Public Relations Division

Director ofpUblic Relations

Beth Reiss joined the Mississippi Insurance Department in June 2018. She holds a B.A. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Broadcast Journalism.

Before joining MID, Beth was a reporter at WHLT CBS 22 in Hattiesburg and spent 6 years at WJTV Channel 12 in Jackson. She is a member of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi-Central Mississippi Chapter.


The mission of the Division of Public Relations is to coordinate a public information program to publicize and advance Department objectives and consumer-related issues. The Division’s goals include achieving full use of technology, including the Internet, to maximize the publicity of the Department’s achievements and goals and to automate, as far as is practicable, all information distribution functions of all Divisions in order to increase the productivity of the Department’s staff.

The Division also maintains a wide range of consumer brochures. Brochures may be obtained by contacting the Department’s Consumer Services Division at 601-359-2453 or 800-562-2957 (statewide toll-free).

Contact Us
Mailing Address:Phone Numbers:
Public Relations Division
Mississippi Insurance Department
P.O. Box 79
Jackson, MS 39205
Mississippi Insurance Department – 601-359-3569
Public Relations Division – 601-359-2403
Fax – 601-359-2474
Street Address:Email: 
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 N. West St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Public Relations Division