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

  • More African Americans Push For School Voucher Program

    Posted on: 5:34 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 06:58pm, January 24, 2014

    Supporters say voucher bill offers choice for low income families wanting a good education for their children
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  • Memphis’ Cold Weather Plan For Those Without Heat

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 05:47pm, January 24, 2014

    Nashville using buses as mobile warming centers
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  • Bond Denied For Soldier Who Shot Fellow National Guardsmen

    Posted on: 6:26 pm, January 17, 2014, by

    Soldier threatened to kill others and himself
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  • Cohen Legislation Targets Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System

    Posted on: 6:21 pm, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 08:48pm, January 17, 2014

    With King Day approaching, Congressman addresses racial problems in justice system
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  • Family And Friends Of Mother Of Missing Baby Talk About Abuse Charges

    Posted on: 4:50 pm, January 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:22pm, January 10, 2014

    Those who know Andrea Walker describe her as doting mother of her older children
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  • Autozone Park Deal Calls For City To Pay For Improvements

    Posted on: 6:49 pm, January 8, 2014, by , updated on: 06:56pm, January 8, 2014

    The Cardinals want to enhance Autozone Park but the city is forking over the money to pay for it
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  • Tupelo Shooting Highlights Sick Leave Problems

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, January 8, 2014, by , updated on: 06:25pm, January 8, 2014

    Tupelo wants to change how officer injured in the line of duty are compensated
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  • Councilman Says Trust Is An Issue In Mayor’s Pension Proposal

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, January 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:29pm, January 3, 2014

    Memphis City Councilman Harold Collins wants the council to hire its own independent financial expert to look at solving pension crisis
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  • Armed Man Forces Deputies To Evacuate Cordova Neighborhood

    Posted on: 12:41 pm, January 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:25pm, January 3, 2014

    Deputies say this was their first call to the Cordova home, but it was an intense one.
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  • Federal Auditors Criticize City Of Memphis Housing Rehab Program

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, January 2, 2014, by , updated on: 06:28pm, January 2, 2014

    Report cites shoddy work and poor inspection system of HARP program
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  • Tax Documents Tossed In Alley After Eviction

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, January 2, 2014, by , updated on: 05:34pm, January 2, 2014

    Personal information of Instant Tax Service clients found tossed out
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  • Binghamton Burglar Steals Kids’ Christmas

    Posted on: 6:26 pm, December 18, 2013, by , updated on: 06:31pm, December 18, 2013

    A mother says she worked hard to buy gifts and toys for her children only to have a burglar steal them
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