Tammy Estwick

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 the Early Grave: Rural Health series looking at the lack of OBGYN’s in Greenville, MS. and 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
A pregnant woman.

For rural mothers, pregnancy and childbirth pose extra challenges

Woman loading a case of water in her cart

Saltwater wedge in Mississippi River threatens water in New Orleans

Archbishop Gregory Aymond conducts a procession.

Parishioners may have to foot the bill for church abuse lawsuits

Montage of Disney movies

Study examines the effect of Disney princesses on young girls

Matthew Wagner, a biologist from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, holds a threatened pearl darter fish.

A tiny fish returns to Mississippi after vanishing 50 years ago

Residents filling sand bags

Residents in Jacksonville are bracing for Hurricane Idalia

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to thousands during his "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.

60 years later: The March on Washington

Tiffany Woods is seen wiping her eyes while at a clemency hearing.

Clemency recommended to mom in prison for killing infant with cow milk

Protesters demand justice in case of officers who assaulted two Black men.

6 former Mississippi officers plead guilty to torturing 2 Black men

A person in handcuffs

Reports showing hit and run accident casualties increasing

People who are homeless try to cool down with chilled water.

What's the cost of an extreme hot summer?

Demonstrators pray during a march for Trayvon Martin.

10 years of Black Lives Matter: Where does the movement stand today?

Protesters demonstrate at the Supreme Court

Latest Supreme Court decisions specifically affecting Black Americans

Nurse and patient in medical office.

How some cities are buying medical debt 

Diane Derzis in the pink house

Where is the iconic Pink House that started the Dobbs decision?

A woman sifts through a tornado damaged home.

Severe weather continues to threaten millions across the Southern US

Adrian Herrera stands in debris of storage units that were damaged by Thursday's tornado in Perryton, Texas.

Texas tornado survivor: 'I thought I was going to die'

Residents in Jackson, Mississippi take delivery of bottled water

Feds pump $115 million into Jackson, Mississippi, water system

Black pregnant woman lying in a hospital bed.

Why do Black women have the highest maternal mortality rates?

Hurricane Laura near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Homeowner insurance rates skyrocket in waterfront areas in the South

U.S. soldiers check their machine guns.

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

Son remembers mom a year after Buffalo shooting

High School Senior Dennis Barnes.

High school student awarded $10.1 million in scholarships for college

A cat

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

Dr. Cindy Ayers Elliot

A former Wall Street banker, now a Mississippi farmer

Mississippi Students Water Crisis Advocacy Team coordinator Maisie Brown

Jackson, Miss., faces municipal challenges from multiple directions

A woman pushes children on a swing set

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

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

This week saw multiple states limit transgender rights

Students visiting a memorial for the Covenant School victims.

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.

Community in anguish remembers Nashville school shooting victims