Jon Kalahar has been hired by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety as public affairs director.
Kalahar has worked in television for 14 years as a photographer, producer and reporter. He comes to MDPS from WLBT in Jackson where he worked as the statewide reporter since May 2007. Kalahar covered the state Capitol and state politics as well as issues affecting the entire state. His stories have been seen in every television market in the state.