Mike Sands

Mike Sands

News Anchor/Sports Director

Jackson, MS

Mike Sands serves at evening news anchor and Sports Director for WLBT and Fox40 News.

Prior to that, Mike was a sports anchor and reporter at WLBT and Fox 40 beginning in March 2014. One of his first big assignments was following Ole Miss all the way to Omaha.

Mike is a native of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia.

Mike moved to the Mississippi Delta, serving as Sports Director and news anchor at WABG.

Mike has developed a true appreciation and understanding of what Mississippians want in their news and sportscasts in his years working in the Magnolia State, and asks only one thing in return: if you see him walking passed your tailgate, ignore all rules you learned as a child at the zoo and please do feed him.


  • Temple University, Broadcast Journalism

Recent Articles by Mike

Sports betting nets $14.8 million for Mississippi casinos

Sarah Thomas will be first female to officiate NFL playoff game

Gold medalist Bowie honored with highway sign

Former Bulldog ties NFL record

NFL running back will walk at USM graduation

MSU men’s, women’s hoops move up in Top 25

Hugh Freeze hired by Liberty University

Mississippi State to play Iowa in Outback Bowl

Report: MLB asked for $10,000 in donations returned from Hyde-Smith

SEC releases statement on Egg Bowl fight

Major League Baseball asks Hyde-Smith to return donation

Betters beware: Bulldogs are Egg Bowl favorites

GoFundMe page setup to help injured Greenville football player

NCAA overturns Ole Miss’ unofficial visit penalty