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MDOT hires producer

Kevin Perez

Kevin Perez

Kevin Perez recently joined the Mississippi Department of Transportation as media producer in the Public Affairs Division. Perez previously worked as a photojournalist at 16 WAPT News and as a director of photography at Red Squared Productions.

Perez completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Jackson State University in May 2015, specializing in media production and graphic design. From 2013-2015, he worked as a producer and instructor for the Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Youth Movement through Media Summer Institute where he aided student groups in the completion of original short films. Perez also worked in the student reporting labs for PBS News Hour as an adviser.

Originally from Miami, Perez resides in Clinton with his wife, Lauren, and dog, Pepe.



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