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

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

Harrison County deputy killed in motorcycle wreck

Hundreds participate in Governor’s Ride benefitting Wounded Warriors

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

Mississippi lottery tickets will go on sale by Dec. 1

VIDEO: Police chief chases off alligator with a shopping cart

Planet Fitness locations to open doors to teens for free all summer long

Sen. Roger Wicker votes against Trump’s border emergency

‘Stay dropping knowledge:’ Mississippi teacher goes viral with lesson in Black History

Driver in fatal Pearl River Co. wreck had previous DUI arrests

Biloxi man sentenced to 40 years for exploiting, abusing children

Former 3 Doors Down bassist to serve ‘maximum penalty’ for what was found in his home