WGBC-TV / WMDN-TV
1151 Crestview Cr.
Meridian, MS 39301
Regional News Director - Waypoint Media
Randy has been part of the media world for more than 30 years. Most know him as someone who came into their home each evening at 6:00 p.m. on WDAM-TV's newscast in Hattiesburg until he retired in February 2015. Randy decided to come out of retirement to join Waypoint Media and Twin States News in October of 2016.
Randy was born into broadcasting, with his father even holding a radio contest to name him. Raised in South Mississippi, he has spent his entire life here with the exception of five years as News Director, Anchor, and Station Manager for WABG in Greenville, Mississippi.
A graduate of Hattiesburg High School and the University of Southern Mississippi, Randy has received numerous honors including being inducted into the University of Southern Mississippi’s Journalism Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Mississippi Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2007. Upon his retirement in 2015, he was recognized by the Mississippi State Legislature for his years of service to his community and his state.
He is a board member of The Extra Table, Forrest General Healthcare Foundation, the Hattiesburg Concert Association, and is called on as a favorite voice to host major events for South Mississippi. He continues to be involved in numerous community organizations and events including the fight against heart disease and cancer as a heart survivor himself and now as a cancer survivor. Randy enjoys golf, bowling and traveling.
Twin States News Anchor
Anne is from Ft. Myers, Florida and has worked at TV stations all across the Sunshine State. Most recently she was an anchor in Tampa. She's also anchored in Tallahassee, Gainesville, and worked as a reporter in Ft. Myers.
She joined Twin States News in October, 2015.
Her work has been recognized by several first place awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Anne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida and was inducted into the UF Hall of Fame.
Anne is committed to volunteering and has dedicated her time to a number of organizations including the American Cancer Society and animal rescue groups.
She has her very own rescue best friend! He’s a Pomeranian-poodle mix who she tries to spend as much time as possible with. Anne also enjoys reading, going to the gym (ok, she doesn’t love the gym but she goes anyway!), and traveling with her husband, Michael.
Twin States News Meteorologist
Kim graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.S. in Journalism and went on to earn a master’s in Geosciences from Mississippi State University. While in school, she chased storms across the Southeast and even intercepted a CAT 4 hurricane that made landfall on the Louisiana Coast.
Her broadcast career has taken her to various places across the country, giving her an opportunity to forecast for an array of different microclimates and weather phenomena. She has been honored with first place awards by the Associated Press, Mississippi Broadcaster’s Association and the International Association of Business Communicators for her work, including coverage of a devastating tornado outbreak in Northern Mississippi and series of reports on historic floods in southern Texas. Her weather broadcasts have been awarded the prestigious “Seal of Approval” by the American Meteorological Society.
Twin States News Reporter
Jasmine is a native of Vicksburg and a graduate of Vicksburg High School. She recently completed her undergraduate career at Alcorn State University earning a bachelor’s in Mass Communications with a concentration in Journalism. While attending Alcorn, Jasmine became a contributor of The Campus Chronicle newspaper. While being a contributor, Jasmine wrote pieces surrounding human interest, school branding, and events going on in the community. Jasmine also gained broadcast experience while working with the ASU-TV13 newscast.
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