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

  Plough Foundation announces giveaway of all assets before closure

  Grizzlies host garage sale at FedExForum

  Purse snatching suspects released twice without bond

  Visitation held for Debra Johnson ahead of funeral

  Speed cameras race to school zones in Memphis

  Candlelight vigil held to honor Southaven Walmart shooting victims

  Suspect arrested more than 2 years after deadly hit-and-run

  More than 3,200 stops made since launch of MPD’s ‘Operation Safe Travel’

  ‘Y on the Fly’ backpack drive is a wrap, but you can still donate

  THP’s ‘Operation Grizzly Bear’ sees great results

  Residents worried after MLGW threatens to shut off their water despite paying their rent

  WMC gets action on park maintenance issues

  Memphis River Parks Partnership questioned about park maintenance

  Preliminary NTSB report issued in deadly Mississippi plane crash

  Memphian upset her hit and run remains unsolved

  Jerry Lawler reaches out to victim of alleged art scam

  A look at Whitehaven’s new multi-million dollar park

  Mississippi faces federal lawsuit over new meat labeling law

  Player surveys paint picture of troubled U of M Ladies Basketball Program

  Jerry Lawler’s former podcast partner accused of scamming fans

  City to spend millions repaving Memphis streets

  Hospitality industry weighs in on Tom Lee park design

  Memphis actress performs at the Kennedy Center

  Tour offers new perspective of Memphis

  Memphis Goodwill Industries ordered to pay $150K fine

  ASD superintendent resigns

  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