• — Shannon Tatum, ’88, is the Media Manager for Student Publications at Jackson State University, where she also serves as an adjunct professor.
  • — Henry Anderson, ’96, is Website Administrator at Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning in Jackson. 
  • — Andrea Hatter, ’00, is the Digital Media Services Electronic Media Coordinator for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
  • — Shannon Williams, ’00, is Vice President of Editorial/ Production for The Indianapolis Recorder.
  • — DeMarco Morgan, ’01, is National Correspondent for CBS News, New York.
  • — Lauren-Alicia Morris, ’08, is Community Development & Outreach Coordinator for United Cerebral Palsy of North Texas.

If you are a graduate of the Jackson State University School of Journalism and Media Studies (formerly known as the Department of Mass Communications), email us at 
and let us know what you are doing to be added to this list.





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“For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to be a newsman. At Jackson State University, I majored in Mass Communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism. As a sophomore, I got my first job in TV news. News continues to take me on an incredible journey here at WTTG.” 





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"Jackon State University has helped me achieve success in the newspaper business." 







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Fon James, Class of 1999, Book Author

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“The overwhelming support I received during my book signing shows that JSU continues to support my ‘forth’ as well. I am a true blue JSU tiger; and  I love being a part of the alumni family!” 










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