Brandy McGill joined the WLOX News Team in December of 2019 after graduating from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Brandy grew up in Hattiesburg, MS where she attended North Forrest High School. In high school, she was active with student media when she became a member of the digital media program where she shot, directed, and edited short films.
Brandy interned at WDAM News 7 in Moselle, MS where she learned about producing and reporting.
Outside of work, Brandy has a passion for being a mom to her son. Whenever she has any extra time on her hands, she enjoys shopping and exercising.
There’s a six-year-old little girl waiting to be added to a heart transplant list. As she prepares for this major surgery she has a full army of support behind her at Crossroads Elementary School in Gulfport.
Over the years, the Arts Department at the high school has been limited with very little space, even sharing classrooms at one point. Now, thanks to the passage of a school bond issue, the high school is getting a multi-purpose Performing Arts Center.
Traveling Cowan-Lorraine Road in Gulfport, you may notice more and more construction crews working day in and day out on future developments. Nearby businesses believe new development will be a plus for them all.
Lots of colors and hands-on activities filled the Fenton Community Center in Hancock County Saturday, thanks to the county’s Junior Auxiliary organization hosting a Spectrum social. This event allowed children on the autism spectrum to be themselves while exploring sensory activities.
A garbage pickup site in Stone County is turning into a neighborhood dumpsite. Many of the residents who live in the Beaver Dam Crossing subdivision are upset they have to wake up to the view and smell of trash.