About Ron J. Jackson
Ron J. Jackson, Jr. is an award-winning journalist and author whose professional writing career spans 27 years. He spent the first 10 years of his career as a sports writer for The Reporter newspaper in his hometown of Vacaville, Calif., where he covered everything from Major League Baseball to the National Football League to world-championship boxing. Today, Jackson enjoys researching and chronicling the American West and is a member of the Western Writers of America. He has authored six books to date, including Alamo Legacy: Alamo Descendants Remember The Alamo (Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1997), Blood Prairie: Perilous Adventures On The Oklahoma Frontier (Waco, Texas: Eakin Press, 2007) and Alamo Survivors (Waco, Texas: Nortex Press, 2010). Jackson is presently writing a memoir about his 14 years as a roving state reporter for The Oklahoman newspaper. The book is tentatively titled Last Of My Kind.