Multi-media journalist Peyton LoCicero returned to her home state of Florida, to accept the position of reporter for ABC affiliate, WMBB News 13 covering Walton and Okaloosa counties. She grew up watching WMBB News 13 and is excited to continue her career in journalism at the station known as “your local leader” for News, Sports and Weather!
The Destin, Florida native got her start in journalism at The University of Mississippi serving as a feature reporter for News Watch 99 and as an event reporter for WTVA. She also served as a personal assistant to legendary Chef Emeril Lagasse and his wife, Alden.
When Ms. LoCicero is not in the newsroom, you will likely find her soaking up the sun, sportfishing, boating or volunteering for the Tickled Pink Party she co-founded, which benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. She is active in the Ole Miss Alumni Association, Kappa Delta, the American Cancer Society, is a member of the Destin Fishing Rodeo, a committee member of the Miss Destin organization, vice president of the Ole Miss Emerald Coast Alumni Club and a member of the Florida Public Relations Association, Emerald Coast chapter.
An avid puppy enthusiast, Ms. LoCicero has a Mini Schnauzer named, Champagne Jack and a Springer Spaniel, who answers to the name, Virgil.
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