Corie Ventura

Traffic/ Does It Work

Thanks for logging on and thank you for watching News Channel 3 Daybreak!

Make yourself at home and while you're clicking way and checking out our website, browse over to our multiple traffic cameras.

From our Hilton Memphis Cam that gives you a great live shot of Poplar Ave and Interstate 240, our Comcast camera that gives you a live look at Bill Morris Pkwy just at Kirby Pkwy to our Tin Man cam that shows you instant updates on what's going on at Interstate 40 at Whitten Rd. Also on our website, you can find the TDOT cameras I use every morning on News Channel 3 Daybreak.

The TDOT cameras are positioned in numerous locations in Memphis, including both I -55 and the I-40 bridge that spans over the mighty Mississippi River. They're also located in Arkansas giving you a prefect view of the traffic over in West Memphis. We have a link to the Mississippi Department of Transportation website that offers continuous camera shots of heavily traveled roadways that, you as commuters, use everyday!

As for me, I'm Corie Ventura. Traffic reporter and assignment editor for News Channel 3. I grew up in Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor degree in Communication. What you might not know about me is that I also studied at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi and ran on the DSU's Cross Country Team.

I joined News Channel 3 in 2000 and spent the majority of my time behind the cameras. I worked in numerous positions ranging from production, editing, news gathering, research, sending crews to breaking news and our Live at 9 show that broadcasts live from Peabody Place in downtown Memphis. I joined the Daybreak team to report the traffic in May, 2007.

I hope you'll tune in to News Channel 3 Daybreak every morning so I can save you time on your morning commute and help steer you around the hot spots.

Don't forget if you have a Does It Work idea, feel free to email me.

Recent Articles

  • This Product May Make Ironing Boards A Thing Of The Past

    Posted on: 10:26 pm, April 16, 2014, by and

    The Above Edge Magnetic Ironing Mat claims it can transform any magnetic or flat surface into an instant ironing board, saving you space and time...but Does It Work?
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  • Does The GoGo Pillow Really Hold Your Tablet Anywhere You Want?

    Posted on: 10:28 pm, April 9, 2014, by and

    Tired of propping up your tablet to read, work, or watch? In this week's Does It Work, we tested the GoGo Pillow, which claims it can hold your tablet in any position you need it.
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  • Veggetti Promises To Turn Veggies Into Healthy Spaghetti

    Posted on: 10:26 pm, April 2, 2014, by and

    If you have a product you'd like Corie to test, you can email her at
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  • Does It Work: Amco One-Step Corn Kerneler

    Posted on: 10:28 pm, March 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:40am, March 27, 2014

    It promises to easily remove corn kernels from the cob in one quick motion and without a big mess.
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  • Does It Work: Perfect Bacon Bowl

    Posted on: 10:27 pm, March 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:28pm, March 19, 2014

    Bacon lovers are always looking for ways to get more pork in their lives, and there's a product that promises to transform how you serve the breakfast favorite.
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  • Does It Work: Rejuvenate Floor Renewer

    Posted on: 10:26 pm, March 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:54pm, March 13, 2014

    Keeping your hardwood floors clean is a daily task, and Rejuvenate Floor Renewer claims it can restore shine, fill in scratches, and make your old floors look new.
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  • Does It Work: Rabbit TV

    Posted on: 10:25 pm, February 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:45am, February 27, 2014

    Rabbit TV claims to provide access to more than 5,000 free TV internet channels, radio stations, and free movies
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  • Does It Work: Chop Magic

    Posted on: 10:29 pm, February 19, 2014, by and

    Chop Magic claims it can slice and dice your fruits and vegetables in seconds, so we put it to the chopping block in this week's Does It Work.
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  • Does It Work: Stufz

    Posted on: 10:32 pm, February 12, 2014, by and

    Stufz is a product that claims you can make your own stuffed burger right at home,
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  • Corie’s Baby Blog: Whoa!

    Posted on: 12:41 pm, October 9, 2012, by

    Last night was the first night I woke up out of a dead sleep. I woke up to a severe...
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  • Corie’s Baby Blog: Random & Odd Cravings

    Posted on: 1:44 pm, September 5, 2012, by

    When I was young I thought pregnant women lived off of ice cream and pickles. I could not wait to...
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  • Corie’s Baby Blog: I’m In Love

    Posted on: 11:56 am, August 30, 2012, by

    Last Friday Thor and I were able to peek in, once again, at our growing little nugget. I can not...
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