News Room – Public & Media Relations
662 S. President Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Executive Director, (601) 960-8935
Administrative Secretary, (601) 960-8771
The Public and Media Relations Office supports the mission and vision of Jackson Public Schools. We strive to improve stakeholder satisfaction and support by providing consistent, timely and accurate information while making the most of opportunities for effective, two-way communication with our community as we aim to increase student achievement. The Office of Public and Media Relations oversees the following departments:
Public and Media Relations Office Staff
PMR staff members work with every department and school within JPS to meet its media needs through a myriad of techniques to maximize publicity for district and school related events and activities including news releases, feature stories, photography, media contacts, press conferences, media invitations, and more. Specifically, we:
- Help District leadership, schools, and central offices publicize news, announcements, and events.
- Work with print and electronic media outlets to ensure fair, accurate coverage of school and District news.
- Collaborate with partner organizations to coordinate news conferences and other media events.