Joyce Evans

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For the Australian photographer, see Joyce Evans (photographer).

Joyce Evans is an American news anchor and reporter. She anchors WTXF's Fox 29 News at 6 and 10 P.M on weekends. She joined the station in 1996 as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter.

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Evans began her journalism career as the morning anchor at WSET in Lynchburg, Virginia and later was a weekend anchor and public affairs program host in Miami, Florida at WCIX (now WFOR). She moved to Philadelphia and for ten years worked at KYW-TV as a reporter, fill-in anchor and host of The Saturday Tribune.

On October 6, 2013, Evans posted a controversial tweet comparing a mass shooting to popular TV Drama Breaking Bad. In response to the controversy, Evans said that she did not mean to joke about a serious matter: she has not discussed it since.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Born on June 13th in Washington DC, the 5th (of 8) child of William A. and Margaret Evans, she attended Kenilworth Elementary, Grimke Elementary, Shaw Jr. High, and graduated from McKinley High School. Evans attended Howard University Upward Bound and is a graduate of Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism, and is a Distinguished Alumna. She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the National Association of Black Journalists. She is a native of Washington, DC and resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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