Stephanie Scurlock is an Emmy Award winning Anchor/Reporter for WREG-TV.
She anchors Daybreak from 4:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. each weekday. She enjoys connecting with viewers through social media. During the 6:00 a.m. hour you can often find Stephanie juggling Facebook Live and anchoring the news simultaneously! Click to see what she’s up to today, https://www.facebook.com/stephaniescurlockwreg/
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 received a Regional Emmy for her work on WREG’s Memphis on a Mission project. She profiled the plight of Memphians in their efforts to overcome poverty and crime in their neighborhoods.
Stephanie’s work has also been recognized by the TN Associated Press.
The organization awarded her Best Enterprise for her exclusive story following the difficulties of a man fighting off a drug addiction.
Stephanie has worked as 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 also served as Honorary Chair of the NAACP Membership Campaign.
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.
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.