Founding Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer Kimberly Griffin has worked as the advertising director and then as the associate publisher, also known as the vice president of business and revenue, of the Jackson Free Press for more than a dozen years.
She is a graduate of Mississippi University for Women and the University of Southern Mississippi where she studied journalism and public relations. She currently serves on the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Board and The Mississippi Boy Choir Board.
Kimberly previously served as chair of the Greater Jackson Chamber Ambassadors and has held various leadership positions in the Junior League of Jackson. She is also a member of the Rho Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and president of the Capital Care Sunset Rotary Club.
In 2021, the Institute for Nonprofit News selected Kimberly as one of 11 national emerging leaders for nonprofit media. She also directs the MFP’s project for the 2021 Facebook reader revenue accelerator, alongside 29 other newsrooms in North America.
Kimberly was featured in the Saturday Evening Post in 2021, along with Mississippi Free Press co-founder Donna Ladd. She is an auntie, a decent cook, and an avid traveler. She’s not fond of small talk and wants every conversation to be important.
Email Kimberly at [email protected]