A familiar face on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Chet Landry joins the WLOX News Team as a Multi-Media Journalist and Reporter.
Born and raised in Biloxi, Chet is no stranger to “coast life.” A graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, by way of Biloxi High School, his roots run deep.
Upon finishing his education, he set sail into the world of entertainment. Chet worked for a number of notable companies. Disney Creative Entertainment, Royal Caribbean Productions, Troika and NETworks are just a few. He was lucky enough to grace the stage with the original cast of Finding Nemo: The Musical, at the Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World.
Having returned home to Biloxi after an 18-year career, he can now be seen singing with the Coast Big Band and working with various theater companies around town. When he is not performing, he spends much of his additional free time serving as an officer with Krewe of Neptune… a position he is extremely proud to hold.
This time of year, festivals are nearly every weekend in South Mississippi. This weekend was no different with the Biloxi Seafood Festival happening in downtown Biloxi, and people came out in full force.
The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program is a HUD program that received a total of $75 million, up from the $43 million from last year, to critically invest in the future of youth across the nation.
The United MSD Foundation, created by Amber Olsen, is hosting the third annual Wiggin’ Out for Willow, a fundraiser designed to help bring in the last $600,000 needed to fund the clinical trial but in a fun way.
Nikki Moon has been in the tourism and hospitality business for over 40 years. Not only is she the owner of the Bay Town Inn, she's also president of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce and of the Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners.
Now that Mardi Gras is less than six months away, Gulf Coast krewes are well into planning for the revelry. With the threat of tariffs on goods from China, some coastal organizations are paying close attention to prices.