2015 Tennessee College Associated Press Award Winner – Best Television Reporter.
2016 Tennessee College Associated Press Award Winner – Best Specialized Reporting.
2016 Tennessee Associated Press Award Winner – Best Investigative In-Depth Reporting.
Jackson Jones is a Multimedia Journalist from Murfreesboro, TN.
He worked as a multimedia journalist for WBBJ Channel 7 News in Jackson, TN from May 2017 – January 2018.
He started at Middle Tennessee State University in Fall 2013 and graduated in May 2017 with a degree in Multimedia Journalism, Cum Laude.
He has served as an MTSU Student Ambassador, worked as an Editorial Operations Intern at CNN in Atlanta, served as the Marketing Director for Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, TN.
Jackson has 5 years of journalism experience with enterprising, writing, reporting, anchoring, shooting, editing, and producing for live and pre-recorded news. All of this has been earned through learning and hands-on experience with companies such as WBBJ Eyewitness News, WGNS Radio, CNN, and MT10 News at MTSU.