Adam Ganucheau

Adam Ganucheau

Adam Ganucheau, as Mississippi Today's editor-in-chief, oversees the newsroom and works with the editorial team to fulfill our mission of producing high-quality journalism in the public interest. Adam has covered politics and state government for Mississippi Today since February 2016. A native of Hazlehurst, Adam has worked as a staff reporter for, The Birmingham News and The Clarion-Ledger and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Adam earned his bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Mississippi.

An aerial view of the Mississippi State Capitol at dusk.

Republican voters deliver fatal blow to Mississippi’s far-right conservative movement

By: and - August 13, 2023

BILOXI, Mississippi — A candidate’s concession speech usually reveals a lot about how a person will handle an election loss. They can use their words to graciously accept the will of voters or work to assure their supporters that despite the loss, there are better days ahead. But when the Associated Press at 11:30 p.m. […]

The O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Water restored to all Jackson residents one week after system failure

By: - September 6, 2022

JACKSON, Mississippi – Exactly one week since tens of thousands lost running water in Mississippi’s capital city, officials on Monday announced they believe every Jackson resident has water once again. “We have returned water pressure to the city,” Gov. Tate Reeves said in a press conference on Monday. “The tanks are full or filling. There […]