Joyce Peterson

Joyce Peterson

Anchor/Reporter

Memphis, TN

Joyce Peterson is an anchor/reporter at WMC Action News 5.

Joyce is a second-generation TV journalist and has reported the news in the Mid-South for more than 25 years.

She's also married to your favorite weather guy, WMC Chief Meteorologist Ron Childers.

Weekdays you'll find Joyce anchoring our 3:30 and 4 p.m. newscasts. Then she switches gears and hits the street to report at 10 p.m.


Recent Articles by Joyce

  MPD goes to Level 3 in wake of violent protests following Frayser shooting

  Governor Lee excited for ‘Bluff City Law’

  Memphis 200: The history of Beale Street

  Memphis girl faces rare disorder with humor as St. Jude steps in with a cure

  Lease-to-own scooter program offers affordable transportation around Memphis

  Parents concerned after man seen touching self near playground

  Frayser community center shut down over mold concerns

  Heavy rain causes flash flooding, delays for Mid-South residents

  Blackburn declines WMC debate invite

  Memphis woman accused of identity theft faces additional charges

  Memphis woman repeatedly accused of identity theft arrested again

  1 killed, 1 injured in Orange Mound shooting

  Exoskeleton helps patients learn to walk again

  Residents, lawmakers upset at lack of road maintenance by TDOT

  Remaining Civil War symbols, including cannons, removed from Fourth Bluff Park

  Peacock on the loose moves into Memphis neighborhood

  'You can't move on from this': Man killed in shooting outside community center

  Memphis Zoo officials 'double check' themselves after New Orleans jaguar escape, killing spree

  HUD to ban smoking in public houses starting July 31

  Shelby Co. employee pays thief to steal $10K worth of lawn equipment, police say

  Law enforcement believes spike in car burglaries related to guns

  Family adopts second service dog from Memphis Animal Services

  Apartment residents on 'poop patrol' to ensure neighbors clean up after pets

  SUV, trailer stolen from New York family as they ate at Central BBQ

  Community weighs in on redeveloping abandoned South City buildings

  Tom Lee memorial could be removed from park

I-240 road rage shooting conjures up memories of Laylah Washington case

Beale St. businesses hopeful Grizz draft pick will boost sales

Memphis River Parks Partnership announces 13-year deal

Electric scooter sharing service officially launches in Memphis