Wilton Jackson

Reporter and Journalist in Jackson, MS

Wilton Jackson is a trending reporter for The Clarion Ledger. Jackson earned a Master of Mass Communication (MMC) degree with an emphasis in news and sports reporting (broadcast, print, online, digital) from Louisiana State University. He received his Bachelor's degree in multimedia journalism (broadcast emphasis) with a minor in Spanish from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Wilton's experience is vast across various media platforms. Currently, he works as a SWAC beat reporter for HBCU GameDay. His other experiences include SB Nation, COX Media Group (WSB-TV, The AJC), ESPN, USA TODAY, HubCity Spokes (Scripps Howard Intern), WAFB-TV and the Louisiana High School Coaches Association (LHSCA), to name a few. He has also freelanced for various digital, online platforms in conjunction with his internships.

Wilton has experience covering men's and women's basketball, football, gymnastics, volleyball, soccer, golf, track, baseball, softball and tennis while writing feature stories and trending news content.

  • Work
    • The Clarion Ledger
  • Education
    • The University of Southern Mississippi
    • Louisiana State University
    • Jim Hill High School