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

  No appointments needed for federal COVID-19 vaccination site during evenings through Sunday

  Push for people to register for vaccines continues as mass vaccination site kicks off

  Attorney calls ethical misconduct allegations against Commissioner Ford ‘unfounded’

  Shelby County Commission strikes down land sale for Byhalia Pipeline

  Who’s included in Shelby County’s Phase 2a/2b vaccine availability?

  Electric car factory coming to southeast Memphis gets tax break

  Shelby County residents in phase 1C encouraged to sign up for shot

  ServiceMaster Headquarters leaving Memphis, relocating to Atlanta

  City of Memphis bracing for vaccination phase 1C

  Tennessee used military might to help City of Memphis vaccine program

  Timeline of Shelby County vaccine concerns

  Lawsuit filed against SCS after principal placed on leave, violates free speech

  Lawmakers, community leaders raising concerns about proposed pipeline

  MLGW: 89 water main breaks repaired, water pressure has improved

  Memphis Fire Dept. navigates historic water crisis to keep you safe

  MLGW busy fixing busted pipes, dispelling water shut off rumors

  Dangerous icy streets challenge motorists, delay grocery supplies

  Mid-Southerners brace for major winter storm, race to grocery stores

  Long, cold wait for MLGW customers who lost power in Ice Storm

  State of the State: Lee acknowledges Tennessee’s strengths as COVID-19 crisis takes its toll

  71,000 vaccine doses administered in Shelby County, teachers not moved up

  SCS officials want teachers & staff vaccinated if schools are to reopen

  Health dept. says SCS should be able to reopen safely with precautions

  Breakdown of Shelby County vaccine distribution

  Gov. Lee calls for SCS schools to reopen in two weeks

  Mid-South college offers chance at second career amid pandemic

  Residents with vaccine appointments turned away after hours of waiting

  GALLERY: Thunderstorms, hail and power outages sweep across the Mid-South

  LeBonheur seeks to join COVID-19 vaccination trial for kids

  Mid-South Congress members, governors react to Biden-Harris inauguration