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

  TDH monitoring Memphis hospital capacity

  Mississippi governor signs bill removing 126-year-old state flag with Confederate battle emblem

  Construction for Lake District still underway amid public health crisis

  Shelby County Clerk’s Office set to reopen next week with restrictions

  Jericho Police Chief claims Crittenden Co. Sheriff is intimidating department

  Amazon to bring enhanced computer science education to 11 SCS elementary schools

  SCS considering face shields for students upon return to school

  City leaders, activists continue conversations for change

  Memphis City Council approves mask ordinance

  Memphis Deaf Community joins march in support of social justice in Downtown Memphis

  Calls to defund Memphis police as activists meet with Mayor Strickland

  Residents hold peaceful protest outside DeSoto County courthouse

Protesters take to I-40 and I-55 bridges demonstrating rolling blockades

  Treatment of Memphis protester sparks calls for apology, change

  President Trump, Biden face criticisms for behavior over holiday weekend

  Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sued, accused of not protecting inmates from COVID-19

  Vigil held for 55-year-old great-grandmother killed in shooting; suspect in custody

  Law enforcement access to COVID-19 patient information sparks controversy in Mid-South

  Memphis, Shelby County restaurants to reopen at 50-percent capacity Monday

  A look at Shelby County’s COVID-19 Safety Protocols for businesses reopening

  Trolley car removed from former Spaghetti Warehouse

  Here’s a recap of our ‘Road to Reopening’ town hall discussing COVID-19 concerns

  Here’s a breakdown of the 3-phase reopening plan for Shelby County

  Married couple of more than 50 years dies of COVID-19 complications just days apart

  Memphis mayor’s new business protocols go into effect Friday

  FedEx mechanic builds intubation box to protect medical staff from coronavirus

  UTHSC health expert answers questions about coronavirus as states reopen economy

  Gov. Bill Lee announces end to Tennessee’s safer-at-home order

  Breaking down Trump’s three-phase reboot of America’s economy

  Riders raise concern about reduced MATA service; MATA condemns ‘joyrides’