Akim Powell

Akim Powell

Digital Content Producer

Biloxi, MS

Akim Powell is a Digital Content Producer for WLOX News. He's a coast native, having grown up in Long Beach. In May 2020, Akim graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with an emphasis in print. During his time at Ole Miss, Akim was an intern for Hotty Toddy News, Lens Collective, and Editor-In-Chief of the Ole Miss Odyssey.

When he’s not writing breaking news stories, Akim likes to hang out with his dog Brody and create content for his podcast.


Recent Articles by Akim

Three Years Later: Skeletal remains found in Desoto National Forest officially identified

Man charged with capital murder in Pascagoula River homicide

Silver Alert issued for 94-year-old Wiggins man

Gov. Tate Reeves announces approval of $15 Million in restoration projects

Police chase in Biloxi moves from land into the water

Self-serve sandbag locations available ahead of tropical weather

Gulfport issues mandatory marina evacuation along with Biloxi, Long Beach

Man charged after a street fight with police in Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues four passengers near Biloxi