Tom Jackson is Night Train's Associate Publisher and Marketing Manager. His fiction appears in SmokeLong Quarterly Issue 7 and in the upcoming Monkeybicycle. He is an award-winning filmmaker and has written dozens of articles for national magazines in the fields of sports, engineering, and insurance. He is currently working on a screenplay, a baseball-related short film, and a book about a former Negro Leagues baseball player.

A professional journalist since his mid teens, he has served as a beat reporter, copy/managing editor, film/theater critic, and illustrator for a daily newspaper and as a news anchor/reporter and disk jockey on the radio. He's become an award-winning advertising copywriter/creative director/photographer for agencies and companies in Chicago and downstate Illinois.