Joyce Philippe

Joyce Philippe


Biloxi, MS

Joyce Philippe joined the WLOX News team in September 2017.

As a news reporter/multimedia journalist, she covers everything from feature stories to breaking news in South Mississippi. Before working on-air, she got her start in the business as one of the station’s digital content producers.

Joyce was born and raised in South Florida and a graduate of Florida State University. While in school, she balanced classwork with her internships at WCTV in Tallahassee and WFLA in Tampa. She also hosted a weekly talk show at WFSU, Tallahassee’s public television station.

Joyce is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

In her spare time, she can be found feeling the burn at the gym, exploring the Coast or anywhere there is good food. Joyce has passion for storytelling on different platforms and being a student of the world around her. Any story ideas? Feel free to reach out to her at or on social media.

Recent Articles by Joyce

  Moss Point-Jackson County NAACP passes out free masks to residents

  Biloxi attractions caught in middle of conflict between city and state orders

  Biloxi High School Class of 2020 graduates in non-traditional ceremony

  Gym owners roll out limited reopening, reflect on pandemic lessons

  Biloxi dance school reopens with high hopes for successful summer recital

Hancock High unveils banners of senior class of 2020

  South Mississippi COVID-19 survivor celebrates wedding anniversary in front of hospital

One injured in motorcycle accident off Highway 90 and Teagarden Rd.

  Moss Point implements new guidelines for restaurants and barbershops

  Gautier church holds large outdoor parking lot worship service

  NCBC appoints first woman to lead base emergency training operations

  Gautier church prepares for large outdoor parking lot worship service

  Moss Point decides to keep restaurant dining rooms shut for another week

Bowling alley serves curbside snacks to boost income during pandemic

  Bay St. Louis restaurant boils free crawfish for frontline workers

  Blind Tiger shows appreciation for first responders and medical staff with free crawfish boil

  ‘If something doesn’t change, I’m out’: Residents react after deadly St. Martin shooting

Ocean Springs church holds drive-through crawfish boil for community

  Hancock County Farmers Market shifts to drive-through service

  Event industry workers face trouble with business assistance

  Casino profits down nearly 50 percent, which means less revenue for local governments

  ‘This was something unprecedented:' IMMS reflects on 10-year BP Oil Spill anniversary

  Biloxi church increases food giveaways to help residents during pandemic

  Police investigating after man shows up at hospital with gunshot wound

  Biloxi firefighter cleared to return to work after being diagnosed with COVID-19

  Church sewing ministry makes hundreds face masks to give away

  #ArtInterrupted hashtag documents creativity during coronavirus pandemic

  Home buyers eyeing low interest rates while sellers hesitate in rocky market

  Hospitals honor healthcare heroes on National Doctors Day

  Truck drivers offered free breakfast, lunch as show of gratitude from Jackson Co. residents