Tammy Estwick - Scripps News

Tammy Estwick

Sr. Video Journalist/Reporter

Born and raised in New Orleans East, Tammy Estwick said her journey to become a National Correspondent at NEWSY started in high school. At Newsy, Tammy has been part of the team who covered Early Grave: Rural Health series looking at the lack of OBGYN’s in Greenville, MS. ; part of Daughters of the Movement team series where she sat down with Elizabeth Omilami the daughter of civil rights activist Hosea Williams. She also interviewed up and coming music artist Breland who’s taking up the music industry by creating his own genre of music. Tammy believes her career is her superpower in that she is able to give a voice to people who feel like no one hears them. A true Southern woman she's never met a stranger, Belts out loud laughs as much as possible and can be found working as a general contractor in her off time.

Recent Work
Bogalusa sign
Scripps NewsU.S.

Family: Police brutality in death of son caught on camera

Members of the Memphis Police Department.
Gerald Herbert / APU.S.

Will SCORPION Unit disband change perception of Memphis police?

Police officers talking after a brutal attack on Tyre Nichols.
City of Memphis via APU.S.

Tyre Nichols video: Here are some of the key takeaways

Woman reading newspaper.

US newspapers continue to die at a rapid rate

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, right, gets a hug as she arrives to deliver her State of the State address
Hans Pennink / APScience and Health

States are proposing millions for mental heath funding

Teachers launch a ball from a small parachute during a workshop helping teachers find a balance in their curriculum
Charles Krupa / APU.S.

How School Boards Became A Political Front Line

Ted Budd and Cheri Beasley
Travis Long / APPolitics

North Carolina Senate Race Is Neck And Neck

Gary Chambers speaks about his campaign.

Senate Hopeful Gary Chambers Vows To Change Marijuana Laws Across U.S.

Chimps play outside.
Chimp HavenScience and Health

'Retirement' Home Helps Chimpanzees Thrive After Medical Research

People stand near a home.
NewsyScience and Health

Floridians Are Missing The Little Things As Recovery Efforts Continue

People fill styrofoam food containers.
NewsyScience and Health

Florida Business Owners Paid It Forward When Storm Took A Turn

Memorial for hurricane Ian victims

Residents Set Up Memorial For Hurricane Ian Victims

A man takes pictures of the destruction around the bridge leading to Pine Island, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian
Gerald Herbert / APU.S.

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Assesses Damage After Hurricane Ian

Residents drive through a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in North Port, Fla.
Chris O'Meara / APU.S.

Floridians Endure Slow Wait For Power Knocked Out By Ian

A Port Charlotte signed is shown on a tilt.
NewsyScience and Health

Port Charlotte Residents Pick Up The Pieces Left By Hurricane Ian

Damaged homes and debris is seen on Sanibel Island, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian
Steve Helber / APScience and Health

Sarasota County Working To Get Power And Water Restored For Residents

Park guests depart from Universal Studios
Janelle Cogan / APU.S.

Disney World Is Closing Its Gates Due To Hurricane Ian

The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Mississippi
NewsyScience and Health

Advocates, Patients Push For Mental Health Resources In Mississippi

Water trickles out of a faucet.
Steve Helber / APU.S.

The EPA Is Investigating The Jackson, Mississippi Water Crisis

A variety of shelters make up one of the homeless camps along the American River Parkway in Sacramento
Rich Pedroncelli / APU.S.

Why Is It So Difficult To Tackle Homelessness?

Empty desks in a classroom
Michal Dyjuk / APScience and Health

New Orleans Students' PTSD Rank Higher Than The National Average

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves speaks at a press conference regarding Jackson's ongoing water crisis.
Hannah Mattix / The Clarion-Ledger via APScience and Health

Mississippi Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Water Crisis

Flooding in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida
Gerald Herbert / APScience and Health

The Long Road To Recovery After Hurricane Ida

Nancy Davis stands on the steps of Louisiana's state Capitol building alongside her attorney and others.

Louisiana Woman Was Denied An Abortion For Fetus Without A Skull

The District Attorney's office in New Orleans
Tammy Estwick / NewsyU.S.

New Orleans Revisits Its 3-Strikes Rule

People are evacuated from floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in LaPlace, LA.

Ever-Growing Cost Of Evacuating Pushes Some To Stay In Disaster Zones

Hope Medical Group for Women

A Judge Ruled Abortion Clinics In Louisiana Can Continue Operating


Emmett Till's Family Is Hoping They Will Finally Get Justice

Derek Chauvin

Chauvin Gets 21 Years For Violating Floyd’s Civil Rights

A photo of a young Emmett Till in Chicago

Emmett Till's Family Seeks Arrest After Finding 1955 Warrant