Christina Garcia

Christina Garcia is a reporter for WLOX News. She started her career in 2011 as a Web Producer for, and eventually expanded her work to include a TV segment on weekend events called Weekend Whereabouts. Garcia is a avid news hound and is always looking for stories that South Mississippians need to know. She has also a played a pivotal role in organizing the state's annual United Way campaign. Before joining WLOX, Garcia graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Political Science. Garcia is of Filipino and Irish descent and was born in Oxford, CA. She spent a few years living in Jacksonville, FL, and in Athens, Greece because of her father's work as a Seabee. But for most of her life, she's called South Mississippi home. She attended St. John Elementary and High School and later graduated from Harrison Central High School in 2005. She's now a married mother of two, and always looking for a good story idea. If you see her out or on Facebook tell her what you'd like to see on WLOX News and

Recent Articles by Christina

  Coast Electric workers volunteer at Loaves and Fishes

Island View casino cuts ribbon on sportsbook

Peoples Bank hosts fraud prevention seminar in Pass Christian

South Mississippi Strong: Kathy Roger’s group encourages people to visit the elderly

Long Beach mayor says funds from House Bill 1 are much needed

Vegetation swallows a home in Ocean Springs; Now it's reaching out to the neighbors

Division Street could be completely paved in 60 days

Judge re-sentences former Biloxi Schools police chief to 6 more months due to MDOC policy

OS School District offering new program for students with autism

Harrison Central senior teaching gifted 6th graders how to build a computer

New renovations welcome students in Pascagoula-Gautier schools

Biloxi Building Boom: Crosswalk bid to be awarded, new Waffle House coming

Woolmarket mom says drivers have turned John Lee Road into racetrack

Donation to Pass Christian police will help children in traumatic situations

MS Education Dept. now requires 7th graders to make 5 year career plan

Law enforcement learning how to tend to wounds in traumatic events

South MS parents whose son was burned in jail say facility is run by inmates

Ocean Springs Coca-Cola workers go on strike amid new contract talks with new company

Superintendent visits over 500 classrooms as Pascagoula-Gautier students return to school

St. Patrick Catholic High welcomes students to school with praise and worship