Rory Doyle is a working photographer based in Cleveland, Mississippi in the rural Mississippi Delta. Born and raised in Maine, Doyle studied journalism at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. In 2009, he moved to Mississippi to...
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FedEx worker Kinyuna Cannon poses for a portrait outside the night bus in Cleveland, Mississippi in the Walmart parking lot on Nov. 25, 2019. The employees have a two-hour commute for the overnight shift in Memphis, Tennessee. CREDIT: Rory Doyle for The Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal — FedEx bussing in the Delta
Jan 6, 2020
The Wall Street Journal recently assigned me a story about FedEx bussing overnight shift workers from the Mississippi Delta to corporate headquarters in Memphis. The Deltans we spoke to for the article were grateful for the opportunity and don't mind the 2-hour commute for a steady job. Big thanks to photo editor Stephanie Aaronson.