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

  Shelby County ramping up COVID-19 testing

  MPD director addresses sick officers, enforcement of ‘stay-at-home’ order

  Health expert at UTHSC projects multiple surges of COVID-19; Normalcy could be years away

  Gov. Bill Lee signs order requiring Tennesseans to stay home

  Shelby County increases ambulance cleaning amid coronavirus outbreak

  How to clean your home if a family member has coronavirus

  What you need to know about the coronavirus stimulus checks

  Democratic presidential candidates campaign ahead of South Carolina, Super Tuesday

  National stocks drop amid coronavirus fears

  Vice President Pence to lead U.S. government response to coronavirus

  Corrections officer files lawsuit against Shelby County detailing sexual harassment allegations

  TDOSHS launching reservation system for Real ID customers

  School employees, parents raise money to buy vehicle for Germantown custodian

  Forrest City honors officers injured in Walmart shooting

  Watchdog organization finds toxic chemicals in US drinking water, including Memphis

  SCS teachers protest professional development program at county school board meeting

  Gov. Reeves shares photos from Parchman

  AFSCME President: No sanctioned sanitation strike

  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

  MLK Days of Service kick off in Memphis

  EDGE Board approves tax break for UPS

  NY Civil Rights attorney files lawsuit against Mississippi following uproar in state prisons

  Mother of murdered truck driver speaks after person of interest is charged

  Lead testing complete for 1 Shelby County school; 34 more to go

  Memphis veteran, attorney shares personal experience at Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq

  Memphis-based Youth Villages makes its mark across the nation

  Midtown kidnapping victim released from hospital

  Thousands ring in the New Year on Beale Street

  Namesake of Alcenia’s restaurant dies just before 99th birthday

  Families flock to ‘Starry Nights’ on Christmas night