DMR hires Sun Herald reporter as PIO

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - More changes are on the way at the Department of Marine Resources.

Several people have left since Jamie Miller was hired to head up the DMR less than two months ago. The new director is continuing to put his own stamp on the agency, which is under state and federal investigation.

Miller confirmed Monday that a new public information officer has been hired. She is Melissa Scallan, who is currently a reporter for the Sun Herald newspaper. The position pays just under $49,000 a year.

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