Janice Broach is a veteran reporter with more than 20 years of experience in television news.
She has traveled the world covering stories, sometimes in dangerous areas. Her trip to cover the Rwandan refugee crisis brought back disturbing, eye-opening images to the Mid-South. She has also traveled to China and Vietnam for stories about Mid-South doctors helping people with facial deformities.
Janice was the only broadcast journalist chosen to witness the execution of Sedley Alley. She then spoke to the media about it across Tennessee.
Janice was at the Pentagon right after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was there when investigators tested James Earl Ray’s rifle in Rhode Island.
Janice has a B.A. in psychology with a minor in history and an M.S. in counseling/psychology.
Watch Janice on WMC Action News 5 weekdays at 10 p.m.
“When I heard this lady was murdered and that he allegedly murdered her, I thought I’ve been waiting for this to happen and this is what has to happen for him to get put away," said Nurse Practitioner Bobby Stewart.
Jurors were cautioned they would be hearing some “extremely graphic” testimony relating to child sexual abuse. Gorton’s defense attorney, Blake Ballin, told jurors to use their common sense, there is no DNA, nothing that directly connects Gorton to the crimes.
As the family of murdered prison administrator, Debra Johnson, prepares for her funeral this week the Lauderdale County district attorney says he will seek the death penalty when Watson goes on trial for Johnson's death.