Yolanda Cruz

Yolanda Cruz is a Biloxi native with a journalism degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Before coming to WLOX, Yolanda worked at the Sun Herald, taking on many roles including web producer, video producer and real-time reporter. She previously worked at WLOX’s sister station WDAM in Laurel as a digital content producer and is excited to join the news team that inspired her passion for journalism. Yolanda loves to travel and often reminisces to her month studying abroad in London and past family trips to Orlando, Florida. Yolanda is a self-proclaimed Netflix addict and nerd, with an interest in Harry Potter and comics, both DC and Marvel. If you have a news tip, you can contact Yolanda on Twitter @_YolandaCruz_ or email her at ycruz@wlox.com.

Recent Articles by Yolanda

Sen. Roger Wicker votes against Trump’s border emergency

Gov. Bryant announces millions in funding for projects impacting Gulf Coast

West Harrison band selected to march in 2020 Rose Bowl parade

Special Tactics Airmen ruck to pass through Biloxi Friday

Ocean Springs chef named semifinalist for James Beard award

Decadent dairy delights coming to D’Iberville as The Yard announces fourth location

  Gov. Bryant meets with officials in Washington D.C., discusses interests of Mississippi

  Suspect in Gulfport bank robbery identified, police continue search

‘Stay dropping knowledge:’ Mississippi teacher goes viral with lesson in Black History

Gulfport police to appear on episode of ‘Cops’

Why an Amber Alert didn’t come across your cell phone screen

Ocean Springs High School theatre department advances to southeastern competition

  Mississippi graduation rate increases to national average

  Jackson Co. couple remembered for their “beautiful love story”

Online petition proposes Biloxi Barq’s Museum

Government shutdown affects local craft breweries

Details released in case of fatal child abuse in Gulfport

Gulfport Kmart set to close in 2019

Hancock Co. investigating woman found stabbed to death in her home

Holiday reminders for garbage, recycling pickup in Harrison County