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Meet the News Team







Earl returns to The Delta News as it's prime evening anchor, after several years in Baton Rouge.

Earl brings a wealth of experience from across the country and a variety of roles in TV and Radio.

You'll see him nightly on The Delta News.





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Woody Wilkins is the Assignment Manager for The Delta News.

You can reach Woody at






Makayla is a proud native of the Mississippi Delta. She is proud to call Greenville, Mississippi home. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Media & Entertainment Arts. Makayla has a true passion to create and be a storyteller. 























Christopher Mathis is the Chief Meteorologist for The Delta News and has covered weather in the Delta since 2002.

Some of his favorite things (in no particular order) are pepperoni pizza, the Alabama Crimson Tide, fried cheese, Dr. Phil, and the New York Mets.

You can contact Chris at




Ashley Renee has had a fascination with weather and understanding how it works ever since she was six years old. She knew then she wanted to be a meteorologist.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Xavier University of Louisiana, a certificate in Movie & TV Production from Georgia Piedmont Technical College and a Bachelor of Science in Geoscience (Broadcast Meteorology) from Mississippi State University.

She proudly calls New Orleans home and Atlanta her second home. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking/cooking and playing with her rabbits. She can be reached at



Chase Ward is the Weekend Meteorologist for the Delta News.

A native of West Tennessee, Chase graduated with a degree in atmospheric sciences from Mississippi State University where he was an active member in the East Mississippi Chapter of AMS/NWA. Chase is currently working on his Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Outside of work, Chase enjoys hunting, fishing, college football (Hail State), and horseback riding.

You can follow Chase on Facebook or email him at





Stephen Robinson, sports anchor for The Delta News, is proud to have called the beautiful Delta home for nearly 25 years.

In his spare time, Stephen enjoys hanging out with his wife and two daughters, listening to music of the 70's/80's era (an avid Jackson 5ive fan), and cheering on his favorite teams (Go Noles, Fins, Heat, and Fish).

You can reach Stephen at, find him on Facebook or Twitter @TheDeltaSports