Shelby Perez

Shelby Perez

Multimedia Journalist

Moselle, MS

Shelby Perez is a Southern California native who graduated from the University of Alabama’s Telecommunication and Film program (Roll Tide!). During her time in college, she interned for WVUA 23 News.

In her free time, Shelby enjoys meeting new people, watching her boyfriend coach football games, petting dogs, taking spin and yoga classes and going to the movies. She loves Diet Coke and her family’s guacamole recipe.

Shelby is excited to call Hattiesburg home and be part of the Pine Belt community.

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Recent Articles by Shelby

  Onward Together: Annual MLK prayer breakfast held at Southern Miss

Intersection at Westover Drive and Oak Forrest Drive to temporarily close

  Southern Station coming soon to Spirit Park on USM campus

  Date set for Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

  Fellowship Health Clinic expands campus

  Rowan Elementary gym revitalized

  Groundbreaking held for Hattiesburg High School additions

  Hattiesburg group spreads kindness one painted rock at a time

  Expert gives tips for severe weather preparedness

  Petal woman benefits from Lowe’s for Heroes

  Veterans celebrate New Year at state home in Collins

  Running Group starts off new year with fundraiser

  Hattiesburg prepares for Midnight on Front Street celebration

  Don’t let holiday trash make you a target for burglars

  Firework season returns ahead of New Year

  Some opting for restaurants for Christmas meals

  New movie brings Star Wars fans to the theater on Christmas

  Christmas Eve shoppers fill the Turtle Creek mall

  Family, neighbors worried after deadly Waynesboro shooting

  Motorcycle club spreads Christmas cheer through gift giving

  Petal Children’s Task Force hands out food for holidays

  Woman thankful for sobriety this Christmas

  Sumrall businesses affected by Monday’s tornadoes

  Hattiesburg culinary arts program gets new classroom

  Salvation Army needs help to meet Christmas goal

  Extra Table partners with Subway for healthy food initiative

  Tips for staying healthy this holiday season

  Hattiesburg High School’s forensics team takes home awards

  Making sure your vehicle is ready for holiday travel

  Petal students create ornaments for Sen. Wicker’s Christmas tree