Mike Lacy was a print journalist for 37 years before joining the WLOX team. Most of his career he spent as a writer, editor and page designer at the Sun Herald newspaper. His work has been published regionally and nationally in such newspapers as the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and Miami Herald.
Mike has a master's degree in mass communications and also teaches journalism at Tulane University's Mississippi Coast campus.
In addition, Mike has been working in performing arts for 30 years and has been an acting teacher/coach for nearly a decade. He is also a writer, director and performer with several murder mystery dinner theater companies.
He is married to Carol Lacy, and they have a son, Blake.
Katrina Key began in 2007 south of Deer Island with about 4,800 feet of rubble from the old Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge. The nearly 1,000-foot addition, which is in its second week, is the first in about seven years.