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Alyssa Martin

Alyssa Martin is thrilled to be back in her hometown of Tupelo.

She has called Tupelo home for more than 20 years and having the opportunity to join the WTVA 9 News team was always a dream.

Alyssa is a graduate of Tupelo High School. She attended Itawamba Community College and then continued pursuing her broadcasting and journalism degrees at Mississippi State University.

While in college, Alyssa had the opportunity to jump right into the news industry by working on the weekends as a reporter.

After spending a few years in local television, Alyssa moved to Huntsville, Alabama, to become the weekend anchor at the ABC affiliate, WAAY-TV.


During her years at WAAY, Alyssa also anchored the mornings, mid-day and afternoon newscasts.

She also helped relaunch the Breaking News Desk, keeping viewers updated on breaking news happening locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

In her free time, Alyssa loves to spend time with her friends, family and rescue cat, Elsa.

Recent Posts by Alyssa Martin

Runoff election set for voters in Winston County

The runoff is to fill a vacant alderman seat.

Local veterans honored at Tupelo ceremony

A number of local communities held Veterans Day programs.

Angel Tree kicks off in Tupelo

The Tupelo Salvation Army hopes it will be a generous holiday season.

Man charged with capital murder back in custody

Malcolm Hill was charged with capital murder in 2018.

Local elementary school celebrates an "A" rating

For the second year in-a-row, the school received an "A" rating from the Mississippi Department of Education.

"Stop the Knock" Campaign creates mock wreck scene

State Troopers stopped in Winston County.

Veterans come together at fish fry

A fish fry aimed to continue to the brotherhood of local veterans.

Police: Body of missing Alabama toddler found

Two people are now being charged with murder in the case.

Cooper Tire employees visit Tupelo High School

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company showed students at Tupelo High School all the company has to offer.

MSMS holds open house to celebrate high rankings

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus has a lot to celebrate.

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