Eric Shelton | Mississippi Today

🌐 Ridgeland, Mississippi
Columbia, Mississippi


Eric Shelton is a photojournalist whose work has been published in the Boston Globe, LA Times, New York Times, USA Today, and Washington Post. He first left his home state of Mississippi to intern with the Associated Press in Boston. He worked across Texas and Mississippi as a photojournalist for Texarkana Gazette and the Natchez Democrat, a multimedia journalist for the Abilene Reporter-News, and digital reporter and chief photographer for the Hattiesburg American. Hethen worked as photo editor of the Killeen Daily Herald, managing photo and video for five publications Shelton has won awards from the Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors and the Arkansas Press Photographers Association. Shelton returned to Mississippi join Mississippi Today as the first photojournalist at Mississippi Today. Eric worked with He continues with us for a second year.

Providing Photojournalism in Mississippi

Eric has been providing photojournalism to illustrate through a visual approach to storytelling the impact of public policy issues such as health care, education and income security in the Delta.Β