School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Alumni Profile: Jesse Holland

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by

By Annie Rhoades

Jesse HollandFrom journalism student, beat reporter and editor for The Daily Mississippian to writer for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C., alumnus Jesse Holland (BA 94), has led an accomplished career.

Born in Holly Springs, Holland, Associated Press race and ethnicity writer, had his sights set on Ole Miss long before he graduated from Mount Pleasant’s H.W. Byers High School in 1989. Read more at