Jessica Williams on Muck Rack

Jessica Williams

Covers:  non-profits, accountability, schools, charter school governance, education policy, k-12, education funding, early childhood, public ed

News reporter for @theadvocateno, with a focus on local politics, government and education. Best reached at

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Jessica Williams stays on top of the city's loosely organized collection of public schools, with a special emphasis on charter schools. In 2012, she was part of a team that received a National Edward R. Murrow Award for their work following a New Orleans family's recovery after Hurricane Katrina....

What was your first job as a journalist?

Interning at a local television station

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

By providing real-time news updates and information