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

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

Vancleave native receives national recognition for her love of Disney

Moss Point man sentenced for intent to distribute cocaine, crack

Gulfport man pleads guilty to stealing from pawn shop

Miss. Supreme Court denies appeal for former Hancock Co. coach convicted of touching a child

Officials identify man who died after fight at MS Coast Coliseum

Coast institutions offer help to Virginia College students

Court rejects appeal from MS Rising Coalition on state flag lawsuit

Biloxi Police searching for suspect wanted in connection to public bathroom incident

Victim identified as Gulfport police investigate overnight homicide

Man rescued by off-duty first responders after vehicle rolls into drainage culvert

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins U.S. Senate special election