Joseph Payton

Joseph joined the 14 News team in June of 2018 as a Multimedia Journalist/ Reporter. He comes to 14 News from Ohio University where he graduated with a degree in Journalism News and Information and a minor in sociology. While at Ohio University, Joseph worked as a reporter and anchor for News Watch in both news and sports at WOUB. During his senior year, he was also the host of the sports department’s flagship live television program called Gridiron Glory, where he led a team of reporters in their coverage of over 30 local high school football teams. Joseph grew up in the small town of Ironton, Ohio, and attended St. Joseph Central Catholic High School. He gained an affection for television news as a young child while watching the local news and Sports Center. Joseph is also the youngest of four children. He has two older sisters and one older brother. Aside from news, Joseph likes playing basketball, video games, piano, and playing with his niece and nephews. He also is a big fan of the Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Ohio Bobcats, and Ohio State Buckeyes. Joseph is excited to get his career started in Evansville and looks forward to getting to know the community. If you see him around town, be sure to introduce yourself and send any story ideas that you might have his way!

Recent Articles by Joseph

  Tell City leaders pledge $200K to upgrade part of Washington St.

Shoppers still supporting local business

Visually impaired kids enjoy holiday tradition of baking cookies, making crafts

Over 600 USI students graduate Saturday

Bids considered for Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

Blackford family collecting trains for donation

Anonymous donor will match Salvation Army red kettle donations

Boonville Fire Department gets new water and ice rescue gear

42,000 pounds of potatoes shipped to Evansville

Aurora hosts sixth annual gingerbread fundraiser

Parenting Time Center opens all new Teen Room

Santa’s elves help with mail

High-speed internet coming to Santa Claus, IN

Fmr. Warrick Co. teacher accused of having relationship with minor

Hundreds of fish dead in neighborhood pond

Warrick Co. Council approves $300,000 for trail system

Community welcomes home fallen soldier

State police escorting body of Army SPC. Watters from Indy to Evansville

Clarence Miller sentenced to 82 years for murder, aggravated battery outside Evansville strip club

Locals react to U.S. Senate race results