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

  Artists showcase unique works at Mermaids Arts and Crafts Show

Community gathers for Biloxi Fireman’s Day Parade

  Biloxi Seafood Festival celebrates Coast seafood industry’s resilience

  City of Gulfport employees to receive 3% raise in 2020

  Church honors local heroes on 9/11 with Blessing of the Badges and Boots

  Medical Marijuana could appear on 2020 ballot, pending approval

  Breast cancer survivors ‘Race for The Cure’ at annual Susan G. Komen 5K

  Cheerleader with Down Syndrome inspires Biloxi Junior High students

First responders save firefighter’s life at funeral home luncheon

  Researchers give 134,000 young speckled trout new chance at life in Misssisippi Sound

  Vape store owner encourages vapers to do research, make safe choices amid health warnings

  Bay Waveland Yacht Club wins 99th Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge Cup Regatta

  Tourists visit Coast attractions for Labor Day weekend

  Recreational, commercial fishermen discuss conservation efforts

Waveland celebrates opening of new town green and bark park

  Business is booming at restaurants across the country, including in South MS

Donations needed for St. Martin High School homecoming dress drive

  Biloxi church’s Women’s Conference empowers women to ‘do all things with love’

DMR director says Coast waters could open as soon as Labor Day Weekend

  Residents weigh in on DOT’s plans to upgrade bridge connecting Pearlington and Louisiana

  Susan G. Komen Foundation gearing up for annual Race for the Cure

  Crossfit athletes push limits at second Gulfport Anchor Games

  50 years after Hurricane Camille, experts reflect on historic impact

  Harrison County parents celebrate regaining custody of their children

  More Head Start programs coming to Harrison County

  USM teases innovative ‘New Blue Economy’ plan with Gulfport Main Street Association

  Waste Pro’s ‘Superman’ uses job to help others any way he can

  Kids get 600 free backpacks at Gulfport back-to-school giveaway

  Bay High remembers star athlete who died of cancer

  Global helium shortage inflates more than just cost of balloons