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Education Equity Reporter

Torsheta Jackson

Torsheta Jackson

Torsheta Jackson is MFP’s award-winning education-equity reporter in partnership with Report for America who is passionate about telling the unique and personal stories of the people, places and events in Mississippi. The Shuqualak, Miss., native holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from the University of Southern Mississippi and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi. She has had bylines on Bash Brothers Media, Mississippi Scoreboard and in the Jackson Free Press. Torsheta lives in Richland, Miss., with her husband, Victor, and two of their four children.

Read all Torsheta’s Mississippi Free Press journalism here.

You can reach her via email, and send story tips, at
Her office number is 601-362-6121, ext 20