Jackie Jones is dean of Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC). Jones is responsible for management and oversight of 24 faculty members and more than 400 students. She will also oversee and coordinate the activities of SGJC’s three academic units (Department of Multimedia Journalism, Department of Multiplatform Production and Department of Strategic Communication) and the performance centers that provide students in these departments with opportunities to apply to real world settings the things they learned in the classroom.
Jones has been a journalist for more than 40 years and is a nationally recognized leader in journalism and journalism education. The Pulitzer Prize winner has worked in markets around the country and at a host of highly regarded publications, including the Philadelphia Daily News, New York Newsday, the Baltimore Sun, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Washington Post.