PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - On Friday, FOX 29's Joyce Evans was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.
Joyce started her career in Virginia before moving on to Miami and settling in Philadelphia, where she has been reporting for more than three decades.
FOX 29 has been lucky enough to have Joyce on its anchor and reporting team for more than 22 years.
An award-winning journalist, Joyce has earned six Mid-Atlantic EMMY Awards as an individual reporter and numerous others for group projects.
In 2008, the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists named Joyce its “Broadcast Journalist of the Year."
Her accomplishments are not limited to her work in front of the camera. Joyce has previously worked as an adjunct professor at Temple University and continues to mentor young journalists across the country.
Joyce's service to her community has also been recognized, with awards from organizations such as the Children's Miracle Network, the American Red Cross, Temple University’s Adult Career retraining programs, the NAACP, the Black Law Enforcement Officer, and the Spruce Adolescent Counseling and Education Project.
Born in Washington, D.C., Joyce now considers Philadelphia her hometown. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Delaware Valley chapter of The Links Inc., among other organizations.
Join us in congratulating Joyce on her well-deserved honor!