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 or find her on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @JoneeLewisTV.

Recent Articles
  • Tornado blasts East Memphis, hits Parkway Village apartments

    Several people who live in Parkway Village say they’re thankful to be alive Monday after severe storms tore through apartments and homes, taking roofs off and throwing debris.

  • Witness describes chaos at Wolfchase as suspects fired shots

    For witness Kelly Brant, it was supposed to be a nice Sunday lunch with her husband, but it turned into something more terrifying.

  • Still no answers in Midtown shooting that killed man, hurt child

    Witnesses want answers after a car was shot up on a Midtown street with a child inside Sunday night.

  • Tennessee legislators working on pay to play law for student-athletes

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The issue of paying college athletes has been a decades-old fight between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and student athletes. A new California law is changing the game and allowing student-athletes to profit off their names. It could cause a shift in other states, like Tennessee. There’s lots of momentum surrounding sports in Memphis. The University of Memphis’ basketball team had the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation, and that hope is sure to bring […]

  • Months after Cordova killing, man indicted on murder charge

    The man accused of shooting and killing Bryan Scott Hervey in a Cordova neighborhood was indicted Tuesday on murder charges.

  • Convicted murderer captured on roof of prison

    Authorities in Arkansas issued an alert after an inmate escaped from the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys.

  • The Choice Bus, half classroom and half prison cell, stops to inspire Shelby County students

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Graduation rates are up in Shelby County Schools, and one nonprofit is hoping to continue that trend by showing students the importance of making the right choice. Thirteen-year-old Devin Rutherford, an eighth-grader at Bellevue Middle, was one of 250 students who visited The Choice Bus on Tuesday to learn about the impact choices have on the rest of their lives. Rutherford is hoping his choices lead to a bright future. “I want to go to the University […]

  • Memphis voters respond to mayoral candidate’s social media controversy

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Early voting is underway in Shelby County, and voters are keeping a close eye on the Memphis mayoral candidates as they cast their ballots. One of those candidates, Tami Sawyer, is addressing old tweets that resurfaced last week, and that may influence some voters’ decisions. Sawyer called old tweets that referenced drunk driving, white children and outing a lesbian teacher a distraction, and she refuses to speak to WREG but did post a video on her Facebook […]

  • Woman’s body recovered, kids still missing in Mississippi River

    Friends and family of Symphony Wilson, 5-year-old Brenilah and 2-year-old Cortez were watching the search with hope in their hearts.

  • Woman trampled in stampede after shots fired at Delta Fair is recovering, family says

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The family of a Mid-South woman injured in a stampede at the Delta Fair on Saturday night says her condition is improving. Norman Frisbie said he and his wife were leaving the fair Saturday night when things took a drastic turn. “My wife and I were fixing to leave. We were holding hands, and all of a sudden we heard shots fired,” Frisbie said. A GREAT update. This morning her husband told me she’s off the ventilator […]

  • After backlash, Memphis Magazine pulls controversial September issue

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — After backlash over a cover image featuring County Commissioner and Mayoral Candidate Tami Sawyer, Memphis Magazine issued an apology and announced the September magazine issue will be pulled. When the cover for this month’s Memphis Magazine became public, the reaction was swift. The issue focuses on the mayoral race and featured caricatures of the three candidates., but the depiction of Tami Sawyer drew criticism in particular as being offensive. “The caricature reminiscent of Jim Crow era […]

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