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

  Former officer charged with kidnapping murder, previously failed to comply with MPD regulations

  MLK Day of Service takes new forum during pandemic

  Tipster explains why they helped FBI identify Memphis man now charged in connection with Capitol siege

  MFD using new ultraviolet tool to fight the spread of COVID-19

Family remembers man killed in hit-and-run while stopping to help stranded motorist

  Memphis chef asks MLGW to provide financial relief for struggling restaurants

  USPS still experiencing delays from Christmas

  Beale Street closes for New Year’s Eve at 10 p.m.

  COVID-19 puts a damper on Beale Street New Year’s Eve celebration

  Confusion sparks as vaccine distribution takes off in Shelby County

  Nashville police release dramatic body cam footage from Christmas Day bombing

  Beale Street Music Festival postponed until 2022

  Health officials hoping “Elvis Effect” will encourage Mid-Southerners to take vaccine

  Remembering popular Memphis radio personality Chris Jarman

  Family, South Memphis community remembers Pastor Donnell Cobbins

  Health care officials share thoughts on first vaccine doses distributed in Mid-South

  NCRM Freedom Awards held virtually this year

  Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson resists calls for lockdown, asks citizens to be responsible instead

  Tennessee DCS audit covering 4 years reveals alarming problems

  SCSO investigating deadly double shooting in Arlington

  2020 Holiday Food Drive wraps raising more than $130K for Mid-South families

  Mom says her son was racially bullied, demands action from Collierville Schools district leaders

  SCHD releases new restrictions in Shelby County amid rising coronavirus cases

  St. Jude scientists make breakthrough and discover possible COVID-19 treatment

  Family files wrongful death suit after FedEx Hub worker dies on the job

  Le Bonheur has plans to buy Memphis hospitals, Federal Trade Commission against it

  Drunk driver who killed pregnant woman and infant child granted parole

  Mississippians react to DeSoto County Sheriff not enforcing Gov. Reeves’ mask mandate

  Proposed bill would remove authority from county health departments concerning county-wide emergencies

  Local Black-owned chocolatier named on Oprah’s list of favorites