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

  Volunteers take pride in keeping beaches clean for Mississippi Coastal Cleanup

  Family of Gulfport murder victim relieved after suspect found dead

  Developer seeking approval for new Biloxi casino

  Man claiming to be Gulfport murder suspect on the run calls WLOX to ‘explain himself’

  Veterans reflect on importance of service at Waveland Memorial

Christmas City continues at Coliseum with gifts, holiday spirit for all

  Ingalls employees spend day giving back to coast communities

  Memorial run honors Jackson County soldier killed in combat

  USM’s Center for Ocean Enterprise breaks ground at Port of Gulfport

  Political party offices make last-minute push for votes ahead of Election Day

  Santa makes appearance at Pascagoula River Audubon Center

  Fishing with Buddies offers fun outdoor excursion for people with special needs

Biloxi School District earns ‘Award of Excellence’ for 3rd straight A rating

Ripple in the Bay serves 1,000 meals to raise money for Bay St. Louis groups

  South Mississippi Strong: Plastic Free Gulf Coast takes action toward a sustainable future

  Our Lady Academy artists paint mural for Hancock County community

  Hundreds make ‘Strides Against Breast Cancer’ despite rainfall

  Hundreds Light the Night at Jones Park for blood cancer cure

  Gulfport seeks suggestions for city’s recreational facilities

  Head Start ready to welcome students back Tuesday after MSU takeover

  ‘Bras Across the River’ raises awareness for breast cancer

  Jamestown Metal announces 100 new jobs, contract to build Coast Guard cutter

Hancock Co. city leaders vote against diversion fearing it could have similar effects of spillway

  North Bay Elementary hosts circus-themed STEAM education extravaganza

  Keesler airmen send supplies to support Camp Shelby joint training operation

  Coast residents, visitors relieved after water advisories lifted

Downtown Gulfport gets ready for 10th annual View The Cruise

  ‘Mattress Mack’ makes history with $3.5 million bet on the World Series

  Street lights outage on Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge raising safety concerns

  IMMS, MSU get $1.25 million grant for freshwater intrusion research