Yolanda Cruz

Yolanda Cruz

Digital Producer

Biloxi, MS

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

  21 South Miss. long-term care facilities report COVID-19 cases in residents, staff

  ‘We look forward to our day in court’: Moss Point mayor, wife indicted on 14 counts of wire fraud

How South Miss. legislators voted on changing state flag

How South Miss. legislators voted on resolution to suspend rules, create committee to change flag

  New details released in shooting death, attempted robbery of Biloxi teen

Reeves recommends increased funding for teachers, workforce development in budget proposal

Pearl River Co. man arrested for wife’s murder granted bond

SBA offering assistance to businesses affected by harmful algae bloom

Authorities searching for Jeep involved in fatal hit-and-run on I-10

UPDATE: Second suspect arrested in Goose Point burglary

Suspect identified in connection to stolen St. Martin High truck

  Good Morning America shares story of Gulf Coast’s Willow Cannan and MSD

  Family of victim in fatal officer-involved shooting views body camera footage

Traffic reminders for motorists during Cruisin’ the Coast

MDEQ lifts water contact advisories for all Mississippi beaches

Harrison County deputy killed in motorcycle wreck

Hundreds participate in Governor’s Ride benefitting Wounded Warriors

Officials throughout Jackson County release statements on fatal officer-involved shooting

  Attorney, family member speaks out after fatal Moss Point shooting

Religious officials release joint statement regarding recent Miss. ICE raids

Gov. Bryant tweets statement regarding photo of armed students at Emmett Till sign

  Effects of TS Barry seen in Harrison, Jackson counties

One person arrested in connection to Gulfport fatal shooting

Mississippi lottery tickets will go on sale by Dec. 1

  Hancock Chamber announces 2019 Businesses of the Year

Gulfport man dead after being hit by car while trying to cross Hwy 49

Long Beach woman dead after Harrison County collision

VIDEO: Police chief chases off alligator with a shopping cart

Nike to release Devin Booker ‘Made in Moss Point’ sneakers

Gulfport man dead after drowning at Dedeaux Park