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

  • Update: Eighteen Starving Horses Rescued After Five Die

    Posted on: 4:55 pm, March 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:11am, March 19, 2014

    Fifteen of the horses are in critical condition. Their body scores are all only 1 out of a possible 9.
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  • State Senate Approves Bill To Eliminate Statute Of Limitations For Rape Cases

    Posted on: 10:18 pm, March 13, 2014, by

    Rape cases currently must be prosecuted within eight years; aggravated rape within 15 years.
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  • Neighborhood Fights To End Violence After Two Double Shootings In Three Days

    Posted on: 9:05 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 10:18pm, March 12, 2014

    “Stop the violence. Just stop."
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  • UPDATE: Memphis Police Say Little Girl At Motel Wasn’t Missing 2-Year-Old

    Posted on: 5:35 pm, March 11, 2014, by , and , updated on: 03:45pm, March 12, 2014

    Investigators swarmed the motel Tuesday and the FBI was alerted after three people thought a little girl there might be Myra Lewis
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  • Two Fires Intentionally Set In North Memphis

    Posted on: 9:51 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:16pm, March 10, 2014

    Both fires were set in multiple spots inside the homes, which are only a mile and a half away from each other.
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  • Germantown School Board Withdraws Tuition Fee

    Posted on: 8:54 pm, March 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:15pm, March 7, 2014

    The fee would have been $200 for non-Germantown residents
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  • Oak Court Mall Shooting: One Person Shot, Four Possible Suspects Detained

    Posted on: 5:53 pm, March 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 11:51am, March 7, 2014

    The injured man is in critical condition the MED.
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    Emergency crews at the mall
  • Murder Charge Filed In Holly Bobo Case

    Posted on: 4:03 pm, March 5, 2014, by , and , updated on: 09:00am, March 6, 2014

    Holly Bobo was last seen at her home on Swan Johnson Road April 13, 2011
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    Zach Adams mug shot for Holly Bobo charges
  • Firefighters Battle Fire And Ice

    Posted on: 8:42 pm, March 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:17pm, March 3, 2014

    Because of the icy conditions, crews had to fight a house fire on North Watkins Road from the street.
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  • Strike Team Comes to Memphis to Fix DMV Lines

    Posted on: 10:43 pm, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 12:02am, March 1, 2014

    (Memphis) A special team called a ‘strike team’ is in Shelby County to work on long lines at Driver Service...
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  • Mother Honors Life Of Daughter Killed In Crash

    Posted on: 10:13 pm, February 27, 2014, by

    The Mitchell High senior was an honor roll student. After graduation, she planned on going to beauty school.
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  • Convicted Serial Rapist Says Guilty Plea Was “Procured Via Threats And Coercion”

    Posted on: 10:13 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    One of his victims said, "It is insulting he's challenging his guilty plea, but the biggest insult is that it took this long for him to be prosecuted."
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