Jonee’ Lewis joined WREG as the Weekend Anchor/Reporter in February 2019.

Originally from Florida and a lover of warm weather, Jonee’ previously had stops in North and South Carolina but is happy to call Tennessee home.

Her love of journalism and storytelling has led to covering hurricanes, snow storms, the aftermath of the Charleston church shooting, the passing of Rev. Billy Graham, the impact of HB2 and more.

Jonee’ loves sports, shopping, being involved in her church and a good cup of coffee or tea. She would love to hear from you about the hidden gems to check out in Memphis.

If you have a story idea, email her at jonee.lewis@wreg.com or find her on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @JoneeLewisTV.


Recent Articles
  • Mid-South residents worry about immigration raids

    Over the weekend, federal agents reportedly conducted raids in ten cities targeting immigrants who have been issued final deportation orders.

  • Five children rescued from East Memphis house fire

    Five children are safe after their home went up in flames on Monday. 

  • Woman may face charges after dropping off 30 animals at Memphis animal shelter

    About 15 dogs and 10 cats were surrendered to MAS on Tuesday by the same person, who was waiting outside MAS before it opened.

  • Nonprofit helping hearing-impaired loses state funding amid financial improprieties

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local nonprofit WREG looked at in May has now lost its state funding. DeafConnect of the Mid-South was supposed to be supporting people who are deaf or hard of hearing, but an audit accused the organization of having issues with stolen money, forged checks and fake financial documents. Those accusations were enough for the State of Tennessee to end its contract with the agency that impacted the lives of hundreds of people. “After thoroughly reviewing the […]

  • County mayor axes money for University of Memphis over employee pay

    Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has vetoed a $1 million grant to The University of Memphis. Now the university's president and county commissioners are firing back. 

  • Four more teens arrested in July 4 downtown attack

    That brings the total number of arrests in the case to five: two 16-year old girls, one 16-year-old boy and two 15-year-old boys.

  • Westwood woman working to restore neighborhood, halt crime

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis woman said she’s fed up with crime in her Westwood neighborhood, and she has a message for the people causing the unsafe feeling. Delores T. Malone has lived in the house in the Westwood neighborhood for more than 40 years, but she said much has changed in those four decades. There is now a fence and locks to keep the crime out, but Malone said that’s still not enough. “Neighbors are afraid to speak up […]

  • East Memphis neighbors fed up with abandoned pool attracting mosquitoes

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An East Memphis neighborhood is trying to get a property owner to take action on an abandoned pool that is now breeding mosquitoes. The Shelby County Health Department has already issued a violation for the pool of the vacant property on Meadowcrest Cove. “The pool is just filled with dark standing water up to the top,” neighbor Corey Parker, who reported the property to the health department, said. He said the standing water has lead to other […]

  • Man burglarizes apartment, returns to give back some items and apologize

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A thief returning stolen items is not the typical ending for most burglaries, but that’s exactly what happened to a Memphis woman Monday morning. The man accused of being involved was brought to 201 Poplar, but not before first going back to the victim’s apartment and apologizing. “At first it’s unbelievable,” one resident in the area said. “You hardly rarely ever hear of a story like that.” Rare is probably the best way to describe it, but […]

  • Man points gun at children during robbery

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man faced a terrifying encounter when he was robbed at gunpoint while holding his little boy. Police said two men kicked the door in and pointed a gun at the man, woman and two young kids inside the house on Goodlett Road. One of the suspects stood guard while another took a watch and $300. Police arrested Marques Simpson and are still searching for the other person who pointed the gun at the kids. Idella […]

  • Millennium Companies announces intent to buy Germantown Country Club property

    Millennium Companies has announced it intends to purchase the former Germantown Country Club property.

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