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  • Weekday AnchorsWeekday AnchorsMore>>

  • Howard Ballou

    6PM, 9PM and 10PM Anchor6PM, 9PM and 10PM Anchor
    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.More >>
  • Maggie Wade

    Maggie Wade

    4, 4:30, 5, & 10 p.m. Anchor4, 4:30, 5, & 10 p.m. Anchor
    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,More >>
    An Emmy nominated News Anchor, Maggie attended Jackson State University, becoming the 89th member of her family to attend JSU.More >>
  • Marsha Thompson

    Marsha Thompson

    6 PM Anchor6 PM Anchor
    Marsha Thompson is a veteran award-winning 6 p.m. news anchor and reporter at WLBT who is passionate about her work. March 20, 2009  in a first-of-its-kind ceremony at the FBI national Headquarters inMore >>
    March 20, 2009  in a first-of-its-kind ceremony at the FBI national Headquarters in Washington, D.C.,  she and more than 50 civic leaders and humanitarian-minded organizations from across the country were honored for their work.More >>
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  • C.J. LeMaster

    C.J. LeMaster

    A native of Booneville, Miss., C.J. started working as a weekend anchor and multimedia journalist at WLBT in December 2013. However, it was a job in the operations department at Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA-TVMore >>
    A native of Booneville, Miss., C.J. started working as a weekend anchor and multimedia journalist at WLBT in December 2013. However, it was a job in the operations department at Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA-TVMore >>
  • Roslyn Anderson

    Weekend AnchorWeekend Anchor
    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.More >>
  • Jewell Hillery

    Jewell Hillery

    Weekend Morning AnchorWeekend Morning Anchor
    Jewell Hillery, born and raised in Chicago, IL,  joined the WLBT news team as the morning live reporter in November 2010.  It's been Jewell's lifelong dream to work as a reporter, and she's thrilled toMore >>
    Jewell graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and went on to earn her master's in Public Affairs reporting from the University of Illinois in Springfield.More >>
  • The ReportersThe ReportersMore>>

  • Annette Peagler

    Annette Peagler

    Born in Philadelphia, Annette has more than six years of multimedia journalism experience spanning over four newsrooms in the US. Annette graduated Cum Laude from Hampton University with a Bachelor DegreeMore >>
    Born in Philadelphia, Annette has more than six years of multimedia journalism experience spanning over four newsrooms in the US.More >>
  • Jessica Bowman

    Jessica Bowman

    Jessica Bowman became passionate about news during her years as a Golden Eagle at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She graduated from USM in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree inMore >>
    Jessica Bowman became passionate about news during her years as a Golden Eagle at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.More >>
  • Walt Grayson

    Walt Grayson

    Look Around MississippiLook Around Mississippi
    Walt Grayson is a 5th generation Mississippian, born and raised in Greenville. Walt's interest in broadcasting started early. His first radio job was as an announcer for a Greenville station while heMore >>
    Walt's hobbies include writing and photography. He shoots all of the video for his stories himself.

     
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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 alongMore >>
    Dave Roberts first came to Mississippi 20 years ago as one of the youngest Chief Meteorologists in Jackson TV history.More >>
  • Julia Weiden

    Julia Weiden

    Thursday, March 13 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-03-13 15:46:07 GMT
    Morning MeteorologistMorning Meteorologist
    Julia Weiden joined the First Alert Weather team as the Morning Meteorologist in January, 2014. She comes to Mississippi from Syracuse, NY where she spent time forecasting for areas that would see overMore >>
    Julia Weiden joined the First Alert Weather team as the Morning Meteorologist in January, 2014. She comes to Mississippi from Syracuse, NY...
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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,More >>
    Michael is a very passionate storm chaser, with a particular interest in hurricanes.More >>
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  • Rob Jay

    Sports DirectorSports Director
    Watch Rob Jay every Monday through Friday in the 6 and 10p Reports.More >>
    Rob appeared in the movie A Time to Kill where his role was reporter. His lone line in the film was, "If you get a conviction, would you ask for the gas chamber?"More >>
  • Francesca Weems

    Francesca Weems

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 4:38 PM EST2014-02-05 21:38:37 GMT
    Francesca Weems joined the WLBT/Fox 40 Sports Team in October 2013.  Prior to coming to Mississippi, she was a Production Assistant/Field Producer for Comcast Bay Area and a freelance sideline reporterMore >>
    Francesca Weems joined the WLBT/Fox 40 Sports Team in October 2013.  Prior to coming to Mississippi, she was a Production Assistant/Field Producer for Comcast Bay Area and a freelance sideline reporterMore >>
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