Jarvis Greer

Jarvis Greer

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Title: Sports Director

Professional Experience: 30 years at WMC Action News 5 as reporter / photographer / editor / graphics / assignment editor / sports anchor.

Awards/Recognition: Regional Emmy, Friday Football Fever, Best of Memphis three time award winner Memphis Magazine.

Education: Communication / Fine Arts Degree at University of Memphis.

Family: Wife, Emily (married 20 years in December), and two children, J.J. and McKenzie.  J.J. is a graduate of CBHS, attending the University of Memphis on a soccer scholarship.  Mac is a graduate of the University of Memphis.  Both are driving us crazy!  (Just kidding!)

Pets: 2 Dogs " Mr. Toodles, a Yorkie, and LuLu, a Lhaso Apso.  They play and play and play, and get us up at all hours to go out!!!

Favorite Book: Roots

Favorite Movie: Contact

What I Love most About Memphis: It's my hometown!

Most Interesting Assignment: Covering a tale of three cities: Memphis, Nashville and Atlanta. We profiled all 3 before the 1980 Memphis Mayoral Election. Memphis has alot going for it. But could learn a lot more from two thriving southern neighbors that have consolidated governments.