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

  Gov. Reeves shares photos from Parchman

  AFSCME President: No sanctioned sanitation strike

  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

  MLK Days of Service kick off in Memphis

  EDGE Board approves tax break for UPS

  NY Civil Rights attorney files lawsuit against Mississippi following uproar in state prisons

  Mother of murdered truck driver speaks after person of interest is charged

  Lead testing complete for 1 Shelby County school; 34 more to go

  Memphis veteran, attorney shares personal experience at Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq

  Memphis-based Youth Villages makes its mark across the nation

  Midtown kidnapping victim released from hospital

  Thousands ring in the New Year on Beale Street

  Namesake of Alcenia’s restaurant dies just before 99th birthday

  Families flock to ‘Starry Nights’ on Christmas night

  Mid-Southerners hit the stores for last minute Christmas shopping

  Customers’ questions go unanswered after Train to Christmas Town cancels all rides

  Rhodes College student identified among Nashville stabbing victims

  Memphis families surprised with paid off layaway balances

  Group plans to re-erect Memphis confederate statues

  Former gang member turned motivational speaker gunned down

  Expanding charter schools in Shelby County

  Mayor announces cuts to solid waste pickup, staff starting in 2020

  12th Annual WMC Holiday Food Drive a success

  Memphis wins third AAC West title

  Tanger Outlets in Southaven brings Moonlight Madness

  Jerry “The King” Lawler cleared from lawsuit

  Landlord pays utility bill after MLGW threatens to cut water and electricity at apartment complex

  US Marshals arrest Calif. restaurant shooting suspect in Memphis

  Graceland kicks off holiday season with lighting ceremony

  New rules and fees to come to home, business alarm system owners