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News Room – Public & Media Relations

Contact Information

662 S. President Street, Jackson, MS 39201

Sherwin Johnson, Executive Director, (601) 960-8935

Montoreau Hutton, Administrative Secretary, (601) 960-8771

We support quality education for the children of JPS by serving as a conduit for accurate and positive information. The office provides leadership, resources, coaching, and technical assistance to ensure that families, students, staff, partners, media, citizens, and other members of the community are kept informed about Jackson Public Schools' priorities, successes, and challenges.

  • Helps District leadership, schools, and central offices publicize news, announcements, and events
  • Works with print and electronic media outlets to ensure fair, accurate coverage of school and district news
  • Collaborates with partner organizations to coordinate news conferences and other media events
Benita Donald

Communications Specialist

(601) 960-2782

Georgette Keeler

Web Manager

(601) 973-8604

Marquerite Rufus


(601) 960-8700