Sun Herald Multimedia
Biloxi.com 205 DeBuys Road
Gulfport, MS 39507
Mission Statement: Biloxi.com is South Mississippi's entertainment and tourism portal. Biloxi.com, in partnership with the Sun Herald and SunHerald.com, reaches not only 137,000 print readers each week, but more than 263,000 South Mississippians read the Sun Herald or one of its sister publications in print or online every week. As such, Biloxi.com was established to provide information for visitors and residents alike on activities and events available in South Mississippi.
Founded: Biloxi.com was launched as a digital version of the Guide to Gulf Coast Living in 2008. It has grown since then to comprise an online site to promote activities and events for visitors and residents.
Glen Nardi, President and Publisher
Stan Tiner, Vice President and Executive Editor
Flora Point, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wanda Howell, Human Resources and Circulation Director
Shannon Oberlies, Advertising Director
John McFarland, Marketing and Interactive Director
Market: The Mississippi Coast market includes two MSA's (Gulfport-Biloxi MSA and the Pascagoula, MS MSA) and the Biloxi-Gulfport DMA. The six-county region includes 460,000 people in 15 incorporated cities and more than 25 census designated places. The area is known for its seafood, shipbuilding and tourism. Mississippi is the nation's third largest gaming market and the Mississippi Coast is home to 11 major casino resort properties. It is also home to Keesler Air Force Base, the electronic and cyberwarfare training center of the U.S. Air Force and the headquarters of the famed "Hurricane Hunters" the US Naval Construction Battalion Center, home to the Altantic Seabees; NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center; and several other major federal facilities.
Circulation Area: 6 counties in South Mississippi.
Site: Home delivery is available throughout Harrison, Hancock and west Jackson counties, along with southern Stone County. In addition, single copy sales reach north into Forrest County and extend from the Louisiana to the Alabama border. Additionally, the newspapers E-edition serves readers in more remote areas of South Mississippi.
Online audience: 5 million page views per month; 500,000 unique monthy visitors.
Combined audience (print and online): 263,000 weekly
Pulitzer Prizes: 2006 Gold Medal for Public Service Journalism.