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  • Maggie Wade

    Maggie Wade

    Maggie is a native of Crystal Springs, Mississippi. She attended Hinds County Public Schools and is a graduate of Utica High School. An Emmy nominated News Anchor, Maggie attended Jackson State University,

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    An Emmy nominated News Anchor, Maggie attended Jackson State University, becoming the 89th member of her family to attend JSU.

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  • Howard Ballou

    Howard Ballou

    Howard Ballou has been in the broadcast journalism profession for more than 20 years. He has won several awards of excellence in his field, including United Press International's "Best Documentary" category

    In 2007, Ballou was inducted into the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame having anchored and reported for the top rated six and ten p.m. newscasts since 1984.

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  • Melissa Faith Payne

    Melissa Faith Payne

    Monday, September 29 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-09-29 18:45:46 GMT
    Wednesday, August 10 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-08-10 20:37:44 GMT

    A Mississippi girl, Melissa is excited to return to television news in her home state. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and a graduate of Alcorn State University, Melissa enjoys being the hometown girl. Her

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    A Mississippi girl, Melissa is excited to return to television news in her home state. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and a graduate of Alcorn State University, Melissa enjoys being the hometown girl. Her

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  • The ReportersThe ReportersMore>>

  • Roslyn Anderson

    Roslyn Anderson

    Roslyn Anderson is currently weekend anchor and reporter for WLBT. Roslyn has been recognized by the Mississippi Associated Press for her weekend weathercast and feature reporting. Prior to joining the

    Roslyn has been cited by various organizations and groups for her civic and journalistic contributions.

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  • Patrice Clark

    Patrice Clark

    Patrice Clark is a general assignment reporter. She joined WLBT in October 2015.  

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    Patrice Clark is a general assignment reporter. She joined WLBT in October 2015.  

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  • Ashley Garner

    Ashley Garner

    "There's no place like home", says Pearl, MS native, Ashley Garner, as she remains excited about fulfilling her dream of delivering news in her home state. Ashley is a graduate of Pearl High School where

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    Ashley is a graduate of Pearl High School where she was a member of the award winning Pearl "Pirate" band.  In 2001 she moved to the Crescent City to attend Xavier University of Louisiana, where she graduated with a degree in mass communication.

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  • The Weather TeamThe Weather TeamMore>>

  • Dave Roberts

    Dave Roberts

    Chief MeteorologistChief Meteorologist

    Dave Roberts first came to Mississippi 20 years ago as one of the youngest Chief Meteorologists in Jackson TV history.  With just a few more gray hairs these days, he's happy to call Mississippi home along

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    Dave Roberts first came to Mississippi 20 years ago as one of the youngest Chief Meteorologists in Jackson TV history.

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  • Patrick Ellis

    Patrick Ellis

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-10-11 21:34:37 GMT

    Patrick, an Alabama native and a Mississippi State grad, is excited to come back to the Magnolia State to continue his career. His love for weather came from overcoming his fear of thunderstorms when he was younger. 

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    Patrick, an Alabama native and a Mississippi State grad, is excited to come back to the Magnolia State to continue his career. His love for weather came from overcoming his fear of thunderstorms when he was younger. 

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  • Michael Haynes

    Michael Haynes

    Weekend MeteorologistWeekend Meteorologist

    Michael is the newest member of the WLBT weather team, serving as Meteorologist for WLBT's weekend newscasts, including the WLBT Morning Show from 6-7am on Saturday and Sunday, the Saturday 6PM and 10PM Reports,

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    Michael is a very passionate storm chaser, with a particular interest in hurricanes.

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  • Chris Hudgison

    Chris Hudgison

    Sunday, October 19 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-10-19 08:53:29 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-01-23 21:29:21 GMT

    Chris Hudgison was named WLBT Sports Director in September 2014. He's had the chance to cover Mississippi State in the 2017 Women's Final Four, the resurgence of Alcorn State football, plus a wild 2014 season when MSU and Ole Miss pigskin were on the national radar.

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    Chris Hudgison was named WLBT Sports Director in September 2014. He's had the chance to cover Mississippi State in the 2017 Women's Final Four, the resurgence of Alcorn State football, plus a wild 2014 season when MSU and Ole Miss pigskin were on the national radar.

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  • Rachel Richlinski

    Rachel Richlinski

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-01-23 21:31:02 GMT

    Rachel Richlinski joined the WLBT team in May 2016, shortly after graduating from Louisiana State University. Prior to working for WLBT she interned at WAFB in Baton Rouge, and at WWL in New Orleans. Rachel is a Louisiana native and loves her LSU Tigers. 

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    Rachel Richlinski joined the WLBT team in May 2016, shortly after graduating from Louisiana State University. Prior to working for WLBT she interned at WAFB in Baton Rouge, and at WWL in New Orleans. Rachel is a Louisiana native and loves her LSU Tigers. 

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