Founding Publisher

Kimberly Griffin

Founding Publisher Kimberly Griffin has worked as the advertising director and then the associate publisher, also known as the vice president of business and revenue, of the Jackson Free Press for more than a decade. 

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.   

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.

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