Amber Jackson is the advertising director for the Kansas Press Association.
Jackson was born in California but was raised on a farm near Augusta.
Jackson served as sales director for the Augusta Gazette from 2002 until 2009. She left to work as a medical assistant at a clinic in Wichita, but said she had missed ad sales.
She attended Butler County Community College, Heritage College and Friends University and fondly recalls participating in a KPA Ad Academy in 1999.
She trained under the late Gazette Publisher Carter Zerbe.
She and her husband, Matt, have two sons, Canon and Foster, and a daughter, Chloe.