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

Over $8.6M awarded to combat drug addiction in southern district of Mississippi

Silver Alert issued for 94-year-old Wiggins man

MDHS launches Online Food Purchase Program statewide for SNAP

Gov. Tate Reeves approves $7.6M grant for USM Oyster Hatchery