Jordan Edwards, a native of Kansas City, Mo., has joined the Baptist Joint Committee staff as the communications associate.

Edwards earned a degree in film production from the University of Miami (Fla.). He served as an assistant editor on the documentary film We Live in Public, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance film Festival in 2009. After graduating with a master’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University, Edwards spent two years as a features reporter for The Gazette in Montgomery County, Md. Throughout his career, Edwards has contributed to Long Island Press (Syosset, N.Y.), The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.), Syracuse New Times (N.Y.) and The Pitch (Kansas City, Mo.).

From the October 2013 Report from the Capital. Click here for the next article.