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

  Mayor announces cuts to solid waste pickup, staff starting in 2020

  12th Annual WMC Holiday Food Drive a success

  Memphis wins third AAC West title

  Tanger Outlets in Southaven brings Moonlight Madness

  Jerry “The King” Lawler cleared from lawsuit

  MLGW to cut water and electricity to apartment complex

  US Marshals arrest Calif. restaurant shooting suspect in Memphis

  Graceland kicks off holiday season with lighting ceremony

  New rules and fees to come to home, business alarm system owners

  2 shot, 1 dead at apartment building in the Medical District

Mid-South Peace and Justice Center announces reorganization; lays off staff

  Incumbents ousted in Memphis City Council runoff election

  Mitsubishi Electric to lay off employees, sell factory in Memphis

  Court upholds conviction of Mississippi man convicted of killing a neighbor

  SCS reports high levels of lead found in water at public schools

  Shelby County Commission democrats call unfair practices in municipal run-off election

  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