Bell & McLennan Counties, Texas
Justin Jackson began his journalism career as a freelance journalist covering breaking news in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
He worked for Captured News before working at the Chicago Sun-Times in 2018 as a multimedia journalist. While there, he covered breaking news, politics, features, and entertainment.
Justin attended DePaul University where he majored in film studies and journalism. While at DePaul he was a contributing writer and photographer for the school newspaper The DePaulia. Justin now attends the University of Mary Hardin Baylor.
He is currently an ROTC cadet and plans to receive his commission for the Army.
Justin is passionate about telling the stories of the untold and often forgotten.
He has won awards from Photographer’s Forum and Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
He says he’s honored to serve the residents of Central Texas.
In his free time, Justin enjoys going for hikes, working out, and anything involving fishing.
Fun fact about Justin, he is a certified firefighter!
Feel free to send him by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.