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

  Coast hotels see drop in revenue as water advisory continues

  6th annual Poker Run raises money to help kids in foster care

  ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ event raises thousands towards affordable mental health services

  Health professionals respond to Gulfport Mental Health Center’s possible closure

  ACLU relaunches call to lift panhandling bans in Mississippi

Hancock County residents prepare for heavy rains from Tropical Storm Barry

  Campers at Buccaneer State Park watchful of the weather

  Pascagoula the last coastal town to join algae-related water advisory

  South Mississippi Strong: Entrepreneur provides platform to highlight black-owned businesses

Pass Christian Police Chief Darren Freeman officially sworn in

  National Guard soldiers begin journey to deployment with emotional sendoff

  Memorial wall installed in honor of lost loved ones

Pascagoula block party brings summer fun and lesson on safety to children

  Gulfport approves plans to define short-term rentals

  Hancock Chamber announces 2019 Businesses of the Year

  World War II combat ship brings American history to Bay St. Louis

Long Beach High School alumni walk halls for last time before demolition

  Businesses perform acts of service on United Way Day of Action

  Hancock County celebrates families reunited after foster care

  Viral Little League brawl prompts conversation about sportsmanship

  Families celebrate Father’s Day on last day of Summer Fair

  Blow Fly Inn hosts meet and greet for JoJo the kangaroo

  Moss Point school uses $75k grant to boost K-3 summer reading program

  Developer changes his mind after residents voice opposition to a RV park in Gulf Hills

  Stennis International Airport receives $250,000 expansion grant

  Injured great blue heron leads rescuers on weeks-long chase

  Softball tournament raises money for family of slain Biloxi officer

  Harrison County county leaders prepare for upcoming hurricane season

  Residents’ offer fresh ideas for downtown Gulfport’s ‘Backlot Project’

  Shrimpers pray for healthy waters at 90th annual Blessing of the Fleet