News Team

Spencer Pullen

Spencer Reid Pullen is from Valparaiso, FL and is a part of the 2019 graduating class of the Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Holding a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, Spencer is a published…

Brooke Parker

Brooke Parker grew up in Hurley, Mississippi, where she would spend most of her days at the Pascagoula beach or cheering on the East Central Hornets. Brooke graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in December of 2022 with a…

Jazell Ladner

Jazell Ladner is from Pass Christian, MS and graduated from Mississippi State in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in journalism. She was a journalist for the university’s magazine Vision. In her spare time Jazell can…

Kate Holzhauser

Kate Magandy Holzhauser is a Gulfport resident with more than 30 years in journalism. An Ole Miss grad with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Kate was at the Sun Herald for 28 years, serving as a copy editor, sports editor,…

Meggan Gray

Meggan Gray was born and raised in Gulfport, Mississippi. The former “Miss SJS” attended St. John High School (now St. Patrick High) before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Auburn University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. Her first…

Lori Buhring

Lori Buhring comes to WXXV-TV with six years of broadcasting experience. She started her career as a Producer in Jackson, Mississippi. Eventually, Lori headed to Montana to report News and Sports. She braved feet of snow before heading back down…

Pass Christian Walmart temporarily closed for cleaning

The Pass Christian Walmart, located at 1617 E. Beach Blvd., temporarily closed today at 2 p.m. as part of a company-initiated program to allow third party cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building.  The location will remain closed through tomorrow,…

Rick Gogreve

Rick Gogreve was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting. When not out reporting, Rick likes to keep up with the New Orleans…

Juneteenth Pop-Up Shop in Moss Point

President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing June 19th as a federal holiday. Tons of local businesses gathered at Pelican Landing in Moss Point for the…

Lorraine Weiskopf

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…

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan has been the News Director at WXXV since 2014. He leads a talented group of Reporters, Producers, Anchors and Meteorologists. Since Joe has been News Director, WXXV has expanded from 90 minutes of News a day in 2015…

Grant Chighizola

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…

Janae Jordan

Janae Jordan is from Prichard,Alabama. Janae graduated from Troy University in 2020 with a Master’s in Strategic Communications and in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism . While at Troy University she was an anchor, producer and reporter for…