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

  EDGE board approves new TIF district in Raleigh

  Historic World War II B-17 bomber to give Memphians a chance to fly

  Police: Two men charged in chop shop bust

  22 inducted into Memphis Sports Hall of Fame

  White Station senior wears gown as he’s crowned Homecoming Royalty

  Paint Memphis to revamp Lamar Theater

  Mayor Strickland responds to complaints about MRPP park maintenance

  Union Row expected to be a game changer for Downtown Memphis

  MBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Coahoma County leaving man injured

  Father seeks help solving crime against daughter at neighborhood safety meeting

  President Trump working to ban flavored E-cigarettes

  New Shelby County voting center to be named after James Meredith

  5 Great Things: Memphians assist in Hurricane Dorian relief, Peabody Hotel celebrates 150 years

  Nick Vergos of Rendezvous remembered as ‘amazing, inspirational’ person

  Shelby Co. mayor proposes fee on homes with 3+ vehicles to help fund MATA

  Collierville woman convicted in deadly 2015 crash gets new sentencing hearing

  Tennessee Task Force One heading to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian

  New Memphis hosts 2019 ‘Exposure’ event

  Downtown business owners support Tom Lee Park renovations

  Youth basketball league named after ‘First 48’ murder series

  Memphis River Parks Partnership responds to criticism over park maintenance

  Plough Foundation announces giveaway of all assets before closure

  Grizzlies host garage sale at FedExForum

  Purse snatching suspects released twice without bond

  Kroger purse-snatching suspects previously involved in same crime at Lowe’s

  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’