Joyce Taylor is a Northwest native and has been a member of the "Home Team" for almost 20 years. She is an Emmy-Award-winning anchor of "KING-5 Morning News," the top-rated morning newscast' in the Northwest.
For more than 25 years, she has reported on the events that have shaped this region, interviewing U.S. Presidents, Secretaries of State, entertainers and hundreds of ordinary people who have found themselves in extraordinary circumstances.
Joyce is passionate about health and education. She leads KING-5's "Get-Fit" franchise focused on health and wellness which involves thousands of viewers on-air and on-line at www.facebook.com/groups/KING5GetFit.
Joyce is a proud alumna of Western Washington University. She currently serves on Western's Foundation Board and was recognized as one of Western's "100 Outstanding Alumni of Century."
She also served on the board of Seattle's Rainier Scholars – a rigorous 11-year academic program for talented students of color and is now a member of the Rainier Scholars Advisory Council.
Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, Joyce has a twin sister and is one of five children. She is an avid runner. She's hit the pavement for the Seattle Half-Marathon 8 times! She ran her one and only 26.2 mile marathon in Portland, Oregon in 2006. Her newest passion is Lindy Hop Swing Dancing at Seattle's famed Century Ballroom!
In 1997, Joyce was awarded a "Best News Anchor Regional Emmy" for her live reporting from London, England on the tragic death of Princess Diana.
She is also a member of the SABJ - The Seattle Association of Black Journalists and NABJ - The National Association of Black Journalists.
Joyce and her husband of 22 years have a son and daughter and live in Bellevue.