Hugh Keeton

Hugh Keeton

News Anchor

Biloxi, MS

Hugh Keeton arrived at WLOX in 2015. Hugh is a co-anchor for the WLOX evening newscasts.

Although Hugh moved to South Mississippi from Springfield, Missouri, he’s no stranger to the Magnolia State. He grew up in the small North Mississippi town of Iuka, and later attended Ole Miss.

Before coming to WLOX, Hugh spent most of his career covering sports. He worked as a Sports Anchor in Springfield, Missouri; Lafayette, Louisiana; Huntsville, Alabama and Greenville, Mississippi. Hugh also served as Morning News Anchor at KSPR in Springfield.

He’s had the opportunity to report from some of the most exciting and biggest sporting events in the nation. Hugh has covered the World Series, BCS National Championship Game, Final Four and Super Bowls including the Saints remarkable championship run in 2009. He's also been honored with multiple awards for reporting excellence.

Hugh and his wife, Danielle, along with their three children are happy to call South Mississippi home. Hugh and his family love spending time outdoors and exploring all that the Mississippi Coast has to offer.


Recent Articles by Hugh

  Coronavirus leads to drop in travelers using Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

  Mississippi mother fighting coronavirus while quarantined away from her children

  Meth labs may increase if Sudafed is once again sold over the counter, says Coast sheriff

  Meet South Mississippi’s Congressional candidates

  Iconic Friendship Oak showing signs of resilience

  A year later, family of Gulfport murder victim still seeking justice

  Gulfport police share insight one year after unsolved murders

  Drag car racer back home after fiery crash in Gulfport

  Residents evacuated after fire at Biloxi senior living facility

SPECIAL ELECTION: Unofficial results show Dr. Demetropoulos as Pascagoula’s new mayor

  Pascagoula mayor candidates discuss their platforms ahead of special election

  Construction starts on mausoleum neighboring Biloxi Cemetery

  Tax collector reverses decision on former employee’s volunteer work following guilty plea

  Snowbird season picking up in South Mississippi

  From the Coast to the Capitol, Michael Watson sworn in as Secretary of State

  South Mississippi Strong: Mag Holland is an ‘angel’ devoted to helping others

  2020 Mississippi Legislative Session begins, attention turns to prison reform

  Catching up with JoJo the Kangaroo

  Coast hotels looking to cash in on National Championship game

  Coast fishermen stand united in federal lawsuit over Spillway opening

  Bay St. Louis fourth grader raises $19,000 to buy Christmas gifts for children in need

  Visitors to Harbor Lights translate into business boost for downtown Gulfport

  Teenager battling brain tumor uses music to cope and inspire others

  High school students watch history play out during impeachment proceedings

Charges dismissed against man accused of shooting his toddler and another man

  Forum examines impacts of Bonnet Carré Spillway opening and planned diversion projects

  Business opening plays role in revitalization of downtown Gulfport

  Turning tragedy into inspiration, Long Beach father creates charity in memory of his son

  Seabee Base increases security following Pensacola shooting

  Spillway opening takes its toll on unique small business