Jackie Filson is the Midwest and Southern Region Senior Communications Officer and is responsible for the field communications needs for each campaign within DC, Maryland, Florida, Virginia, North and South Carolina, and the Mid-West states. She also covers communications needs for our national water work. Before working with Food & Water Watch, Jackie attended the University of Connecticut where she interned with NPR and worked at the student-run campus newspaper. She has always been heavily involved and passionate about fair access to clean and affordable water, and co-led a campaign through Guatemala to improve community health and sanitation. After graduating, she supported the Food & Water Watch communications team as an intern before beginning full-time. Jackie holds a double bachelor’s degree in Human Rights and English from UConn. She can be reached at jfilson(at)fwwatch.org.