WMC Action News 5, an NBC affiliate, is the Mid-South’s news leader.
That rich history started back in in December 1948 when viewers in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi turned on their televisions and watched WMC-TV for the first time.
Since then, WMC Action News 5 has become the news leader in Memphis and the Mid-South and the number #1 source for weather and breaking news.
WMC Action News 5’s news department produces more than 30 hours of news on a weekly basis to 44 counties in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri.
As an example of the station’s commitment to excellence, WMC Action News 5’s dedicated journalists have won awards from the National Association of Broadcasters, the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Society of Professional Journalists and countless Emmy awards.
WMC Action News 5 is committed to the Mid-South, partnering with the communities it serves. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The American Heart Association, and The Mid-South Food Bank, are just a few of the organizations WMC Action News 5 is proud to work with.
So whether it’s breaking news, weather, or a look at what’s going on across the Mid-South, WMC Action News 5 is THE place to find everything you need, on every platform. On air, online, and on social media, WMC Action News 5 is your news leader.