Brittany M. Brown is an award-winning multimedia journalist from Mississippi. She is the inaugural Emerging Reporters Fellow with Mississippi Today, where she covers Mississippi’s criminal legal system and is completing the final year of her master’s program in Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi.

Brittany’s reporting and research interests include injustice, incarceration, race and ethnicity in the South, oral history and documentary storytelling about Black and Latino communities.

She is a proud member of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, Investigative Reporters and Editors and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Brittany graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2019. 

Connect with Brittany on social media @isthatbritt and via email at