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

  Limited-service restaurants and bars preparing to welcome back customers

  Mid-South veteran survives battle with COVID-19

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

  CDC releases new guidelines for re-testing patients before returning to work

  TDH monitoring Memphis hospital capacity

  Jericho Police Chief claims Crittenden Co. Sheriff is intimidating department

  Memphis City Council approves mask ordinance

Protesters take to I-40 and I-55 bridges demonstrating rolling blockades

  Law enforcement access to COVID-19 patient information sparks controversy in Mid-South

  Trolley car removed from former Spaghetti Warehouse

  Married couple of more than 50 years dies of COVID-19 complications just days apart

  Memphis mayor’s new business protocols go into effect Friday

  Gov. Bill Lee announces end to Tennessee’s safer-at-home order

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

  How to clean your home if a family member has coronavirus

  What you need to know about the coronavirus stimulus checks

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

  Forrest City honors officers injured in Walmart shooting

  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

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

  Midtown kidnapping victim released from hospital

  Group plans to re-erect Memphis confederate statues

  Jerry “The King” Lawler cleared from lawsuit

  Graceland kicks off holiday season with lighting ceremony

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

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

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

  New Memphis hosts 2019 ‘Exposure’ event

  Youth basketball league named after ‘First 48’ murder series

  THP’s ‘Operation Grizzly Bear’ sees great results