Wayne Hereford

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982. During his tenure he's done everything from operate floor cameras to anchor the weekend news.

Title: Reporter
whereford@wtva.com

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982. During his tenure he's done everything from operate floor cameras to anchor the weekend news.

After leaving the business, Wayne returned in 1998 as a reporter/photographer. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.A. in Communications in 1981.

"I've always enjoyed meeting the people and doing something different every day," says the Tupelo native. "In this business there's never a dull moment—I like that."

Wayne has been married to his wife Pauline since 1985. He has a daughter, Stephanie, and a son, David.

Recent Posts by Wayne Hereford

Investigation continues into Monroe County plane crash

The investigation continues into Friday’s plane crash in Monroe County.

Monroe County drug raid lands three people in jail

A drug raid in Monroe County sent three people to jail.

Goat Island residents still recovering from tornado

Some residents in Tishomingo County said they have weathered the storm but continue to recover from a tornado earlier this month.

Tupelo business hopes to educate about CBD

A local business is hoping to educate the public about the legal uses of cannabidiol or CBD.

Community leader, pastor passes away

Family, friends and officials in Tupelo are mourning the death of Rev. Robert Jamison.

Myrtle man recovering after dog attack

A man was treated at a hospital after being attacked by his three pit bulls.

UPDATE: Constable disputes report of high-speed chase by law enforcement in Tupelo

Lee County Constable Tom Lyles says a Wednesday night pursuit in Tupelo that ended on North Gloster Street was not a high-speed chase.

Sheriff's deputies search for Dollar General burglar

Chickasaw County sheriff's deputies are searching for the person accused of burglarizing a Dollar General.

Those for, against Confederate statue at Ole Miss protest on campus

Protesters for and against the Confederate Monument at Ole Miss gathered near that monument Saturday to voice their differing opinions.

U.S. Supreme Court will not review Tupelo police shooting lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court will not review court decisions dismissing a lawsuit filed over the shooting death of a man by a Tupelo police officer.

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