Jerica Phillips - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jerica Phillips

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Jerica Phillips joined the WMC Action News 5 team as an intern in 2008. She has since worked as an assignment editor, web reporter, and news content specialist.

She became a general assignment reporter in July 2011 and currently reports for the morning newscasts.

Jerica has covered a range of national news including the historic flooding of 2011 and the murder of the first female Memphis police officer.

She took a brief break from "Breaking News" and worked as a Social Marketing Coordinator for Shelby County government for two years.

She grew up Memphis and graduated from Millington Central High School.

Jerica earned a Bachelor of Science in communications and broadcast journalism from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. While in East Tennessee, she worked for the NBC affiliate, WBIR.

She also produced for ESPN College Sports and WUTK radio.

Jerica is a proud member of the Zeta Delta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, serving her community, dancing, eating southern food, and traveling.

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