Kevin Jackson

Graduation Year:
1992

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (’92)
Four-time winner of a Sports Emmy Award with ESPN, Kevin Jackson is a 1992 graduate of Western Washington University with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in History. During his 14 years with the worldwide leader in sports, Kevin has spent time as the NFL Editor, helped integrate ESPN.com with ESPN television, and was the Founding Editor of the Page 2 section of ESPN.com; most recently in 2007 Kevin was promoted to Vice President and Executive Editor for ESPN.com.
At Western, Kevin learned the importance of good writing while working under a deadline and remembers the late nights closing Klipsun Magazine on deadline; he credits professors Floyd McKay and Carolyn Dale for teaching him many of the skills he uses to this day. Kevin maintains that Western houses the best journalism program in the state and has generously volunteered his time as a participant in the Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference (2006 and 2008) and as Editor-in-Residence for the Journalism Department (February 2009).