We are proud to bring you our very first edition of the #OJHjournal—Vol. 3, Issue 1: Identity. Order your copy or subscribe today at our shop online or at theCO. (Don't forget—individual issues are now $6 and subscriptions just $20!) This April-March 2017 journal will be available April 7, premiering at A Night of Storytelling, Vol. 3.
Enjoy this short promo video by Katie Howerton and Shelby Kee hinting at some of our journal's best stories, including the Poplar Corner Exxon, our parent's guide to Jackson with children, local artist Haelim Allen, the Madison County Archives, our local spring/summer fashion guide, and local musician Colton Parker, whose song "Isn't She Lovely" is featured in this video.
Video editor Shelby Kee is a student at Union University studying Public Relations and Marketing. She is originally from Memphis and enjoys music and anything outdoors.
Originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, videographer Katie Howerton moved to Jackson in 2011 to study Graphic Design and Drawing at Union University. She discovered Our Jackson Home in January 2015 and used it as a guinea pig for her senior design project, creating the first issue of Our Jackson Home: The Magazine. After graduating she was given leadership over Our Jackson Home at theCO, where she now runs the blog, designs the magazine, and coordinates events. She and her husband Jordan live in Midtown and are active members of City Fellowship Baptist Church.