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Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership through Southeastern and studied abroad for a semester in Salamanca, Spain. She also worked as a reporter/anchor for the Southeastern channel’s award winning Northshore News program. When Lorraine isn't reporting, she enjoys distance running and chilling with her cat Robin.

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Man threatens to jump from window at Comfort Inn in Moss Point

Around 4 this morning, Moss Point officers were called to the Comfort Inn on Highway 63 to check on a disturbance. A man had broken...

Man threatens to jump from window at Comfort Inn in Moss Point

Around 4 this morning, Moss Point officers were called to the Comfort Inn on Highway 63 to check on a disturbance. A man had broken...

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he...

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Born in Tennessee, raised in Arkansas, and now a resident of Mississippi, Ryan Mahan is proud to be a Southerner and to belong to this community. A former student of Millsaps and a graduate of the University of South Alabama,...

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Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is a familiar face along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, having been an on-air personality in the local area since 2005. Rob is originally from New York, but traveled and forecasted weather around the world as an...

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Baton Rouge native Jaylon Morris embraces his new home on the Gulf Coast. He received his degree in Communications from Southeastern Louisiana University. He worked as a student Anchor/Reporter for the award winning college television shows, The Big Game and...

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Toni started at WXXV News 25 in December of 2013, just three months after the news was launched. She has served as Assignment Editor, anchored for nearly two years, worked as a reporter for several years and hosted Coastal Connections...

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Born as a Georgia peach, raised as a southern belle in Louisiana, Taylor Rubach wouldn't think twice of moving away from where her heart belongs—in the south. Taylor was raised in Slidell, La and is a proud alum of Southeastern...

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A native to the Gulf Coast, Brantly Keiek comes to South Mississippi from Pensacola, Florida. Brantly's passion for weather can be traced back to active hurricane seasons during his childhood. His interest in meteorology peaked when his hometown experienced back-to-back...

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Grant Chighizola was raised in Picayune, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. As a lover of sports, he served as the Sports Editor...

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Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Lindsey Goodwin is happy to have a new home on the Gulf Coast. Lindsey grew up with a passion for television. She graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor's...

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Grace Boyles was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, the “Cherry Capitol of the World”. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with dual majors, earning degrees in Communications and Creative Writing. During her time at Michigan,...

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Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership...

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