to anchor here at the station.

A 13WMAZ legend was honored by the Tubman Museum Friday. 

You may remember Tina Hicks bringing you the news weeknights at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. 

Hicks had a nearly 30-year run on 13WMAZ serving as the first African American to anchor here at the station.

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Friday, during their "Legends Luncheon," the Tubman Museum unveiled a portrait of Tina Hicks to celebrate her success and contributions in the Macon community. 

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She says keeping Central Georgia informed never felt like work, but instead, always felt like coming home. 

"I meet people at their dinner table and I try to treat them like I was meeting them inside their home, so it was a good feeling, really, especially when you did stories to help people," Hicks said.

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Along with the portrait of Tina Hicks, several others were honored by photos designed by artist James Otis Mackey.

A Gregory Hines postage stamp was also unveiled.