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Wayne Hereford

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
whereford@wtva.com

Wayne has been an employee of WTVA since 1982.

During his tenure, he's done everything from operating floor cameras to anchoring 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," said 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

Local restaurants feeding hospital workers

Some local restaurants are feeding workers at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo as those health care professionals face a fight with the coronavirus.

Tupelo removes basketball hoops as coronavirus precaution

The city is removing the basketball hoops as a way to deter crowds amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tupelo mayor stresses cooperation to combat coronavirus

Shelton imposed a stay-at-home order that went into effect early Sunday to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Local restaurants change procedures amid Coronavirus outbreak

Tupelo mayor Jason Shelton signed an executive order stating all restaurants in the city only be allowed to fulfill takeout orders starting Monday amid the Coronavirus outbreak .

North Mississippi Medical Center stays silent regarding Coronavirus

NMMC not issuing any statements on possible cases right now

Starkville clinic offering drive-up testing for coronavirus

The Huxford Clinic is near the OCH Regional Hospital

Tupelo Airport boardings up in February

The Tupelo Regional Airport reported more people boarding Contour Airlines last month, and this month looks to be the same.

Tupelo Regional Airport gets grant money to study pavement improvements

The Tupelo Regional Airport plans to study runway and pavement areas this year to keep allowing aircraft like Air Force One to continue landing there.

Verona shooting suspect said he fired in self defense

A man arrested for this week's shooting in Verona said he fired his gun in self defense.

BancorpSouth Arena using caution with coronavirus

Mississippi has no reported cases of coronavirus, but Tupelo's BancorpSouth Arena is not taking it for granted with a big concert Saturday night.

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