Joanna Holbert

Director of Outreach

Joanna is the Director of Outreach for Empower Mississippi and is responsible for strengthening the organization’s outreach to individuals who are most affected by education, work, and justice public policies, with a commitment to providing a platform for these impacted voices.

As a former newspaper editor with additional experience in marketing and graphic design, Joanna has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Her expertise includes covering hard-hitting news stories as well as human interest pieces, brand development, and community relations.

Joanna lives in Flowood and is a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson.