John Fitzhugh

John Fitzhugh


Biloxi, MS

John Fitzhugh has documented South Mississippi for over 31 years as a photojournalist at the Sun Herald newspaper. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in journalism.

He is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He is married with three daughters and two dogs. He is a big soccer fan and loves the Saints.

Recent Articles by John

  Dangers in the Air - Part 1: Documents show Keesler workers were exposed to dangerous chemicals

  Dangers in the Air - Part 2: Records show conditions that led to dangerous chemical exposure at KAFB existed for years

Dangers in the Air - Part 3: Children of sick Air Force reservists suffer with their fathers

Chandeleur Island Brewing creates special beer for Oyster Festival

  Republican gubernatorial candidates seek support from state’s conservatives

Long Beach thrift store supports Fatherless & Widows ministry

  ‘No justice, no sleep:' Community demands answers after shooting leaves suspect dead

  Jackson County firefighter tells his story about carjacking of rescue truck

  Waveland’s Bark Park is now open

Hancock school bond money being spent on improvements

Waveland looking to Restore Act to fund city’s first marina

  Camille Memorial getting a face lift for 50th anniversary

Gulfport, CSX Railroad blame each other for uncut weeds

Two potential state-record fish caught on Friday

  Keesler AFB, contractor addressing base housing problems

  Gulfport man to donate school supplies to community where he grew up

Ducks find refuge at Pascagoula hospital

Mobile glass-blowing studio comes to Moss Point

  Blind residents on Gulf Coast need more resources

United Way Community Impact grants awarded to organizations set on improving lives across South Mississippi

Coast Transit Authority to get first electric bus

Mississippi Power linemen were crucial to Camille recovery 50 years ago

Barry was a good dry-run for Harrison County emergency managers

Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport showing great signs of progress

Hosemann says Corps should change rules, open Morganza spillway

Algae water advisories lead to layoffs by beach vendor

Marine scientists agree caution is the best approach to algae bloom

United Way and Walmart team up to give kids school supplies

Kids fishing rodeo gets extra cash prizes, to continue despite algae

New fishing rodeo weighmaster follows tradition of family involvement