MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST KEITH WILSON JOINED MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS IN SEPTEMBER 2016 AND HAS SERVED AS EXECUTIVE MEMBER IN 2018 AND CURRENTLY AS PRESIDENT. HE IS OWNER & PRINCIPAL OF STREETCAR PR, A PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MEDIA AFFAIRS AGENCY.
A 2004 graduate of the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at The University of Southern Mississippi, Keith earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. He also holds a Master of Arts in Higher Education Student Affairs from The University of Mississippi where he graduated in 2007.
His currently covers city government, tourism, casinos, features and human interest news through Streetcar PR having coined #yourlocalnews on his professional Facebook fanpage www.facebook.com/MMJkeithwilson.
Keith’s past media experience includes: multimedia journalist for The Biloxi-D’Iberville Press and a news contents specialist and front desk operator at WLOX-TV. He was a client recovery specialist under the American Red Cross Hurricane Recovery Program; student financial aid manager for the Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; coordinator of marketing and public relations for the Southern U.S. Trade Association in New Orleans; and he’s also worked with Tulane University’s Recovery Library Center.
He is highly active in as community leader across Coastal Mississippi.
Keith is a member of the North Bay Civitan Club of D’Iberville-St. Martin where he has lead as president since 2010. He is an Ambassador for the Biloxi Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and most recently finished one year as board vice president of public affair. He also serves as immediate past president of the D’Iberville Historical Society. And, he is a board member for Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers.
In addition, Keith served seven years on the board for the Gulf Coast Metro Chapter of Southern Miss Alumni Association, and one year as a member of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Leadership Council for the MS-AL Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.