Meet the Staff


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Wilton C. Jackson, II | Director, Senior Editor, Founder | @wiltonreports

Jackson is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism. Currently, Jackson finishing a Master of Mass Communication degree at Louisiana State University. Currently, Jackson is working as a digital media associate at WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta, Georgia as part of COX Media Group’s (CMG) Digital Talent Program.

 Anna M. Francis | News Editor

Francis is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in  broadcast journalism. Francis is currently working at CNN in Atlanta. Previously, she worked as an associate producer for WLBT-Channel 3 News in Jackson, Mississippi for two years.

 Allysa Cole | World News Contributor

Cole is a native of Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in broadcast journalism and media production. Cole is currently working as a reporter at FOX23 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Previously, she worked as a website/digital content producer at WDAM-TV News in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

IMG_1334 Natasha Jackson | Life Contributor 

Jackson is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in English from the University of Mississippi. Jackson then returned back to school at the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned her masters in social work. She now works in her field and enjoys writing to express her thoughts on life.

IMG_3702Kierra Garner | Education Contributor

Garner is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with Bachelor of Science in elementary education with endorsements in reading and mathematics. Garner also holds a Master’s degree in education from Delta State University. Currently, she teaches second grade at Gary Road Elementary School. Garner takes pride in education and demonstrates a true passion for educating young minds.

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Julius Kizzee | Sports Contributor

Kizzee is a native of Houston, Texas. He received a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern Mississippi. He currently works as a multimedia reporter for KTAL-NBC 6News in Shreveport, Louisiana.

RDR Bio PhotoAndrew Porter | Sports Contributor

Porter is a native of Conyers, Georgia. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. At UGA, he served as a creator and co-executive producer of ELITE (Exceptional Leaders Identifying Talents of Everyone). Currently, Porter is working as digital fulfillment specialist for COX Media Group in Atlanta, Georgia.

Perry Robinson Perry Robinson | Sports Contributor

Robinson graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in broadcast journalism major. He served as a reporter for Southern Miss Athletics and the on-campus news station, HubCity TV. Currently, Robinson works as a reporter for WTOK-TV in Meridian, Mississippi.

blogJordan Crump | Sports and News Contributor, Social Media Consultant

Crump is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in broadcast journalism. He interned as a reporter for WDAM Channel 7 News and has a dual interest in sports and news. Crump currently works as a sports reporter at WHLT-TV CBS 22 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Previously, Jordan worked as a videographer for WLBT News in Jackson, Mississippi.

HeadshotMalika Andrews | Sports and News Contributor 

Andrews is from Oakland, California. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in organizational communication with a focus in journalism from the University of Portland. Currently, Andrews is working as a sports reporting fellow at The New York Times.