Michael A. White, Jr.

Director of Operations
Jackson, Mississippi
Michael A. White, Jr.

Michael A. White, Jr., a native of Flora, Mississippi is an award-winning Broadcast Television Producer and Journalist with 10 years of experience. White started at WLBT in 2013 as an intern where he first learned about working in the Broadcast Journalism field.

White was hired in 2014 as a Studio Operator where he learned strong organizational skills eager to secure an entry-level position. From there, White, moved into the newsroom as an Associate Producer, advanced to News Producer, and was then promoted to Morning Executive Producer, serving as an executive producer since 2020.

A graduate of Jackson State University, White received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies. White, as the program’s Operations Director, will lead the charge in developing the Gray Media Training Center program at WLBT.

The Gray Media Training Center will educate and train students who attend Mississippi colleges and universities, with a focus on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state, namely Jackson State, Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State, Rust College and Tougaloo College.

  • Jackson State University, Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies, 2020
  • Awards
  • 2022 Mississippi Association of Broadcasters Awards
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