Northside Sun

Northside Sun

  • PO Box 16709
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • 39236-6709
  • Phone: 601.957.1122
  • Fax: (601) 957-1533
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Wyatt Emmerich, publisher As publisher, Wyatt oversees the entire operation of the newspaper staff. He is responsible for meeting the payroll and making sure the Sun is profitable while giving readers and advertisers a good value for their money. Wyatt is a fifth-generation Mississippian and the third generation of his family to be a newspaper publisher. He has been publisher of the Northside Sun for 19 years. Jimmye Sweat, editor Jimmye serves as editor of the Northside Sun Newspaper and the Northside Sun Magazine. In this position she is responsible for the editorial content of both publications. A journalism major from the University of Mississippi, she has been associated with the Northside Sun since the late '70s. She and her husband, Andy, make their home in Jackson. Melanie North, account representative Melanie joined The Northside Sun in 1999 as an account executive in advertising sales. In 2001, she assumed the position of advertising sales manager. She oversees the advertising department for both the newspaper and the magazine. She is a Canton native and graduate of Belhaven College. She and her husband Jeff, who writes a seasonal outdoors column for the newspaper, make their home in Brandon. Katy Agnew, account executive Katy joined the Northside Sun in March, 2005 as an account executive in advertising sales for the weekly newspaper and monthly magazine. She is a Tupelo native and a 2002 graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in communication. She, her husband Cliff, and their dog Mo make their home in Northeast Jackson. Sally Wells Black, accounts executive Sally has been associated with the Sun since August, 2006 as an advertising account executive for both the newspaper and magazine. She is a Madison native and a 2004 graduate of Mississippi University for Women with a degree in marketing. She and her husband, Wayne, make their home in Madison. Holly Dean, account executive Holly Dean joined the Northside Sun’s advertising staff in April of 2008. She is a native of Northeast Jackson and now lives in Madison with her husband, Scott, and three boys, Walker, William and Patrick. Holly is a 1994 graduate of Mississippi State University, with a degree in marketing and a 2005 graduate of Millsaps College, earning a MBA. Ginny Emmerich, account executive Ginny became associated with the advertising department for the newspaper and magazine in 2008. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, she and her husband Wyatt, along with their three children, John, Lawrence and Ruth, live in Northeast Jackson. Anthony Warren, staff writer Anthony joined the Sun in 2007 as a staff writer. He graduated from Mississippi College in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Although he's 27 years old, the future Pulitzer Prize winner still lives at home with his folks in Terry. Beth Buckley, production/photographer As a member of the production department, Beth is involved in all technical aspects of preparing the paper and magazine for publication. She also serves as the staff photographer. She has been associated with the Sun since 1993.

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