Mary Grace Eppes

Mary Grace Eppes is the Digital Content Manager for WLBT and Fox40 News in Jackson, MS. She is the leader of the Digital Content Team and is responsible for managing, maintaining and creating content on all digital platforms, including WLBT's website, social media and mobile apps. Mary Grace has been employed at WLBT and Fox 40 since January 2014. Prior to her promotion as Digital Content Manager, she served in the role of digital content producer for two years. During her time in Jackson, Mary Grace has worked on high profile stories such as the disappearance of Myra Lewis, the murder of Kingston Frazier and the heart breaking deaths of two infants left in hot cars. She also provided coverage from Baton Rouge in the aftermath of the Alton Sterling shooting and the shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers. She has experience handling online election coverage and providing live social media coverage from multiple mayoral debates and a campaign rally held by President Donald Trump during the 2016 election. Mary Grace was involved in the creation of the viral video sensation known as "Piece of Burger", which took the internet by storm in 2015. Mary Grace was born and raised in Jackson. She graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, the MSU Student Association, PRSSA, PRAM and SPRF. When she's not working, Mary Grace enjoys working out, cooking, binge watching Grey's Anatomy and spending time with her roomies -- her boyfriend, Fox40 News Anchor Mike Sands, and their sweet rescue pup, Penny.

Recent Articles by Mary Grace

Miss. Senate passes bill banning those under 18 from tanning beds

Jackson Animal Control officer “drank a couple beers at work” while euthanizing dogs

VIDEO: Unusual ad by candidate for Holmes Co. supervisor wins over social media

Brookhaven woman killed in crash on Hwy 84 after leaving church

MBI takes over investigation into hit-and-run of pedestrian killed on Hwy 27

VIDEO: Escaped inmate leads agencies on wild high-speed chase

Driver of overturned Greyhound bus pleads not guilty

Police searching for suspect who attempted bank robbery at Trustmark

Two men arrested on drug charges in Smith County after marijuana seized

Retired police K-9 dumped at animal shelter gets adopted by his old trainer

Van stolen by Madison County inmate found; escapee still on the run

Woman killed after crashing into tree on Natchez Trace Parkway identified

Federal child support fee to rise from $25 to $35

Grant aims to aid prisoners re-entering rural counties

Man shot in abdomen runs to nearby home for help

Next phase of State Street Project to begin Monday

Man arrested for shooting death of his mother in Food Depot parking lot

Beer could soon be sold on Ole Miss campus

MUGSHOTS: Several officials indicted in Canton for voter fraud

‘TWITTER’S FULL’: MDOT sends hilarious message to distracted drivers