Andrés Fuentes

Andrés Fuentes

Multimedia Journalist

Biloxi, MS

Andrés Fuentes is a New Orleans native and a 2020 graduate of Loyola University. He joined the WLOX News Team in July 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist.

Andrés is a proud member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and comes to WLOX having already won awards for his work as a college journalist.

You can follow him on Twitter @news_fuentes or send him an email at

Recent Articles by Andrés

  Biloxi-based company helps employ people amidst pandemic

  Mississippi Coast photographers try to stay afloat during pandemic

  Mississippi immigration lawyers seeing spike in DACA applicants

  Patients see long waits for COVID-19 vaccine at Harrison County Health Department

  Biloxi bakery battles through hardships of 2020

  Pascagoula Police hold golf cart inspection

  Picayune businesses feeling impacts of Highway 11 construction

  South Mississippi bakeries prepare rosca de reyes for Carnival season

  Panaderías del South Mississippi preparan rosca de reyes para Carnaval

  Stone County school nurse helps save teacher’s life

  Mississippi first responders among those next in line for COVID-19 vaccine

  Gulfport Museum of History hopes for a better year after rough 2020

  Mardi Gras decorations selling at one Gulfport store despite 2021 cancelations

  Coastal residents enjoy traditional New Year’s dishes for good luck

  Coast residents reflect on year of living through COVID-19 pandemic

  People reflect on a memorable 2020 days before the new year

  Harrison County Christmas recycling program aims to help the environment

  Pass Christian church makes sure families are fed for Christmas

  Slavic Ladies Auxiliary finds a way to make pusharatas during COVID-19

  Diocese of Biloxi making changes for Christmas services due to COVID-19

  Biloxi bracing for a 2021 without Mardi Gras

  Volunteers hold toy giveaway for Gaston Point community

  Wiggins group hands out Christmas groceries to residents in need

  Wiggins city leaders adjust after the death of Mayor Joel Miles

  Endangered sea turtles arrive in Gulfport for rescue, rehabilitation effort

  Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers hope new kiosks will help solve cases

  Ocean Springs Hospital prepares for first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines

  Gulfport tramway bridge now in final stages of design, engineering

  Ocean Springs park gets mural makeover thanks to Girl Scout troop

  Another Coast Mardi Gras club cancels parade, events for 2021