Mississippi Valley State University

August 2, 2015

Communications & Photography

EVAN BURTON

Evan Barton began working in communications while still in college, writing freelance articles for the Middletown Press in Middletown, Connecticut during the school year, and working full-time over the summers as a general assignment reporter for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Since that time he has worked in online media, non-profit communications, and university communications. In 2011 he received his Master of Science degree in journalism from Ohio University. Currently, he serves as the communications specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing. Though born in Jackson, Miss., Evan grew up in the Atlanta metro area and moved to the Delta from Orlando, Florida to work at “The Valley.”