Tammy Estwick - Newsy

Tammy Estwick

Sr. Video Journalist/Reporter

Born and raised in New Orleans East, Tammy Estwick said her journey to become a National Correspondent at NEWSY started in high school. At Newsy, 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
A photo of a young Emmett Till in Chicago

Emmett Till's Family Seeks Arrest After Finding 1955 Warrant

Anti-abortion activist Coleman Boyd stands outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic.
Rogelio V. Solis / APPolitics

Mississippi Abortion Clinic Is Fighting Back Against Trigger Law

An abortion rights supporter holds her protest sign outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss.
Rogelio V. Solis / APPolitics

Reaction Outside Of Mississippi Abortion Clinic After Roe Reversal

a statue depicts a man holding the state law that made Juneteenth a state holiday in Galveston, Texas
David J. Phillip / APU.S.

Residents In Galveston, Texas, Celebrate Juneteenth

Dancer Prescylia Mae in front of the Absolute Equality Mural in Galveston, Texas.
Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP.U.S.

Juneteenth Celebrations Across The U.S. Underway

An overturned tree sits in front of a tornado-damaged home in Mayfield, KY.
Mark Humphrey / APU.S.

6 Months After Kentucky Tornadoes, Residents Are Still Recovering

Tornado destruction in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Kentucky Town Continues Recovery After Devastating Tornadoes

A Hertz car rental
Ted Shaffrey / APU.S.

Hertz Facing Lawsuits After Filing False Police Reports, Arrests

Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic.

Mississippi Abortion Providers Wait And Worry

A mural in Montgomery, Alabama

Supreme Court To Decide On Legality Of Alabama Congressional Maps

Guns at a U.S. trade show
John Locher / APU.S.

Why Is Gun Culture So Prominent In The U.S.?

A nurse prepares a COVID vaccine
Anupam Nath / APSci/Health

Who Isn't Getting COVID?

A medical illustration
Mount Sinai Health SystemU.S.

Medical Illustrators Address Representation In Publications

Green bell peppers in a grocery store

Tennessee To Suspend Grocery Tax For A Month To Curb Inflation

Malik Muhammad, co-owner of Malik Books

Black Bookstore Brings Seeds Of Change

The Tennessee state capitol
John Amis / APU.S.

Proposed Tennessee Bill Would Create 'Alternative Form Of Marriage'

A car on a road

S.C. Works To Reduce Fatalities By Fixing Dangerous Rural Roads

Artist Breland

Artist Breland Is Breaking Barriers In Music

De'quoia Freeman stands outside of her mobile hair salon

Woman's Mobile Hair Salon Offers Look Into Front Lines Of Pandemic

People commemorates the 57th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' in Alabama.

America Commemorates The 57th Anniversary Of 'Bloody Sunday'

Child celebrates Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Gerald Herbert / APU.S.

Mardi Gras Returns To New Orleans With High Community Vaccination Rate

A mural in Jackson, Miss.

Mississippi Residents Want President Biden To Address Poverty

Elisabeth Williams Omilami

Elisabeth Williams Omilami Continues Her Father's Civil Rights Legacy

A house float in New Orleans

How House Floats Became A New Tradition For New Orleans

The Lacks family and their attorney sit behind a photo of Henrietta Lacks.

Lacks Family Sues For Profits, Permission Of 'Immortal Cells'

Flowers lay in front of the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Jan. 18, 2021, in Atlanta.
Branden Camp / APU.S.

Atlanta Church Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Homeless people have tents set up

How One Community Is Vaccinating The Homeless

Remnants after a tornado tore through Kentucky

Kentucky Tornadoes: One Month Later

Front-end loader surrounded by debris
Stephanie Sandoval / NewsyU.S.

Tornado Cleanup Continues In Kentucky As Many Wait To Rebuild

Restaurants, bars and stores on Broadway in Nashville
Mark Humphrey / APEntertainment

Country Musicians In Nashville Use Technology To Survive The Pandemic