In this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey visits with Jane Granberry who was crowned the 72nd Mississippi Miss Hospitality in July 2021 (and was previously crowned Mississippi Outstanding Teen in 2019.)

Jane is studying integrated marketing communications and history at the University of Mississippi and plans to work in health communication. She is a member of the Rebellettes Dance Team, Ole Miss Ambassadors, and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Jane is also in the honors college and Lambda Sigma Honors Society.

When not busy on campus (her day planner is filled from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.,) Jane will spend the next year promoting Mississippi’s tourism and economic development industries across the state and country. In this interview, Jane shows her high-energy, love of the state in this interview and gives several good reasons to be optimistic about Mississippi’s future.



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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.