Stephanie Scurlock

Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter

Stephanie Scurlock is an Anchor/Reporter for WREG-TV.

She anchors the weekend news at 5pm, 6pm and 10pm.

Stephanie joined WREG-TV in July 1991 as a reporter.

She counts among her blessings the opportunities she’s had to use her profession to help those in need.

She has covered stories all over the Mid-South. Her reporting duties have even taken her as far as the continent of Africa.

Stephanie traveled with the Tennessee Air National Guard to Dakar, Senegal to report on a humanitarian mission.

The plane piloted by an all-African American crew took computers, clothes, school supplies and other necessities to children who lived in the country.

Upon her return, Stephanie also assisted in helping a man bring his sick wife and children from Senegal to Memphis so she could receive medical treatment.

Stephanie is the only Memphis reporter to cover the case of the West Memphis 3 from the time of their arrests and convictions in 1994 until their release 18 years later.

Stephanie is originally from Dermott, Arkansas, a small Southeast Arkansas town.

She attended the University of Central Arkansas at Conway where she obtained a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

She worked for KTAL-TV in Texarkana, TX before joining News Channel 3.

Stephanie’s work has been recognized by the TN Associated Press.

The organization awarded her Best Enterprise for her exclusive story following the plight of a man fighting off a drug addiction.

Stephanie is an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis in the Department of Journalism.

Stephanie serves as a board member for RISE, a charitable organization that helps Memphians achieve financial self-sufficiency. She is also Honorary Chair of 2013 NAACP Membership Campaign.

She's a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, The Links, Incorporated, Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church.

Stephanie is married and has one son.

Recent Articles

  • Student Forced Into Alternative School

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, March 20, 2013, by , updated on: 06:26pm, March 20, 2013

    Charges dismissed but student not allowed back
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  • Memphis Schools Say Fight Game Not Prevalent Despite Claim

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, March 20, 2013, by , updated on: 05:43pm, March 20, 2013

    Fight game showing up in schools across country
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  • Prosecutor Found Beaten Had Prior Domestic Call

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, March 14, 2013, by , updated on: 06:39pm, March 14, 2013

    Prosecutor called police on her husband in 2008
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  • Prosecutor Pulls Deal From 15-Year-Old After Victim Dies

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, March 14, 2013, by , updated on: 05:47pm, March 14, 2013

    Teen testified against co-defendants in exchange for deal
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  • Mums The Word On Prosecutor Attack

    Posted on: 5:48 pm, March 13, 2013, by , updated on: 06:19pm, March 13, 2013

    Memphis police hands over case of brutal attack of a prosecutor to state investigators but won't say why
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  • Boy Scouts Put Out Survey About Gay Policies

    Posted on: 5:35 pm, March 13, 2013, by , updated on: 05:57pm, March 13, 2013

    Boy Scouts of America surveys members about allowing openly gay leaders and members
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  • Good Deeds Help Memphis Church Triumph Over Tragedy

    Posted on: 9:51 pm, March 9, 2013, by , updated on: 10:24pm, March 9, 2013

    Thieves ransacked Calvary Church Memphis twice but good Samaritans came to the rescue
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    church steeple
  • DCS Report Paints Tragic Picture For Children

    Posted on: 6:21 pm, March 7, 2013, by , updated on: 06:38pm, March 7, 2013

    113 page report details how children died in DCS custody and how investigations are handled
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  • MPD Trains For Vicious Dog Encounters

    Posted on: 5:51 pm, March 7, 2013, by , updated on: 06:35pm, March 7, 2013

    MPD shows News Channel 3 one of its training videos for encountering vicious dogs
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  • Vicious Dogs Part Of Police Work

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, March 6, 2013, by , updated on: 06:20pm, March 6, 2013

    Since November, there have been two officers shot by their partners while serving warrants
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  • Police Union Commercial Bashes City Spending

    Posted on: 6:11 pm, February 28, 2013, by , updated on: 06:14pm, February 28, 2013

    Memphis Police Association plans weekend rally and launches new commercial to stop benefit cuts
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    Memphis Police Car MPD *Please use the new photo*
  • Gun At Elementary School For Two Days

    Posted on: 5:51 pm, February 28, 2013, by , updated on: 05:59pm, February 28, 2013

    Questions remain how students passed around gun for two days at school
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