In an effort to maintain the health of our readers, community members and participants as a top priority, events scheduled for Meridian (March 12), Greenwood (March 19) and Washington, D.C. (April 23) will be rescheduled to future dates
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2020 #MSElex Preview
Thursday September 3, 2020 — Our 2020 Voter Guide launched in August 2020, and so we gave readers the opportunity to sit down with our seasoned political team who previewed the playing field and answered questions from our readers about the November 3 election.
In this one-hour program, Mississippi Today managing editor Kayleigh Skinner introduced readers to senior political reporters Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender, who gave readers a look at what they could expect in the months ahead before the election. The panel also answered questions from the crowd.
People, Politics & the Press 2020
Saturday January 11, 2020 — This one-day civic engagement summit featured nationally recognized names in media, as well as the region’s best reporters, big thinkers and civic leaders for panel discussions, lectures and open format conversations on a variety of topics ranging from politics and policy to art and equity.
2019 Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party
Thursday October 10, 2019 — Mississippi Today and Barrelhouse hosted the only Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party in town as candidates Jim Hood and Tate Reeves squared off at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The debate was on the big screen while attendees played debate bingo with door prizes. The Mississippi Today political team was on-hand for analysis following the debate.