Staff Directory


Jack Ryan
Jack Ryan is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Enterprise-Journal.
Phone: 601-684-2421


Matt Williamson
Managing Editor
Matt Williamson is the Enterprise-Journal's managing editor. He is a McComb native who began his journalism career at the Enterprise-Journal as a reporter. As managing editor, he supervises the newsroom and puts together the daily print edition. He also covers general news, features and the Town of Summit, where he lives with his wife and dogs.
Phone: 601-250-2802

Charles Dunagin
Retired Editor
Charles Dunagin is an editor and veteran journalist who has been with the Enterprise-Journal since 1963. He has held many newsroom positions, including managing editor from 1963 to 1978 and publisher from 1978 to 2001. He now writes an Opinion page column.

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Ernest Herndon
Staff Reporter
Ernest Herndon has been a reporter at the Enterprise-Journal since 1979. He covers outdoors, religion, Pike County courthouse and Liberty and Gloster town boards. He plays banjo, fiddle and banjo-mandolin for Dogwood Cross bluegrass-gospel group and is author of numerous books including Canoeing Mississippi, Canoeing Louisiana and Paddling the Pascagoula (University Press of Mississippi).
Phone: 601-250-2808