MEET THE TEAM
Regional News Director - Waypoint Media
Randy has been part of the media world for more than three decades. Most remember him as the main anchor of the 6 p.m. newscast of the local NBC station until he retired in February of 2015. Randy decided to come out of retirement to join FOX23, WHPM-TV, in October of 2016.
Randy was born into broadcasting, with his father held 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.
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Anchor - FOX23 News @ 9
Scott is from Big Sky Country -- the beautiful state of Montana.
He got his start in TV news at his hometown NBC station, working as a reporter, producer, and anchor. Some of his most memorable assignments there include going on a Big Sky Honor Flight with World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.; a rockslide that shut down the Beartooth Highway, the famous scenic road to Yellowstone National Park; and a colorful four-way U.S. Senate race. He has also anchored for stations in Florida, Louisiana, and Utah.
Scott graduated from Wheaton College in the west suburbs of Chicago, playing on the ice hockey club team and several intramural teams, as well as singing in the Men's Glee Club.
When he's not at the office, you might find him watching a football or hockey game, at the gym, on a hike, or planning his next international adventure.
Anchor - FOX23 News @ 9
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.
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.
Anchor - FOX23 News @ 9
An experienced reporter and anchor whose career spans more than 15 years in broadcast news, Jennifer believes in the importance of local journalism.
After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, she landed a job as a multimedia journalist in Sherman, Texas. She's worked as an anchor and reporter in cities large and small, including Dallas, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; and Columbia, South Carolina. She's traveled around the nation, and even overseas, telling stories that matter.
Jennifer's work has been recognized along the way. She's the recipient of two regional EMMY awards for reporting, an Edward R. Murrow award for writing, as well as awards from the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and young daughter.
Quentis Jones joined the FOX 23 News team in August of 2019. Quentis is from Heidelberg and brings years of experience covering news on the Mississippi Coast and here in the Pine Belt to WHPM.
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Delaney is a recent graduate of William Carey University with a Bachelors in Communications.
Born and raised in the Hub City, she is no stranger to the Pine Belt. Delaney developed an interest in storytelling and journalism at an early age.
Growing up, she watched the news every morning with her mom while they got ready for work and school. That kindled her spark for broadcasting. This is her first step of a thousand miles when it comes to journalism, and she is over the moon to be a part of the FOX23 team.
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Susie is passionate about communicating the science of weather. Susie began her career in the Fall of 2005 after graduating cum laude from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Meteorology/Mathematics. As a seasoned meteorologist, Susie specializes in broadcast weather as well as consulting meteorology. Susie grew up in Costa Rica and is bilingual (English/Spanish). She is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and is on the bilingual CBM reviewing panel for the American Meteorological Society.
In her spare time, Susie enjoys traveling (especially to the national parks), camping, singing, and cycling. Most of all, she loves spending time with her husband, son, and dog.
Todd earned his meteorology degree from St. Cloud State University and moved to Duluth, MN to cover lake effect snow storms along the shores of the coldest and deepest of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior.
Soon after, he became Chief Meteorologist at a start-up station in Duluth, KQDS FOX21 News. Here he successfully created and launched the weather brand for the station that was Emmy nominated for best newscast in the Upper Midwest for 2007 and 2008.
During his time in Duluth, he could have been heard giving weather reports to various local radio stations, seen in the local newspaper with his daily weather column and surfed on the web with his daily weather blog.
Todd’s passion for weather is clearly displayed during his on-air reports.
Alyssa was raised in Minnesota where she fell in love with all four seasons and took her love of math and science to the University of North Dakota where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science.
Away from the green screen, Alyssa loves to spend time outdoors, whether that is hitting the lakes on her boat or skiing in the winter months.
She has two dogs, Aspen and Phoebe, that she adores and loves to bring along on her adventures.
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