Public Newsroom

Mississippi Delta
Thursday, August 22 | Crosstown Fellowship Church in Cleveland

Join Delta-based reporters Aallyah Wright and Kelsey Davis for a live Q&A with the Leland School District Board President Brandon Taylor on the upcoming bond issue vote that could address long standing school structure problems.

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Marshall's Mississippi

Starkville & Hattiesburg
Fall 2019

Join us for Marshall’s Mississippi, a dynamic roadshow featuring live interviews, interactive illustrations and intimate discourse from Mississippi Today Editor-at-Large Marshall Ramsey and his acclaimed guests.

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"Local Lens: Mississippi Perspectives by Eric Shelton"

Jackson
Thursday, August 15 | Ferris & Company, 736 President St., Jackson, MS 39201

Local Lens: A Mississippi Perspective by Eric Shelton showcases a year of photojournalism in and around the state. 

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Mississippi ExPats Project:
New Orleans and Nashville

New Orleans:
Saturday, September 14  | Connect

Nashville:
Thursday, November 21 | Yazoo Brewing Co.  |  Connect

Are you a Mississippian living outside of Mississippi? Learn more about our Mississippi ExPat Project including Mississippi Today events in a city near you. Want to attend one of our 2019 events? Take our survey.

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Past EVENTS

GOP Debate Watch Party

Tuesday, July 23 — Mississippi Today and Sal & Mookie’s hosted the only GOP Gubernatorial Primary Debate Watch Party in town. There was plenty of pizza, the debate on the big screen and bingo with door prizes. The Mississippi Today political team was on-hand for analysis following the debate.

Newsroom from the Taproom

May 2018 - February 2019 — Mississippi Today traveled the state to reestablish the brewpub as a center for public discussion, debate and fellowship. Our staff visited member taprooms of the Mississippi Brewers Guild and featured live interviews between our journalists and cultural and political figures, craft beers and local tunes! We visited Natchez Brewing Co., Southern Prohibition, Mighty Miss Brewing and Cottonwood Public House.

Live with Joe + Mika 

Friday, September 14, 2018 — Mississippi Today hosted a dynamic conversation with Joe and Mika and author Jon Meacham, where Joe and Mika took questions from the audience during an hour-long program at the Gertrude C. Ford Center on the campus of the Univerisity of Mississippi in Oxford. Welcoming remarks were given by Andy Lack.

People, Politics & the Press

Saturday, July 14, 2018 — People, Politics and the Press was an unprecedented collaboration between the Mississippi Humanities Council, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation, Clarion Ledger and Mississippi Today. The one-day civic engagement summit featured nationally recognized names in media, as well as the region’s best reporters and political analysts for panel discussions, lectures and open format conversations exploring the crucial role journalism plays in creating informed citizens and a healthy democracy.