Gulfport, Miss. – Amoi Geter has been named director of corporate communication for Mississippi Power.
In this role she will be responsible for internal and external communication strategy, including employee and executive communication, customer communication, advertising and digital media, media relations and public safety communication.
“Having supported communications efforts throughout the company for nearly 14 years, Amoi brings a wealth of experience to the role,” said Mississippi Power CEO Ed Holland. “Her leadership and thorough knowledge of Mississippi Power and the energy industry will be extremely beneficial as we continue to develop energy solutions for the families and communities we serve.”
Geter has held roles of increasing responsibility within Southern Company and its subsidiaries Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear. Before joining Mississippi Power, as media relations, internal and executive communications manager, she served as communications manager at Southern Nuclear.
Geter also has more than seven years of experience as an executive news producer for the NBC television affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. where she won various television news awards, including an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Live News Coverage.
A native of Birmingham, Geter graduated from the University of Montevallo with a bachelor of science in mass communication.
Mississippi Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), produces safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy for more than 186,000 customers in 23 southeast Mississippi counties. Recognized throughout the utility industry for excellence in storm restoration and recovery efforts, Mississippi Power is the 2013 winner of the Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance Award. As a leader in safety, Mississippi Power ranked first in the 2013 Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) Safety Performance Reports. Visit our websites at mississippipower.com and mississippipowernews.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.