The Chaparral

Laurilie Jackson
Laurilie Jackson is the assistant professor of media production at College of the Desert. She serves as the adviser for The Chaparral newspaper and KCOD Coachella FM radio. Laurilie was a local TV news anchor for ABC and CBS in the Coachella Valley before joining COD. She is the 2019 recipient of the Helene Galen Excellence in Education Award through the Women Leader’s Forum of the Coachella Valley and in January 2020 was nominated for the Best Radio Faculty Advisor in the United States by the prestigious Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. She has taught at COD for 20 years.

Laurilie Jackson, Faculty Adviser