Brittany Brown is a multimedia journalist from Mississippi. She is currently attending the University of Mississippi, where she is pursuing an M.A. in Southern Studies and where she earned a B.A. in Journalism.
Brittany’s reporting and research interests include race and ethnicity in the South, oral history and documentary storytelling about Black and Latino communities. She gained various reporting and editing experience while working for various student media at the University of Mississippi, including the award-winning Daily Mississippian newspaper, NewsWatch Ole Miss broadcast and The Ole Miss yearbook. Brittany traveled to Puerto Rico to report on the long-term effects of Hurricane Maria, reported with The Baltimore Sun as a breaking news intern and reported on hate crimes and intolerance in the U.S. with Carnegie-Knight News21 investigative reporting project. She also has freelance experience with various newspapers and magazines throughout Mississippi.
Brittany is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Journalism and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.