Beth Taylor is the News and Media Relations Manager at Southern Miss. Over the years she has had a varied career in communications from political public relations where she served as a liaison to the White House staff, to newspaper and radio journalist, television news and sports anchor/reporter then Assignments Editor, healthcare marketing, ad agency owner, video producer, plus web site designer. During her television career, she was Mississippi’s first female television sportscaster.
Taylor has earned more than 100 international, national, and local awards in the communications profession. She is listed in numerous biographies including Who’s Who in the Media and Communications and Who’s Who of American Women. She was named one of Mississippi’s 50 Leading Businesswomen in 2000 by the Mississippi Business Journal. In 1999 the Advertising Federation of South Mississippi awarded Taylor the Silver Medal Award of the American Advertising Federation. In November 1998, she was named one of the Top 100 Video and Multi-Media Producers in the United States by Audio-Video Multimedia Producer magazine.