Caroline Wood

Multimedia Journalist

Moselle, MS

Caroline Wood is a native of Cookeville, Tenn.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama in 2020. Caroline earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a major in News Media and a Minor in Political Science.

During her time in college, Caroline had the opportunity to intern at WVLT-TV in Knoxville, Tenn., and WVUA 23 News in Tuscaloosa, Ala. These two internships helped her develop a passion for telling stories within her community.

When she’s not out covering stories, Caroline loves spending time with her dog. She also loves watching college football, going to the lake, hanging out with friends and family and listening to live music.

Caroline is very excited to be in Mississippi and is enjoying exploring the Pine Belt area.

If you have a story idea you would like to share with Carloline, send her an email at

Recent Articles by Caroline

  Magee ‘elated’ to win Democratic nomination in Laurel primary

  Absentee votes partially to blame for delay in Laurel results

  High-speed internet coming to over 51,000 PRVEPA members

  USM earns national recognition for education certification program

  Three organizations team up to host political forum in Hattiesburg

  Hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines administered at Hattiesburg’s weekend vaccination clinic

  Colon cancer screenings are crucial in preventing the disease, experts say

  Virtual forum held for Laurel city council candidates

Virtual forum for Laurel candidates to be held Tuesday night

  Miss. nonprofit rescues, reunites family of horses

  An in-depth look at the drug epidemic in Mississippi

  Miss. tax reform bill faces deadline Tuesday

  Local health experts discuss herd immunity

  Show goes on for Columbia student performers during pandemic

  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

  Sen. Hyde-Smith reflects on being first woman to represent Miss. in US Congress

  Local company celebrates women in agriculture

  Event in Petal benefits local animal shelter

  USM nationally recognized for its online bachelor’s degree program for veterans

  Laurel teen recognized as one of Mississippi’s Top Youth Volunteers of 2021

  Hattiesburg metro area unemployment rate approaching pre-pandemic level

  Hattiesburg Clinic hosts 2nd annual free colon cancer screening event

  Bill could expand services provided by optometrists in Miss.

  City of Laurel honors 95-year-old reverend with proclamation

  Proposed bill calls for vote on gas tax increase

  Pine Belt native wins Miss Rodeo Mississippi 2021 title

  How to support your pet’s health during cold weather

  Hattiesburg residents call for action after Sunday night shooting

  Changemakers: The story of Thomas Pharmacy in Laurel

  Hattiesburg Fire Department 2021 recruit class begins academy