Adrea Nelson began working at WDAM in February, 2008 as a general assignment reporter and the Medical Housecall reporter. She is originally from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and attended Southern Miss for two years before transferring to Ole Miss. Adrea graduated in May, 2007 with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. While at Ole Miss, Adrea anchored and reported for Oxford's live, daily broadcast, NewsWatch. She was active in Kappa Delta Sorority at both schools. Adrea is happy to be back in the Pine Belt. She lives in Hattiesburg and has one dog-a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Gus.