Michele Reese


Michele Reese is an Emmy award winning reporter and joined the WREG team in April, 2012.

Michele comes to Memphis from the CBS affiliate in Tyler, TX where she was the 5 pm anchor and investigative reporter.

Before moving to East Texas, Michele was the main anchor for the 6 and 10 o’clock news at KSAN in San Angelo.

Michele won an Emmy for crime reporting and the Texas Association Press Broadcasters honored her work in spot news and feature reporting.

Before landing her first on air position, Michele worked as an assistant political producer for WFAA in Dallas during the 2000 election.

Michele graduated from Southern Methodist University with degrees in Political Science and Journalism.

In her free time she enjoys volunteering with the Junior League and playing with her dog Bella.

She always wants to hear from you, “I’m always looking for the big story of the day, so if you have an idea feel free to message.”

Recent Articles

  • Boy Robbed At Gunpoint: “I Was Thinking, Am I Really Going To Die?”

    Posted on: 10:21 pm, April 22, 2014, by

    His mom had just left to make a quick stop at the grocery store when he says the robbers knocked on the door.
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  • Man Found Dead In Torched Car In St. Francis County

    Posted on: 8:55 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 10:16pm, April 21, 2014

    Family members say the man is Willie James Wilson, Jr. They believe he was murdered.
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  • “I Regret Any Misunderstanding” Mayor Apologizes For Rape Kit Comments

    Posted on: 10:15 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 10:43pm, April 17, 2014

    Wednesday, mayor mentioned getting donations to help pay for rape kit testing has been difficult, and blamed a lawsuit filed by rape victims.
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  • Mayor Blames Rape Victims’ Lawsuit For Tough Time Getting Funding For Rape Kit Testing

    Posted on: 10:19 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    "We are working with the philanthropic community. Unfortunately, it clouds things when lawsuits are filed.”
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  • Robbers Leave Bloody Footprint Across Elderly Victim’s Face

    Posted on: 10:22 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 11:43pm, April 15, 2014

    Her granddaughter's message to the robbers: ""I want them to know that was a coward move. We are actively trying to figure out who you are, and you best believe you are going to be caught."
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  • $2 Million Won’t Be Budgeted For Rape Kit Testing In Tennessee

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, April 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:03am, April 11, 2014

    Memphis Mayor A C Wharton asked that the money be given statewide to test backlogged rape kits, but the measure died in committee.
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  • Donations For The Homeless Saved From Being Auctioned Off

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, April 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:32pm, April 10, 2014

    The woman who owned the storage unit they were in was very sick and couldn't pay the storage bill, but after we ran her story Wednesday, you opened your hearts and wallets.
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  • Search Underway After Barge Capsizes On Mississippi River

    Posted on: 4:47 pm, April 8, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:19pm, April 8, 2014

    Two workers who were on the barge when it capsized are still missing.
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  • 25 Dogs And Puppies Seized During Search Of Home

    Posted on: 10:23 pm, March 25, 2014, by

    One woman believes the raid stems from an incident in December, when an officer claimed someone inside thehome fired a shot at him while he drove by.
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  • Tigers Advance In NCAA Tournament

    Posted on: 8:17 pm, March 21, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:43pm, March 21, 2014

    They play again Sunday against either Virginia or Coastal Carolina.
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  • Arrest In West Memphis Cold Case Murder

    Posted on: 2:00 pm, March 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:34pm, March 20, 2014

    On July 16th, 2009, Arthur Gregory was shot and killed in his driveway on Cornell Street in West Memphis
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  • Apartment Fire Displaces More Than 20 People

    Posted on: 5:16 pm, March 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:24pm, March 19, 2014

    No injuries have been reported, although at least a dozen people are displaced.
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