Tammy Estwick

Tammy Estwick

Sr. Video Journalist/Reporter

Born and raised in New Orleans East, Tammy Estwick said her journey to become a National Correspondent at Scripps News started in high school. At Scripps News, 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
Black pregnant woman lying in a hospital bed.
ShutterstockScience and Health

Why do Black women have the highest maternal mortality rates?

Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
David J. Phillip / APLife

Homeowner insurance rates skyrocket in waterfront areas in the South

U.S. soldiers check their machine guns.
APU.S.

Military salaries may be skipped or delayed if US defaults on debt

A group prays at the site of a memorial for the victims of the Buffalo supermarket shooting
Joshua Bessex / APU.S.

Son remembers mom a year after Buffalo shooting

High School Senior Dennis Barnes.
Scripps NewsU.S.

High school student awarded $10.1 million in scholarships for college

A cat
 Science and Health

More laws are banning cat declawing, and vets say it's a big win

Dr. Cindy Ayers Elliot
Scripps NewsBusiness

A former Wall Street banker, now a Mississippi farmer

Mississippi Students Water Crisis Advocacy Team coordinator Maisie Brown
Rogelio V. Solis / APU.S.

Jackson, Miss., faces municipal challenges from multiple directions

A woman pushes children on a swing set
Scripps NewsPolitics

Mississippi joins states expanding Medicaid under 'pro-life agenda'

People attend a rally as part of a Transgender Day of Visibility.
APU.S.

This week saw multiple states limit transgender rights

Students visiting a memorial for the Covenant School victims.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Nashville school shooting victims are remembered at a solemn vigil

Three girls pay respects at a growing memorial for the victims of Monday's school shooting in Nashville.
John Amis / APU.S.

Community in anguish remembers Nashville school shooting victims

Damaged home in Rolling Fork, Mississippi.
Scripps NewsScience and Health

Mississippi tornado: A family grieves the loss of a loved one

Mark Raymond Jr.
Scripps NewsLife

New Orleans man creates gym for amputees, quadriplegics

The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day
Susan Walsh / APScience and Health

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

State Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, stands alongside a mural honoring civil rights legends
Rogelio V. Solis / APPolitics

Mississippi's first Black woman in legislature is retiring

Paradegoers in costume are seen during a Mardi Gras Parade during Mardi Gras
Amy Harris / APLife

Mardi Gras celebrations are in full swing in New Orleans

The Lorraine Motel is shown.
Scripps NewsU.S.

How Memphis' Lorraine Motel became a mainstay in Black history

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.
ShutterstockU.S.

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.
APPolitics

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
NewsyU.S.

Residents Set Up Memorial For Hurricane Ian Victims