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

Biloxi man sentenced to 40 years for exploiting, abusing children

Vancleave woman sentenced after hot car death of infant son

Date confirmed for Thunderbirds airshow over Biloxi

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Biloxi identified

Police arrest Gulfport man for crashing truck into Harrison County courthouse

South Mississippi student diagnosed with mumps

Friends remember Vancleave woman who died in Thursday crash

Lawsuit filed against Hancock Co. deputy claims racial profiling

Four Gulfport teens arrested for stealing guns from Long Beach business

Pascagoula police captain announces campaign for state office

Espy calls on Hyde-Smith to debate ahead of runoff

Fire heavily damages Harrison County home

One man in custody after Gulfport shooting

Victim identified in Jackson County wreck on I-10

Gulfport police respond to report of armed robbery at Community Bank

Biloxi mayor informs residents of possibility to change school district lines

Certain roads to close for Peter Anderson Festival

Moss Point police asking for help finding missing man

Pedestrian dead after being hit by vehicle in Gulfport

Deadline approaching for absentee ballots in upcoming election