Government, law, sports.
Writing, reading, running, asking questions, summer nights, and self-improvement.
Jackson emphasized journalism at Brigham Young University. Along the way, he worked as a beat writer for the school's newspaper, a desk editor, and a digital editor. As a desk editor, his team won two Society of Professional Journalists awards for best page.
Jackson earned his Master's of Public Administration with an emphasis in government. He researched governmental topics and wrote memos as a government consultant and intern.
Jackson has worked as a beat writer, sports editor, and media relations specialist in the college sports realm. He also frequently blogs about sports.
Jackson researched topics of interest to consult local governments in their decision-making processes. His work includes memos on plastic bag bans, effectiveness of school resource officers, and advantages of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces.
Jackson has analyzed local government law and provided his opinion on the applicability of cases that have established precedent.
Jackson has written hundreds of blog posts on a variety of subjects. He loves to write top-10 pieces and other potentially viral forms. Here's one example:
While working in college athletic media relations, Jackson wrote many press releases.