Jessica Jackson

Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing/Sports Information
Troutt Hall, Room 107
phone: 405-574-1210

Biography

In a field dominated by men, Jessica Jackson brings a completely unique blend of arts perspective and creative muscle to her position in sports media at USAO.

An Oklahoma native, Jackson is the first female sports information coordinator at USAO. She began work in October 2009 — right in the middle of soccer season. You might see her running around snapping photos at games or helping coordinate various sporting events around campus. She also contributes to media projects, feature writing and admissions marketing.

Jackson graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Previously, she has been a news reporter for both The Oklahoman and the Stillwater NewsPress.

In her spare time, she loves baking, running triathlons, scrapbooking, reading and spending time with friends and family.

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Bloglines

  • Can you believe summer is already over? Just like when I was in elementary school, it flew by. Especially as soccer season quickly approached.

    And now, I firmly believe I will be crazy busy until school breaks in December. But that's the nature of the business, and you know I love it.

  • 3-2-1 blast off!

    The committee I created to increase attendance at our basketball games (see previous note) had its first meeting, and I think it went really well. I was surprised at the number of people who showed up because I hadn't heard back from a few of them. We had almost everyone there (the few who were missing were out of town or otherwise unavailable). The group brainstormed ideas, then we talked about options, and then discussed the sensitive topic of budget.

  • While meeting with a USAO alum and former basketball coach of about a million different schools, I realized I had a big project on my hands. I was going to increase the attendance at our basketball games. I want to double it. This just might be a huge undertaking. As the alum continued to give me suggestions, I was filled with this excitement and joy that I hadn't felt in a long time. This is my mission.

  • Not getting enough Drover sports? Send me an e-mail with the word "SPORTS" in the subject line and you can get on an e-mailing list that provides latest Drover scores and stories coming straight out of the Office of Sports Information!

    And don't miss us on social media! Facebook: USAO Drovers - sports team ; Twitter: USAOLive ; YouTube: usaodrovers

  • The Drovers are solving the problem of graduating too many pitchers one player at a time.

    The baseball team signed a left-handed pitcher from Shawnee High School on Tuesday.

    Dakota Blanchard, 18, has agreed to play baseball for the Drovers next year. He is a pitcher and first baseman.