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

  Coast attorney reflects on prominent case argued in front of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  Jimmy Buffett, Reggie Bates among inductees into the Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame

  South Mississippi Strong: Athletic trainers playing important role in the return of football

  Finishing touches and marine life being added as Mississippi Aquarium prepares to open

  Change of Command: Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania leaving a lasting legacy

  CASA preparing for expansion into Stone County

  As the state flag comes down, Mississippi turns its eyes toward the future

  ‘We’re not losing history': Coast legislators celebrate bipartisan bill to retire state flag

  Family thanks Biloxi Police officer for taking care of their elderly Mom

  Protesters in Biloxi speak out against death of George Floyd

Gov. Reeves creates commission for economic recovery

  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