Sudu Upadhyay

Sudu Upadhyay

Sports Anchor/Reporter

Memphis, TN

Sudu Upadhyay was born in Kathmandu, Nepal but moved to Oxford, Mississippi when he was 5 years old.

Growing up in Oxford, Sudu fell in love with sports and while in the sixth grade he decided he wanted to be a sports reporter.

After serving in various editorial positions for his high school’s newspaper and TV news program, Sudu went on to Ole Miss to major in broadcast journalism. While at Ole Miss, he oversaw the campus news channel as the station manager and sports director. He also worked as a multimedia journalist for the Ole Miss Spirit, an affiliate of Scout Media Network.

Sudu earned various awards for his work in college, including a college journalist of the year honor from the Southeast Journalism Conference and a first place regional Mark of Excellence award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Sudu graduated from Ole Miss in December 2016 and joined WMC Action News 5 in January 2017 as a sports reporter and weekend sports anchor.


Recent Articles by Sudu

  Pollard’s path to NFL a testament to hard work

  200,000 attend first night of NFL Draft

  The stage is set for the 2019 NFL Draft

  Wiseman ramping up efforts to recruit top prospects to Memphis

  East High’s Antonio Thomas signs with Bradley

  Grizz gamer changing lives in Africa, providing aid to children

  Grizzlies execs explain decision to fire Coach Bickerstaff

  Rachel Heck to make third LPGA Major appearance

  Tigers seniors thankful for time spent at UofM

Memphis Express players recognized with Player of the Week honors

  James Wiseman gets McDonald’s All American jersey

  Tennessee Prep’s Damion Baugh commits to UofM

  Bicentennial Beatdown Championship Boxing Fight coming to Memphis

  Memphis Express look to revolutionize fan experience at Liberty Bowl

  DeMarquis Gates shines in Memphis Express season opener

  Mid-South players net scholarships on National Signing Day

  MUS dual sport star Maurice Hampton signs with LSU

  Grizzlies fall to Pelicans in heartbreaking MLK Day game

  UofM Tigers improve to 12-6 overall after Saturday’s victory over SMU

  Penny Hardaway upset with seniors after ‘ugly win’

Grizzlies deliver Stone Cold Stunner to Spurs, ending losing streak

  Memphis Hoopfest features nation’s top prospects

  Tigers TE Joey Magnifico serves as role model for former Le Bonheur patient

Lausanne RB Eric Gray signs with University of Tennessee

  CFB Early Signing Period: Memphis area schools

Horn Lake’s Nakobe Dean, nation’s top ILB, signs with UGA

  Five Whitehaven football players sign to Division I schools

  Kenny Dillingham to become Auburn offensive coordinator

  Norvell addresses Kansas State coaching rumors

  James Wiseman officially signs with U of M