Daniel Jackson is a freelance journalist based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A reporter with six years of experience, he writes about government, politics, business, religion, culture and the knife industry. Locally, he creates narrative stories and does enterprise reporting for Chattanooga’s alternative weekly, The Chattanooga Pulse. His writing about knives has appeared in publications like Blade Magazine, Recoil Magazine and Knife News.
Daniel started doing journalism in 2010 freelancing for his hometown paper, The Berlin Citizen. After an internship with The Washington Times in 2012, he spent the summer as The Citizen’s interim editor. In 2013, he earned a degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Journalism from Bryan College.
The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists awarded him a first place business writing award for a 2013 piece he wrote about O.F. Mossberg & Sons after the Sandy Hook shooting.
When not reporting, Daniel enjoys drinking coffee, watching movies and experiencing southern cuisine.