Joyce Peterson

Joyce Peterson


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

  ‘Best of Memphis’ winners honored in drive-thru celebration: Watch it live on WMC Friday

  Protesters in Memphis gather downtown to march for Walter Wallace Jr., man killed by Philadelphia police

  White House report shows Tennessee among top 10 states in COVID-19 red zone

  My City Rides expands business to help more working Memphians with transportation

  Bartlett Police throw surprise birthday party for young boy, video goes viral

  Memphis man convicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson reconnects with family after being granted clemency

  Paint Memphis 2020 bringing beauty to the Bluff City

  Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton wants to take power from the SCHD

  Drug cocktail given to President Trump going through clinical trial in Memphis

  DeSoto County students, parents vent about virtual learning

  City of Memphis sued by man who said officer sexually assaulted him during traffic stop

  Westwood community receives outpouring of ‘Love and Peace’

  Cordova mom says her 11-year-old son was abused at day care

  Limited-service restaurants and bars preparing to welcome back customers

  Appeals court overturns judge’s ruling in child pornography case

  Memphis landlords suing Trump administration

  COVID-19 sidelines U of M football program

  Mid-Southerners help WMC raise money to provide SCS students with headsets

  The YMCA of Memphis will offer childcare and support for the children of essential workers

  SCS Superintendent Joris Ray announced the district may leave the TSSAA

  Collierville Schools creating COVID-19 data tracking program for students, staff

  Tennesseans can vote absentee, but USPS delays won’t guarantee ballots make it by deadline

  Mid-South high school football teams suit up despite warnings from health officials

  Mid-South veteran survives battle with COVID-19

  Shelby Co. Election Commission sees major increase in absentee ballots

  New greenspace, taproom planned for Edge District

  FedEx Family House celebrating 10th anniversary with virtual fundraiser

  President Trump fires chairman of Tennessee Valley Authority over outsourcing

  Legal expert weighs in on Tenn. State Sen. Katrina Robinson’s case

  Former MPD detective, ‘First 48 Star’ dies from COVID-19